Khadijah Booth Watkins, M.D., M.P.H., Author at MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

Articles by Khadijah Booth Watkins, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program of Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital. In addition, she provides clinical care to children, adolescents, and families in the Child Outpatient Clinic and continues to teach and supervise fellows, residents, and medical students.

Dr. Booth Watkins specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. Areas of particular interest and expertise are Anxiety Disorders, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, student and college mental health, mental health within schools, diversity, inclusion, and suicide prevention.

10 Ways to Emotionally Support Your Teen in Responding to Racism

August 19, 2020

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10 Ways to Emotionally Support Your Teen in Responding to Racism

There is so much out there on how to talk to your little ones about the racism and upheaval going on in our world today. However, there isn’t as much, in the way of guidance, as it relates to talking to your older children, teenagers, or young adults who may still reside at home. Given […]

COVID-19 and College Students – Shrinking It Down

April 29, 2020

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COVID-19 and College Students – Shrinking It Down

Tune in wherever you get your podcasts. Just search for “Shrinking It Down.” When teens leave home for college, it’s natural for both parents and young adults to adjust to new lifestyles and living apart. But many college students unexpectedly returned home due to the coronavirus pandemic, and this can pose challenges for families as they reestablish norms and expectations for living […]