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Cook Children's Rees-Jones Behavioral Health Center

Cook Children's Rees-Jones Behavioral Health Center

Languages:
  • English
Day of the WeekHours
Mon9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SatClosed
SunClosed
*By appointment
Day of the WeekHours
Mon9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SatClosed
SunClosed
*By appointment
Cook Children's Rees-Jones Behavioral Health Center

Find pediatric experts in Fort Worth.

Growing up in today's world is hard and many children or teens may go through life experiences that cause them to feel anxious, depressed or even suicidal. As a parent or a caregiver, it can be hard to know when to ask for help. The Behavioral Health Center brings all services together in an expanded space that will provide a talented, dedicated team of caregivers, physicians and professionals with the facilities, resources, tools and programs they need to ensure that these most vulnerable children receive the high quality treatment they need and deserve.

Pediatric services

  • ADHD/ADD
  • Adolescent issues or behavioral problems
  • Anger, Depression, Mood
  • Anxiety, Bipolar, and Autism spectrum disorders
  • Blended family ┬áissues
  • Coping, Adjustment, Stress
  • Developmental and learning delays
  • Medical non-compliance or Child abuse
  • Psychological assessment
  • Grief, loss, Trauma

*Education, support and events for families are also available. Call (682) 885-3917 for details.

"Each care provider took the time to explain things not only to us, but especially our child, which I was delighted to see."
- Patient family

Location and driving directions

Appointments and referral information

To access our inpatient and outpatient Behavioral Health services, a parent/legal guardian should contact our staff of licensed clinicians in our Intake department. A parent or legal guardian is the only one who will be able to refer their child into our Behavioral Health Services department.

To confirm that your insurance is covered, please review Cook Children's accepted insurance plans.

Meet our team of specialists

Dr. Kia Carter
Dr. Kia Carter
Behavioral Health
Dr. Kristen Pyrc
Dr. Kristen Pyrc
Behavioral Health
Dr. Steve Chennankara
Dr. Steve Chennankara
Behavioral Health
Dr. Hari Kumaresan - Cook Children's
Dr. Hari Kumaresan
Behavioral Health
Dr. Shanti Nagireddy
Dr. Shanti Nagireddy
Behavioral Health
Dr. Rachel Talbot
Dr. Rachel Talbot
Behavioral Health
Dr. Akemi Watkins
Dr. Akemi Watkins
Behavioral Health

Additional locations

Cook Children's Virtual Health Services

Bringing expert medical care directly to you.

Cook Children's Virtual Health services can bring outpatient specialty care closer to home, connect you to your pediatrician after hours, help a new mom with lactation concerns or questions, and even make it possible for your child to see a pediatrician during a visit to the school nurse.