Dr. Patiño-Fernández provides consultation and therapy to children and adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, and behavioral difficulties. She works with parents of young children and serves as a coach to guide them through difficult transitions or behavioral problems. Given Dr. Patiño-Fernández' specialization in pediatric psychology, she also provides behavioral health consultations and therapy to youth with chronic illness and their families.
Therapeutic services typically involve individual and family therapy to address the family’s main concerns and improve the health and wellness of the child and the entire family. As both a researcher and a clinician, Dr. Patiño-Fernández utilizes approaches that research has shown work, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Dr. Patiño-Fernández conducts therapy in English and Spanish.