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Children's Health Service Mental Health

Mental Health

Director: Richard Rupp MD

Our licensed psychologists and mental health counselors provide assessment and treatment, including individual and family therapy for emotional and behavioral problems. We tailor treatment to the patient and family, providing evidence-based therapies as appropriate: e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-informed therapy, and relationship-based therapy. 

All services are available from our Mental Health Clinics in Galveston and League City for children and youth from ages two (2) to twenty-one (21), with a variety of needs, including:

  • temper tantrums
  • sleep problems
  • non-compliance
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • depression and anxiety
  • autism
  • trauma and loss
  • adjustment to chronic illness

Psychological, psychoeducational, and neuropsychological assessment services are also available.

People

FOR APPOINTMENTS, REFILLS OR QUESTIONS - CALL 888-886-2543

Locations

400 Harborside Drive Suite 103
Phone: (409) 772-3695 or toll free (888) 886-2543
Referral Fax: (409) 772-3680

Clinic Hours
M–F: 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Specialty Care Clinic only - 1st and 3rd Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This clinic provides both Primary Care and Specialty Care services to children and youth from birth through 21 years of age. In addition to general pediatric care, we provide services for: We also offer:
  • Opportunities to participate in cutting edge clinical trials
  • Studies of new vaccines
  • Literacy promotion through Reach Out and Read and Island Pedi Book Club
  • Faculty working on the forefront of primary care innovation
  • Treatment and prevention strategies using the newest practice guidelines
  • Close collaboration with a broad spectrum of specialists and therapists ensuring high level of care
  • Academic environment ensuring the most up-to-date diagnostic and evaluation tools
  • Providing patients with newest vaccines and vaccine information to assist in keeping their children healthy
Located at 6416 Broadway, take the 61st street exit, located on the north side. 
Phone: (409) 744-2240 or (888) 886-2543
Referral Fax: (409) 772-3680

This clinic offers both Primary Care and Urgent Care Clinics. We provide services to children and youth from birth through 21 years of age.

Primary Care Clinic
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m.

Urgent Care Clinic Hours
Radiology and Point of Care testing available
Pediatrician always on site

Weekday Appointment Hours:
Weekday Walk-in Hours: 3:00 - 10:00 p.m.
By Appointment only: Monday/Friday 9am - 3pm AND Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 1pm - 3pm 
Weekend Hours: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Most Holidays: 12 noon - 8 p.m.

In addition to general pediatric care, we provide services for:

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Developmental Assessments
  • Childhood Infections
  • Obesity
  • School Problems

We also offer:

  • Opportunities to participate in cutting edge clinical trials
  • Studies of new vaccines
  • Faculty working on the forefront of primary care innovation
  • Treatment and prevention strategies using the newest practice guidelines
  • Close collaboration with a broad spectrum of specialists and therapists ensuring high level of care
  • Academic environment ensuring the most up-to-date diagnostic and evaluation tools
  • Providing patients with newest vaccines and vaccine information to assist in keeping their children healthy
2785 Gulf Freeway South, Suite 2.200 (second floor)
M–F: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.;
(409) 772-3695 or (888) 886-2543  
Referral Fax (409) 772-3680

This clinic provides both Primary Care and Specialty Care services to children and youth from birth through 21 years of age. All services are provided in a family-centered setting with specialized education and support to optimize care and outcomes.
This clinic is a state-of-the-art facility. Faculty and resident pediatricians are present in this location, providing care for infants and children from the newborn period through adolescence. As in our other locations (Island Pediatrics East and West), there are opportunities for families to participate in clinical studies, including those for vaccines.

If you are interested in receiving your pediatric health care services at this mainland location instead of one of our island based clinics, please let us know when you call.

Services:
 Also:
  • Breast feeding education
  • Clinical trial opportunities
  • Gynecological examination
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases