Child & Adolescent Anxiety Disorders

Diagnostic Evaluation

We offer comprehensive diagnostic services including a complete clinical interview and a series of assessment measures. Initial evaluations last 2 to 3 hours.

Medication Management

If psychiatry medication is appropriate, prescriptions and follow-up care are provided.

Outpatient Therapy

Master-level and doctorate-level therapists work with children, adolescents, and their families to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Common Symptoms we Treat

  • Recurrent, excessive distress when separated from home or caregivers
  • School refusal
  • A marked and persistent fear of situations (school, social, performance) or objects
  • Excessive concerns about embarrassment, negative evaluation, and rejection
  • Frequent complaints of stomachaches
  • Obsessive thoughts, compulsive rituals
  • Excessive anxiety and worry
  • Constant thoughts and fears about safety of self and parents
  • Discrete periods of intense fear or discomfort
  • Re-experiencing traumatic events; avoiding stimuli associated with the trauma
  • Tics, tic disorders, and Tourette Syndrome (Tics are involuntary, sudden, rapid, repetitive movements or vocalizations.)


Gail A. Bernstein, MD, Director
Alexandra Zagoloff, PhD, LP
Christine Conelea, PhD, LP

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call intake at 612-273-8710 and request an appointment in the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Mood Disorders Program.


612-273-8710 (new)

612-273-8700 (returning)


Clinic hours

M – F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
Evening hours only available as arranged by your provider


Clinic address

Suite F-275, 2nd Floor, West Building
2450 Riverside Avenue 
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Map and directions


After clinic hours and emergencies

Emergency services are provided 24 hours a day for current clients:

Call 612-672-6600 and ask for the psychiatry resident on call

Call 612-672-6402 (Emergency Department)