About Us

Who We Are

The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming mental health care for children everywhere. Founded by Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, Brooke Garber Neidich, and Debra G. Perelman, our organization is committed to finding more effective treatments for childhood psychiatric and learning disorders, building the science of healthy brain development, and empowering children and their families with help, hope, and answers. The Child Mind Institute does not accept funding from the pharmaceutical industry.

What We Do

Innovation and information can bring transformation. The Child Mind Institute is improving the lives of children and teens struggling with psychiatric and learning disorders by integrating the following elements:

  • Accessible, evidence-based clinical care for children and their families
  • Visionary, collaborative research engaging scientists from around the world in the discovery of more effective treatments and the exploration of new frontiers in the science of healthy brain development
  • Trustworthy, comprehensive information and resources to educate and empower parents
  • Passionate, focused advocacy to destigmatize childhood psychiatric disorders and bring effective care to families around the globe

We Need You

We’re a work in progress. We need you to help us build a global institution that will be a leader in turning science into solutions for the world’s children. We’ve opened a clinical program that offers children and their families personalized, evidence-based treatments for psychiatric and learning disorders; our aim is for no child to be turned away because of his family’s inability to pay. We’ve started a research program, collaborating with nationally renowned scientists to study healthy brain development; our aim is to discover biological markers of psychiatric and learning disorders. We’ve launched a website to offer parents the information, advice, and support they need to get help for their children with psychiatric problems; our goal is to extend public education and resources on child mental health to teachers, pediatricians, and other mental health professionals, as well as to children and teens. We need your help in this unprecedented effort. Join us on the ground floor to revolutionize the science of child mental health, remove the stigma of psychiatric illness, and extend care to all the children who need it.

The Child Mind Institute comprises a nonprofit foundation, the Child Mind Institute, Inc., and a clinical practice, the Child Mind Medical Practice, PLLC.

Contact us

For more information about CMI, or to request an appointment

PLEASE CALL 212.308.3118

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