San Francisco, CA – The Child Mind Institute announced that Michael Enenbach, MD, a respected child and adolescent psychiatrist, has been named the new clinical director and associate medical director of the organization’s San Francisco Bay Area clinical program.
Dr. Enenbach joins the Child Mind Institute team in San Mateo from UCLA, where he served as associate clinical professor at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience, medical director of the child and adolescent psychopharmacology clinic, and vice-chief of staff at the Stuart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. His clinical expertise includes ADHD, eating disorders, autism and borderline personality disorder.
Dr. Enenbach received his medical degree from the University of Kansas, School of Medicine and did his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the University of Washington Seattle Children’s Hospital. He completed his adult psychiatry residency at UCSF in 2004 and later worked as the medical director for the San Francisco Mobile Crisis Treatment Team. Among other honors and accolades, Dr. Enenbach is the former President of the Southern California Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the current President-elect of Pride-CAPA, the national gay and lesbian child and adolescent psychiatry association.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Enenbach leading our talented Bay Area team,” said Child Mind Institute Founding President and Medical Director Harold S. Koplewicz, MD. “His skills as a leader and an expert clinician, as well as his dedication as an advocate and his compassionate voice, are going to be a great asset to the families and diverse communities we serve.”
“The Child Mind Institute is the gold standard in clinical care for children struggling with mental health and learning disorders, and an essential source of information for families here in California and across the country,” said Enenbach. “I am excited about this opportunity to help expand the Child Mind Institute’s mission and impact in the Bay Area. Our work to meet unmet needs in our communities, at a time when so many families are struggling, has never been more important.”
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The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain, and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Together with our supporters, we’re helping children reach their full potential in school and in life. We share all of our resources freely and do not accept any funding from the pharmaceutical industry. Learn more at childmind.org.