MLP utilizes a broad spectrum of Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Psychoeducation to best tailor a treatment plan to address the unique needs of every patient. Learn more about each service type below.

Child, Adolescent Centered Psychiatry & Psychotherapy

Child, Adolescent Centered

Psychiatry & Psychotherapy- All children grow through their adolescent years without experiencing some bumps along the way. While every child is unique, sometimes they encounter emotions, feelings or behaviors that cause problems in their lives and the lives of those around them. Families often worry when their child or teenager has difficulty coping, feels sad, can't sleep, gets involved with illicit substances, or can't get along with family or friends.


Psychopharmacology can effectively be utilized in many adolescent and adult situations which require the use of certain medications in conjunction with cognitive therapy. The actions of particular drugs and their effects on mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior are sometimes a necessary measure.

Psychotherapy Services at Main Line Psychiatric


Psychotherapy refers to a variety of techniques and methods used to help children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing difficulties with their emotions or behavior. Although there are different types of psychotherapy, each relies on communication as the basic tool for bringing about change in a person's feelings and behaviors. In children and adolescents, playing, drawing, building, and pretending, as well as talking, are important ways of sharing feelings and resolving problems.

Dr. Foster has extensive experience in the treatment of various mental and behavioral disorders including, but not limited to:

  • Academic Underachievement
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anorexia/Bulimia Nervosa
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bullying
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Videogame Addiction
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