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 of Anxiety Disorders

  • 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


Gail A. Bernstein, MD, Director
Alexandra Zagoloff, 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)