Dr. Mansoor is Board Certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. In 1999, Dr. Mansoor completed her Residency in Adult Psychiatry at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Subsequently, Dr. Mansoor completed her Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. As Staff Psychiatrist in Houston, Dr. Mansoor treated adolescent patients in both residential treatment facilities and in outpatient settings. Dr. Mansoor took a proactive multi-systems approach to advocating.
In 2003, Dr. Mansoor moved to Arizona with her family and continued to advocate for the community. She was Medical Director at Devereux, an adolescent residential treatment center, and at Aurora Behavioral Health Hosptial. Dr. Mansoor began private practice work at that same time. In addition to treating ADHD and eating disorders, Dr. Mansoor treats children, adolescents and adults with a variety of other diagnoses, including mood disorders and anxiety disorders. She specializes in psychopharmacology, treating the whole patient using the bio-psycho-social model.
Dr. Picus graduated from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago with a Master's Degree in 1994 and a Doctoral Degree in 1999. She specialized in Clinical Psychology and Family Psychology, working with "dual diagnosed" individuals, struggling with mental health and addiction issues. Dr. Picus has experience teaching and supervising doctors in training, as well as developing clinical programs for both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric facilities in Chicago, Wisconsin and Arizona. Dr. Picus developed and clinically directed an adolescent intensive outpatient chemical dependency program for the largest health care system in Wisconsin, staffed at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital in Milwaukee.
In 2003, Dr. Picus moved to Scottdale with her family and focused on private practice work. Dr. Picus conducts individual, couples, family and group therapies. She also facilitates psychological screening to help rule out Giftedness and attention deficits. Other areas of expertise include treating individuals with a history of abuse or trauma and helping them understand how trauma affects later adolescent and adult development. She works closely with individuals struggling with eating disorders and other self harming behaviors. Further, Dr. Picus facilitates individual and family therapy, helping families navigate through highly conflictual divorces while working closely with attorneys, mediators and other court appointed professionals. Dr. Picus takes an approach to treatment that is grounded in the psychodynamic orientation, yet provides a systemic and a solution-focused emphasis to therapy, as well as cognitive-behavioral interventions.
8800 E. Raintree Drive, Suite 155
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260