Lorraine Henricks, M.D., Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist
She has 30 + years of experience in the comprehensive diagnosis of coexisting mental disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ( ADHD), Mood disorders ( Depression and Bipolar Disorder), Addictive disorders, OCD, and Anxiety Disorders. Based on diagnosis a precise treatment plan is established with the person in collaboration with other professionals ( ADD coaches, teachers, and employers). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and psychopharmacological approach are employed. Dr.Henricks provides individual, group, and family therapy. Services are provided both virtually and post-pandemic in person in her office.
Based on precise diagnosis (DSM5/ICD10), Dr. Henricks sets up a comprehensive treatment plan with individuals, and if appropriate significant others, using evidence-based psychopharmacological treatments in collaboration with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Her work emphasizes interpersonal effectiveness and family systems-based therapy. Her individualized treatment plan always includes a humanistic emphasis with a goal of returning to an approved level of awareness, performance, productivity, interpersonal effectiveness, and underlying family communication issues.
Dr. Henricks trained in Adult psychiatry at the McGill University Department of Psychiatry in Montreal, Canada, followed by a fellowship program at New York University Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department. She is currently a respected faculty member at New York University Medical Center.
With this training and background in child development and pathology, Dr. Henricks can diagnose conditions in adolescents, young adults, and older adults, that would otherwise be missed. More than 50 percent of Dr. Henricks's patients are over the age of 30.
Over the years, Dr.Henricks developed holistic community-based programs using arts, music, educational, vocational training integrated with health, mental health, and addiction treatment, and spiritual development.
For eight years, Dr. Henricks directed an inpatient drug addiction rehabilitation program. This experience has given her a profound knowledge of the holistic treatment of these complex illnesses.
Dr.Henricks has worked in New York City for more than 35 years and is well known and interconnected with a network of professionals ranging from social work, psychology, ADD/ executive functioning coaches, and career counseling, in addition to integrative nutrition and wellness programs providers.