Dr. Herdman is a fully board-certified child & adolescent psychiatrist, as well as a board certified general psychiatrist with nearly 20 years of experience who specializes in evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health and behavioral concerns across the range of child development.
Board-Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
FELLOWSHIP training completed in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic/ Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh—University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty training completed in developmental disabilities including medically complicated children, autism spectrum disorders, mental retardation
Specialty training completed in high risk populations: children, teens and young adults with psychosis, teens at risk for lethality, child and adolescent bipolar disorder, eating disorders
Additional training completed in child & adolescent obsessive compulsive disorder, consult liaison child & adolescent psychiatry, psychiatry in school setting, community child & adolescent psychiatry, inpatient child & adolescent psychiatry, early childhood psychiatry, family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, long term psychodynamic psychotherapy
Board-Certified General Psychiatrist
RESIDENCY training completed in General Psychiatry at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic—University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
MEDICAL EDUCATION completed at Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL
Also a parent, Dr. Herdman practices from the standpoint of collaborative treatment with parents and the children or teens themselves. Families will assist in every step of the process including evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment planning. Medications may be offered as part of treatment planning, however families will make all decisions regarding the types of treatments accepted, at all times.