ADHD, Mood and Behavior Center

210 Malapardis Rd., Ste. 205, Cedar Knolls, NJ, 07927



  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry-Child & Adolescent

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Left to right: (standing) Ashley Sterchele, MD, Michael Shugrue, LCSW, Allison Tyler, LCSW, Merritt Hubsher, MD, Joshua Shifrin, PhD, Nanda Muthusawmy, MD (seated) Leah Bassani, Kaitlyn Arent, LPC, Dana DeCarlo

Drs. Sterchele, Muthusawmy and Hubsher and their exceptional team of clinicians provide children, adolescents, families and adults with comprehensive, state-of-the art, holistic treatment for their emotional, behavioral, academic, social and organizational struggles. Those include ADHD, anxiety, depression, OCD, DMDD, and bipolar, mood regulation and autism spectrum disorders.

“We’re experts in our field who go the extra mile to help you, your child or your family,” says Dr. Hubsher, medical director of the Center. With Online Sessions also available, we are accessible from anywhere in NJ or NY. Also, our Urgent Psych Care program schedules appointments within 48 hours, whenever possible. The clinical team includes psychiatrists, a neuropsychologist, therapists, learning and executive function skill coaches and IEP/special education advocates, in order to provide individualized and effective treatment.


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"Dr. Hubsher is compassionate, knowledgeable and dedicated. He truly listens to the issues presented and works to problem solve in a manner that is right for the individual child and family. He truly cares about the progress that your child makes and is responsive to parents’ concerns. We highly recommend Dr Hubsher. " I.D., Sparta

"Dr. Hubsher is incredibly caring, patient and thoughtful. He cares deeply for our daughter and it is remarkable all that he does for her. " Y.M., Passaic

"Dr. Hubsher is kind, patient and really listens to my concerns as a parent of a child with OCD. He respects my opinion as a mom and never makes me feel like I don’t know my child the best. He is so knowledgeable about children with anxiety and OCD. He has helped my child immensely get through some very rough years. " D.B., Morris Plains

"Dr. Muthusawmy really understands the trials of being a teenager, she connected easily with my child, gave positive support to her and communicated well with me. I can't thank her enough! " M.S., Randolph

"The help that she has provided to my daughter is invaluable. Dr. M came highly recommended and I’m so glad that we have been seeing her. My daughter has struggled with anxiety and her approach to treating her has been nothing but fantastic. " C.L., Denville

"Kaitlyn is just wonderful! Very patient and kind! Very knowledgeable about child social emotional needs and has helped our daughter greatly! " N.M., Hackettstown

"Allison takes great care in listening to my son and also what we can do as a family to support each other. " G.S., Rutherford