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About Michael Adelman, MD

Dr. Michael Adelman has been devoted to the care of children and adolescents struggling with behavioral health issues for most of his clinical life. Dr. Adelman is drawn to this field due to the striking real-world nature of his everyday work existence. Working in behavioral health emphasizes the humanity behind our existence, both individually and communally. Rather than the “traditional” doctor-patient relationship of expert and patient, the behavioral health perspective must recognize the importance of collaboration. Dr. Adelman’s true passion lies within assisting patients and families in identifying their own internal power and resiliency factors in treatment and gradually moving to a place of greater self-respect and self-efficacy in the context of the therapeutic relationship. Dr. Adelman is unique in the breadth of his experience within pediatrics, psychiatry, and child psychiatry. This “triple board” training provides a unique development and an excellent framework to understand fully the benefits and limitations of behavioral health work in children and adolescents leading to improved partnerships with families and more wholistic treatment planning. Dr. Adelman brings a level of genuine care and humility to his work along with a profound respect for the unique journey and perspectives of each of his patients and families.  

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger
  • Anxiety / Stress
  • Bipolar I & II
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depression with Psychosis
  • Depression with Suicidality
  • Developmental Disability / Autism
  • Drug Use
  • Eating Disorder
  • Functional Neurological Disorders
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Impulse Control (non-alcohol / drug)
  • Irritability
  • OCD
  • Personality Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Post-Partum / Pregnancy Depression
  • Psychological Aspects of Mental Illness
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis w/ Long-Acting Injectable
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Schizophrenia / Schizoaffective
  • Severe Bipolar with Psychosis
  • Sex / Pornography Addiction
  • Pain Disorder
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

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July 21, 2021

Dr. Adelman was very kind and competent and connected well with my teenage son.


July 9, 2021

Dr. Adelman was attentive and personable. He seemed genuinely interested in the best outcome

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.