Meet Neda Kaveh, MD, MS
Neda Kaveh, MD, MS
Founder, Cherry Blossom Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Neda Kaveh, MD, MS, the founder of Cherry Blossom Psychiatry, is a double board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, and adult psychiatrist, serving patients in Howard County, Ellicott City, Columbia, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and greater Maryland. Dr. Kaveh takes a collaborative approach with her patients to treat psychiatric illness, including behavioral and emotional issues.
Dr. Kaveh’s Approach
Dr. Kaveh’s aim is to meet patients where they are and ultimately create a plan to help a patient move towards their optimal health and accomplish their goals. She considers the patient as a whole and evaluates all of the factors that can impact a young person’s mental health. Using her extensive specialty training in child and adolescent psychiatry and years of clinical experience, Dr. Kaveh assesses each patient through a 360o perspective, developing a collaborative care plan involving the patient, their families, teachers, therapists, and other physicians/providers.
Dr. Kaveh’s Experience
Dr. Kaveh offers psychiatric evaluations and treatment for children and adolescents for a variety of psychiatric disorders including autism, depression, anxiety, school avoidance, bipolar disorder, psychosis, ADHD, post-traumatic stress disorder, OCD, and eating disorders.
Dr. Kaveh completed her specialty training in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Kaveh was named a "Top Doctor" by Washingtonian magazine from 2018-2021. She has expertise in neurodivergence and is an LGBTQ+ friendly provider.
What to Expect
Dr. Kaveh regards herself as one of the many important members of a patient’s psychiatric care team helping in one’s journey toward mental wellness. In order to make this philosophy a reality, Dr. Kaveh ideally meets with the patient and both parents or caregivers to assess the patient’s needs and challenges. Furthermore, depending on the age and preference of the patient, Dr. Kaveh also meets with patients individually to appreciate the current situation.
During subsequent follow-up appointments, Dr. Kaveh examines developments in the patient's life and changes in their symptoms. Depending on the patient's needs, brief therapy techniques can be utilized to target symptoms or discussions may center on medication changes, if appropriate. Dr. Kaveh does not provide stand-alone therapy, but instead offers brief therapy techniques in combination with medication management.