Catherine McCarthy M.D. is a child and adolescent psychologist that loves working with children. Shestudies the mental, social and emotional development of children. Typically, child psychologists look at development from the prenatal period through adolescence. Some of the major topics of interest in this field of psychology include genetics, language development, personality, gender roles, cognitive development, sexual development and social growth. Her focus will be on helping understand, prevent, diagnose and treat developmental, cognitive, social and emotional issues. Works with children suffering from psychological disorders including anxiety, mood and personality disorders. Also Works with adolescent clients between the ages of 12 and 18 who suffer from psychological illness or distress including eating disorders, depression or anxiety.