We are hosting this community meeting to discuss depression and anxiety in children and help parents understand what they can do to help their children navigate these very tough issues.
This event is for parents only.
Each person on the panel will give an 8-15 minute presentation on their area of expertise followed by an open forum, ending with a time of prayer.
DR. ANNE GARRETT, MD, FAAP
Practicing in the valley since 1988, Dr. Garrett is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She has been recognized as a Phoenix "Top Doc" by Phoenix Magazine, "Ranking Arizona Annual Report, Best Doctor in America and Top Pediatrician". She is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics for Midwestern University and the University of Arizona and has mentored residents for Phoenix Children's Hospital. She is board certified in Pediatrics and member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Garrett has served as the chairperson of Phoenix Children’s Care Network for seven years, past chairperson of Pediatrics at Honor Health Osborn, the school board president for Saint Theresa Catholic School and has served on numerous committees at Phoenix Children’s Hospital as well. Dr. Garrett also consults for the State of Arizona and the ALTCS program. She also sits on the board for Hushabye Nursery in central Phoenix.
She received both her undergraduate and medical degrees at Indiana University and trained at both Phoenix Children's Hospital and Oakland Children's Hospital.
DOMINIQUEA CASTRONOVO, LMSW
Dominiquea is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). She earned her Bachelors and Master's degree from Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey.
She works with toddlers, children and young adults using an eclectic approach tailored to the unique needs of each new client. Dominiquea creates a fun and welcoming environment for each individual and believes every child has the capacity for life-long success, no matter the struggle.
Dominiquea has over 10 years of experience in a variety of settings and with diverse clients, including both long-term and brief interventions. Areas of expertise include:
Structural Family Therapy
Anxiety and depression in children and adolescents
Children and adolescents with behavioral and/or sexual issues.
Phase-of-life changes, grief, and loss.
Transition into adulthood.
Social skills for children and adolescents on the spectrum.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Dr. Gatt is an Arizona licensed psychologist specializing in children, adolescents and young adults presenting with academic/occupational, social, psychological or adaptive functioning concerns.
Special interests include early intervention, learning and processing disorders, “underachieving students,” autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders and attention/regulation deficits. Dr. Gatt regularly mentors and supervises doctoral students within her practice from surrounding universities.
Dr. Gatt received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Arizona State University, after which she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology. Her early experience as a school psychologist and subsequent specialization in neuropsychology have led to a broad understanding of educational and medical models.
DR. JENNIFER GATT, PHD
Megan is the proud mother of two young men, Chaz (19) and Cade (who would have turned 17 April 23rd). She is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LACMHC) with a post grad emphasis in Adventure Based Psychotherapy. Brian is a retired Navy Veteran (Navy SEAL) and is currently an instructor for the BUDs students training to be a SEAL. Brian is a proud father of his four grown adult children. We recently started our movement, which is to develop CADE’S LAW.