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Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program

The Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program at Children's National Hospital provides high-quality behavioral healthcare to young children from birth to age 6. We support early identification and intervention for behavioral and mental health needs to allow children to meet their full potential.

Our Providers

Our pediatric specialists provide personalized care for your child’s physical, mental and emotional health needs.

Contact Information

For more information or to schedule an appointment with our program specialists, either in-person or via telehealth, please email us.


Our team has expertise in treating young children who are experiencing:

  • Behavior challenges
  • Mood and anxiety disorders
  • Trauma
  • Developmental delays 
  • Challenges with daily living skills (e.g. potty training/toileting, sleep, feeding)

We never lose sight of the awesome responsibility that we have in helping a child with mental healthcare at the earliest stages of their lives, while supporting their families through the development of strong, trusting relationships.

Choosing Children's National for Early Childhood Behavioral Healthcare

A Longstanding History of Providing High-Level Care

Expert Clinicians

Collaboration with Related Care Programs

Community-Based Relationships

Behavioral Treatment Options Tailored to the Needs of Young Children

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Children's National Primary Care

We offer high-quality, accessible and compassionate pediatric care for your child from birth to young adulthood. We have pediatric offices throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C., to increase your access to care.

Caregiver Webinar Series

Our Division of Psychology and Behavioral Health collaborates with the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders to present an interactive webinar series for caregivers.

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