After receiving her training in other states, Dr. Sarah Ruiz, a pediatric psychologist at CHOC, returned to serve her local community.
Study determines that Pain Buddy app may aid in reduction of pain severity
A new app may help reduce pain severity in children during cancer treatment, a recently published pilot study finds.
Understanding the role of cultural stigma on seeking mental health services
Learn 6 tips to help children and families feel more comfortable with identifying, discussing, managing and accessing mental health services.
CHOC awarded ACEs Aware grant funding to provide trauma-informed care training
The grant helps CHOC to train community providers on incorporating Adverse Childhood Experiences screenings into their clinical practice.
Meet Dr. Micaela Thordarson
Passionate about working with high-risk patients, Dr. Thordarson has extensive experience working with suicidal and self-harming youth.
CHOC Launches Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program
CHOC’s IOP is designed for teens who show moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety, depression or other mental health problems.