The Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine (RCBM) brings together a team of more than a dozen mental health professionals with a wide variety of clinical backgrounds and interests. Our approach is based firmly on an integrated psychiatric and behavioral model and we offer full diagnostic and treatment services for children, adolescents, and adults.
Under the medical leadership of Joel L. Young, MD , the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine specializes in the treatment of Depression, Bipolar Disorder and other mood and anxiety disorders. For over a decade, RCBM has been a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in children and adults. Rochester Center also offers a variety of specialized programs.
The Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine is pleased to announce the publication of Dr. Young’s new book, When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart: Coping With Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, and the Problems that Tear Families Apart. Millions of parents struggle with the mental illness, substance abuse, behavioral issues, or poor life choices of their adult children. Often, parents in these situations don’t know where to turn. Dr. Young's new book fills a critical void in the literature and guides families in desperate need of guidance.
Psychiatry Research recently published Use of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate in treatment of executive functioning deficits and chronic fatigue syndrome: A double blind, placebo-controlled study, detailing the results of a clinical trial conducted by Joel L. Young, M.D.
In this trial, Young studied 26 adults with chronic fatigue syndrome over the course of 8 weeks. Half the subjects were treated with lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (LDX) and the other half were given placebo. Assessments gauging cognition, fatigue and generalized pain indicated that subjects treated with LDX fared better than the placebo-treated group. LDX (Vyvanse®) is an approved medication for the treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome affects 1 to 4 million individuals in the United States. Those affected suffer high rates of disability and depression. No FDA-approved treatment options currently exist for the treatment of this condition.
Please be advised that some of the RCBM service rates have changed, effective October 15, 2013. To see our revised fee schedule, please click the link.
We are located in Rochester Hills, MI about 20 minutes north of Detroit and ten minutes east of Pontiac. Arrive 15 minutes before your appointment. You may want to download the new patient forms and complete them prior to your initial visit.
What insurance plans do we accept at RCBM? Not all RCBM clinicians participate with the same insurance companies.
Opportunity for volunteers to participate in clinical research that may improve their clinical condition.
The Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine is a long-time leader in the treatment of AD/HD across the lifespan. All RCBM clinicians are experienced in the treatment and diagnosis of AD/HD and its commonly comorbid psychiatric diagnoses. We believe that a comprehensive treatment plan is key to the successful management of AD/HD across professional, academic, and domestic settings.Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Treatment
Whether coping with situational depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, or another mood or anxiety disorder, the Rochester Center can help you or your loved one to achieve an accurate diagnosis and develop an appropriate treatment plan. This often includes a combination of medication and therapy. Our clinical staff will work with you to tailor your treatment plan to your specifications.Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
At times when individuals are involved with the legal system, our psychiatric forensic treatment team may become involved. Our team may take on a variety of roles, including advocacy, offering second opinions, and addressing the impact that mental health diagnoses can have on behavior.Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation & Second Opinions
Our goal is to help your child lead the most normal and successful life that he/she can lead. Through therapeutic work with the child, the family, and the school, we can help your child and family to navigate your child's diagnosis and create peace of mind for you and your child, and harmony within your household.Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Treatment
The aging population has its own set of special needs. As individuals age, they face difficult issues such as loss of mobility and independence, the loss of loved ones, and sometimes memory loss. The geriatric treatment team at the Rochester Center is sensitive to these needs and here to help your aging loved ones cope with this often challenging but wonderful time in their lives.Dementia / Cognitive Evaluations
Mind and body wellness are inextricably linked. For this reason, it is important to consider how an individual's psychiatric and physical well-being can both be addressed in an effort to treat the whole person.Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment Program
RCBM is currently involved in clinical trials on the following research topics:
Adolescent Depression, Ages 12-17
Adult ADHD, Ages 18-55
Adult Binge eating, Ages 18-55
Adult Depression, Ages 18-70
Teen Smoking Cessation, Ages 12-16
For more information on these studies, please contact Kevin Storai, MS at 248-608-8800 ext 266 or KStorai@rcbm.net.