Psychiatry & Psychology Child Subspecialty

We’ll help you find the best provider for your child.

The Department of Psychiatry offers a comprehensive subspecialty in the assessment and treatment of children with mental health and behavior concerns. To assist in finding the best provider for your child, we have provided a summary of specialized services offered by each member of our child subspecialty team.

  • Adib Kassas, MD
    Specializes in diagnostic assessment, monitoring of mental health status and progress, and medication management with children ages 2 – 17; Areas of special interest with children include mood disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and general psychiatric care.
  • Sarah Justmann, ARNP
    Provides diagnostic assessment, monitoring of progress, and medication management for children ages 4 – 17; Areas of special interest with children include mood disorders and general psychiatric disorders.
  • Christine A. McGrath, PhD
    Assessment of children and adolescents. Individual treatment for children aged 6 – 17; Assessment interests include learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders. Areas of special interest for treatment with children include trauma and grief, mood regulation, anger management, and social skills development.
  • Thomas M. Ottavi, PhD
    Provides assessment and treatment for youth ages 6 – 17;  Assessment interests include autism spectrum disorders and ADHD. Areas of special interest for treatment with children include social skills development, anger management, mood and anxiety assessment and management, and treating traumatic event responses.

Directions 

The Professional Arts Plaza is located adjacent to Mercy Hospital on the east end, across from the Mercy parking ramp. Our office entrance is located on the 2nd floor, across from the elevators.

Psychiatry & Psychology Child Subspecialty Manager:
Erin Hassler, RN
Location:
Psychiatry & Psychology
Professional Arts Plaza
200 Mercy Dr.
Ste 201
Dubuque, IA 52001
Hours of Service:
Monday through Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Call coverage is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days per week
Outreach Services:
Platteville, WI