The Women and Girls Center at Chesapeake marks the longstanding effort to form a comprehensive team of specialists who are skilled and experienced in providing evidence-based evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders in women of all ages, ranging from puberty, times of pregnancy, postpartum and menopausal transition years.
Conditions We Treat
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD)
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) / Premenstrual Syndrome
Our founder, Kathleen Nadeau, PhD psychologist has for many decades worked with girls and women with cognitive and behavioral challenges. Dr. Nadeau along with Dr. Patricia Quinn, MD, a developmental pediatrician recognized that women’s mental health symptoms are exacerbated during hormonal transitions of reproductive years, yet it remains an area that is not well understood and treated. While they are widely recognized for their clinical and scholarly work in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), their work has for decades has involved management of commonly occurring psychiatric disorders including Anxiety, Depression and OCD in adolescent girls as well as adult women of all ages.