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Best Psychiatric Care and Treatment for Children and Teenagers in Southlake, TX

Located in Southlake, TX, Prime Behavioral Health is a private practice providing exceptional psychiatric care and treatment for adults, children, and teenagers, allowing them to emotionally, behaviorally, and mentally recover and grow.

Our goal is for you to allow our exceptional staff to assist you by participating in a family-friendly psychiatric consultation, which may include prescribing the right medication(s), proper therapeutic treatment referrals, and diligent follow up appointments. We take our role in your life very seriously, and will communicate with you and assist you throughout the journey of your health.

Our Providers are:

Vishal Shah, M.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Barbara Johnson, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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What does Prime Behavioral Health Treat?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Easily distracted
  • Having a hard time sitting still
  • Not getting work finished at school

Disruptive, impulsive behavior

  • Refusing to do work
  • Irritable
  • Defies rules
  • Bullies or threatens others

Neurodevelopmental disorders

  • Autism Spectrum disorder
  • Intellectual Disability


  • Hallucinations
  • Delusions


  • Persistent elevated mood
  • Persistent increased energy
  • Racing thoughts
  • Risky behavior


  • Persistent sad feeling
  • Suicidal thoughts/attempt
  • Self-harm
  • Decreased self-esteem
  • Recurrent temper outbursts


  • Difficulty being away from caretakers
  • Panic attacks
  • Excessive worrying
  • Avoidance of situations
  • Selectively mute
  • Stress/coping issues

Obsessive Compulsive disorder

  • Recurrent and intrusive thoughts
  • Urges
  • Repetitive behaviors
  • Skin picking/hair pulling


  • Nightmares
  • Flashbacks
  • History of trauma/abuse


  • Involuntary noises
  • Involuntary gestures


Medication Management

Addiction Assessment and Aftercare

  • Testing through structured interviews
  • Neuropsychiatric evaluations (if available)
  • Clinical observations
  • Unique aftercare

Body Dysmorphic Disorder & Testing

Understanding the Patient Portal

The patient portal is a secure online website that gives patients convenient 24 hour access to personal health information from anywhere with an internet connection. Using a secure username and password, patients can view information such as, next appointment, request medication refills, and messaging the nurse or doctor.

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