Colorado Center for Neuropsychiatric Medicine
Board Certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry
Dr. George Richard Athey, MD, PhD
Dr. Athey is Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as well as General Adult Psychiatry. He trained at the University of Cincinnati and Children's Hospital Medical Center where he was the Chief Resident in Child Psychiatry. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Athey is past President of the Colorado Springs Psychiatric Society and the North Dakota Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society and active within the American Medical Association. He is a national speaker for several pharmaceutical companies. He has been active in research and has held academic teaching responsibilities at four medical schools.
Dr. Athey specializes in Psychopharmacology Consultations, Mood Disorders including Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression, Anxiety Disorders including OCD and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Psychotic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, ADHD, eating disorders, and emotional disorders co-occurring with medical problems. He has a special interest and experience with Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism and Asperger’s) and Mental Retardation. He treats children, adolescents, young adults, and their families.