Dr. Kurse specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry. However she is a board certified adult psychiatrist as well. Dr. Kurse is specially trained to work with children as young as 3-5 years of age. There are various modalities of treatment that Dr. Kurse is trained in as a psychiatrist.
Individual therapies include psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral therapy for ages 4-adult. For children ages 3-10 there is strong evidence for play therapy which can help restore the child to their developmental stage that they should be in. Also there is strong scientific support for the use of therapy alone or in conjunction with medication management
for effective treatment of any psychiatric condition.
If you are already in therapy Dr. Kurse will work closely with your therapist to coordinate care. Also she will work closely with family and school as needed to facilitate care. If a patient needs family therapy, Dr. Kurse will refer you to a therapist outside of her practice and will work with them closely or can work with the family as well depending on the needs of the client.
Dr. Kurse is a BoardCertified Child, Adolescent and
Adult Psychiatrist. Dr. Kurse received her medical training in India, where she also trained initially in Internal Medicine, before coming to the US to pursue further training. She completed her adult training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. She then completed her fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences and The Children’s Hospital in Denver. She was the chief resident of the Child and adolescent psychiatry program during her senior year. Dr. Kurse is affiliated to UCHSC and The Children’s Hospital as a volunteer faculty and continues to work with her senior as well as junior colleagues. She is an active member of the Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society, known as the CCAPS, committed to improving mental health services of children and adolescents in Colorado.
Diagnostic evaluation for psychiatric disorders in Children, Adolescents and Adults.