A Child and Family Psychiatry LLC was established by Dr. Sherk to provide treatments to Columbus and Ohio residents.
A Child and Family Psychiatry offers Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for treatment resistant depression and comorbid conditions including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, Social anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder, Autism spectrum. TMS might be an option if you or someone you know was on different medications for depression, anxiety and comorbid conditions without positive result and continues suffering despite treatment. TMS might be considered as an treatment option if you suffer from depression and anxiety despite tried different medications. List of medications might include but not limited to: Zoloft (Sertraline), Prozac (Fluoxetine), Lexapro ( Escitalopram), Celexa (Citalopram), Paxil (Paroxetine), Cymbalta (Duloxetine, Effexor (Venlafaxine).
Our aim is to cultivate a warm and caring rapport with all our patients to ensure the most comprehensive assessment and treatment possible in a friendly and compassionate setting. We pride ourselves on being empathetic as well as highly attentive, which means that we consistently strive to listen to and understand our patients.
Dr. Yakov Sherk is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist based in Columbus, Ohio. He is the founder of A Child & Family Psychiatry LLC.
Dr. Sherk is a 2011 graduate of the Jacobs School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. He has received awards from the University of Buffalo for “Outstanding Contribution to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” as well as for his publication “Liquid melatonin via gastrostomy as an alternative hypnotic in a child with Pervasive Developmental Disorder” published in the Journal Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.
Dr. Sherk has a highly comprehensive approach to mental health treatment based on mindfulness and positive self-expression. While medication alone is enough for some, it is not always the sole solution. He believes in tailoring treatment options to fit the need of each individual patient including a balanced approach that involves patients in their medical decision planning.
Dr. Sherk offers FDA approved most advanced treatment option for depression such as Trans Cranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). Dr Sherk and his outstanding team help patients with depression in Columbus Ohio.
Dr Sherk also has another focus of interest like helping children and adults to improve thinking skills and individual learning potential by using Cognitive enhancement therapy as a therapeutic approach focused on treating specific neurocognitive areas.