Akemi Watkins, MD, a Psychiatrist with Cook Children’s Psychology Clinic – Fort Worth

Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Akemi Watkins, who serves patients in Fort Worth, Texas.

A devoted psychiatrist, Dr. Watkins is affiliated with Cook Children’s Psychology Clinic in Fort Worth, Texas. In her clinical role, she evaluates children’s psychological, medical, social, and developmental history in order to help them with their current concern and figure out the best solution that fits with their treatment goals.

The licensed experts at Cook Children’s Psychology Clinic – Fort Worth provide psychology and psychiatry services for families whose children and adolescents, ages 2 to 18, are experiencing behavioral, neurodevelopmental and emotional challenges such as depression and anxiety to attention deficit disorders (ADD/ADHD) and autism spectrum disorders.

Back in 2010, Dr. Watkins graduated with her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She then went on to further her training by completing her residency at the UCLA Medical Center in 2015, followed by a fellowship in child & adolescent psychiatry at the University of Texas at Austin in 2017.

An authority in her field, the doctor is board-certified in psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high-quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results.

Learn More about Dr. Akemi Watkins:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82555435-Akemi-Watkins-Adolescent-Psychiatrist or through Cook Children’s Psychology Clinic – Fort Worth, https://www.cookchildrens.org/doctors/behavioral-health-psychology-psychiatry/dr-akemi-watkins

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