Skip Navigation
Skip Main Content

Pediatric Counseling Services in Bridgeville, PA

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Welcome to Stepping Stones Psychiatric Care in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our psychiatrist, Dr. Muhammad Shaikh, is one of the only board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists in Western Pennsylvania and has been honored with the title of “Top Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist” in 2017 & 2021. 

Dr. Shaikh understands that each family's individual circumstances vary greatly, which is why he works closely with clients to develop an individualized treatment plan that meets their specific needs. He takes enormous pride in being able to offer the latest medical technologies and therapies available to his patients while keeping up-to-date with innovations within his field of expertise. In fact, there are only a total of 5% of board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists available nationwide!

At Stepping Stones Psychiatric Care, we strive to provide quality care that promotes child development through therapeutic interventions without compromising on safety or comfort levels. If your child needs support from the top psychiatrist Bridgeville, PA has to offer, reach out to Dr. Shaikh today and take the first step towards a healthier future.

Request Appointment

a child listening to someone

Children’s Mental Health Doctor in Pittsburgh

Psychiatric Wellness Center for Kids & Teens

At Stepping Stones Psychiatric Care, Dr. Shaikh specializes in providing comprehensive care for mental health concerns related to children and adolescents that includes medication management. Medication isn’t always necessary, but it can be one element of a comprehensive treatment plan that also includes therapy, parent support, and school coordination.

Dr. Shaikh aims to provide an exceptional level of care to children, teens, and their families in the Pittsburgh area by creating personalized plans for each client based on their individual needs. He prides himself on providing a safe and welcoming atmosphere for all. He also works to ensure that children and teens get the treatment they need in a timely way, so that patients can start feeling better as soon as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Shaikh currently accepting new pediatric and adolescent patients?

Yes! Stepping Stones is currently accepting new patients, and we’re proud to be able to see patients within two weeks of their initial contact with us. Feel free to contact us for more information on our appointment availability and scheduling process. We look forward to helping you get the care you deserve!

Can you prescribe medication to my child?

Yes! As a board-certified psychiatrist, Dr. Shaikh is experienced in prescribing medications when necessary to help support clients' mental health needs. We always strive to use medications in combination with evidence-based therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness practice.

Do you offer telemedicine appointments for children and teens?

Yes, we offer telemedicine appointments for our patients who are unable to come in-person. Our secure video conferencing platform allows you to have a face-to-face appointment with your doctor from the comfort of your own home. Contact us today to learn more about our telemedicine services.

How can my child and I get started with the top psychiatrist near me?

At Stepping Stones, we make it easy to find a psychiatrist and get started on the road to feeling better and living well. Just request an appointment with us using our simple online form.