Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry

Seeking Treatment

The University of South Florida Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry located in St. Petersburg features programs to help children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of psychiatric, behavioral, and neurocognitive conditions.

What We Treat

Treatment Options

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
    • Exposure and response prevention
    • Cognitive therapy – managing anxious thinking
    • Family support for treating OCD/anxiety and parent training
  • Habit reversal training/Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT)
    • Becoming aware of urges that precede tics, picking and pulling
    • Replacing hair pulling, skin picking with a competing response; managing tics so they do not cause impairment
    • Manage distress and anxiety that may contribute to hairpulling, skin picking
  • Medication management
    • Minimizing side effects
    • Maximizing drug effectiveness

What if I'm From Out of Town?

  • We also provide treatment in an intensive (daily) format so that treatment can be completed in 3-4 weeks
  • We will help you make accommodations at a nearby extended stay facility. The Ronald McDonald House is one option for low-cost accommodations while receiving treatment. Our physician services are generally for in-state patients.

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment or to learn more about the Rothman Center, contact us at:

  • Phone: 727-767-8230
  • Toll-free: 1-800-456-4543, ex. 8230
  • Fax: 727-767-7786
  • Email:


We are located at: Bayfront Medical Plaza
601 7th Street South. Suite 425
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

From I-275 S exit 22 for I-175 E towards Tropicana Field

Use the right 2 lanes to exit towards MLK Jr S/ 8th St. S 

Continue 5th Ave S. At .2 mi. Turn left 7th St. S building is on your right. Free valet parking and free parking at the garage.

We are on the 4th Floor, Suite 425