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) Michael Shugrue, LCSW, Allison Tyler, LCSW, Merritt Hubsher, MD, Joshua Shifrin, PhD, Nanda Muthusawmy, MD, (seated) Leah Bassani, Kaitlyn Stauffer, LPC, Dana DeCarlo

Drs. Hubsher and Muthusawmy and their exceptional team of clinicians provide children, adolescents, families and adults with the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art, holistic treatment for their emotional, behavioral, academic, social and organizational struggles. Those include ADD/ADHD, stress, 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 and board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. 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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See what parents are saying

"Dr. Hubsher has been an incredible resource, and his caring way is appreciated. He's been informative and honest throughout treatment. He's been available at critical times and knows how to talk to teenagers about their treatment and emotions. " ~Hillary, North Caldwell

"Fantastic at understanding our daughter's needs and how to move forward with our concerns, her development, her progress and/or her setbacks. " ~Devin, Warren

"Dr. Hubsher is a great doctor! Helped my son get on track and do better in school with med management and therapy. " ~Chrissy, Randolph

"He's insightful, an excellent diagnostician. His calm demeanor and easy smile reinforce the sense of trust he generates with patients. " ~Robin, Wyckoff

"He’s patient and listens to our concerns, as well as our daughter's. He’s available when we need him. " ~Stephanie, Rockaway

"Dr. Muthusawmy is a genuine, caring doctor with amazing diagnostic skills. " ~Debbie, Rockaway

"Allison Tyler is great with young kids and extremely knowledgeable about ADHD. " ~Anne, Wayne

"Everyone needs a doctor like Dr. M! " ~Ana, Bridgewater

"Dr. Hubsher is exactly what my 11 year old needed! ADHD can be a struggle for both the child and family. When we found Dr. Hubsher we were at our wits end. He was incredible in explaining how the brain functions and providing us with a path for my child to see success living with ADHD. Grades are up, the arguments and fights over schoolwork are over and it is all because of the kind, sensitive and knowledgeable manner Dr. Hubsher had. He is fantastic!" Dana, Summit

"Dr. Hubsher is so responsive to my child’s needs. He is gentle in his approach, and my child always feels so comfortable coming for check-ins. Dr. Hubsher listens to me, and never pushes anything I’m not comfortable with. He is simply the best for kids, and I wouldn’t take my child anywhere else." Dawn, Morris Plains

"Mike connects to teens, is able to really talk to them on a meaningful and respectful level." ~Kathleen, Mine Hill