• Welcome to Pitts & Associates!

    Welcome to Pitts & Associates!

    Since 2004, we have striven to provide the best in mental health services to the Birmingham area. Whether it’s a marriage, family, or just an individual, we have built a practice that can help you to create a healthier environment. We see all ages, all walks of life, and are interested in helping you to succeed!

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  • Bham ADAPTS

    Bham ADAPTS

    1 out of every 88 children born in America has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)—and Pitts & Associates is working to bring order and understanding to this overwhelming and isolated world. That means that more than one in every 20 families is affected by Autism, Asperger’s Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, High-Functioning Autism or other conditions […]

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  • Self-Injury: Cutting, Purging, and Other Addictive Behaviors

    Self-Injury: Cutting, Purging, and Other Addictive Behaviors

    Adolescents who are struggling to find ways to cope with a variety of intense emotions may resort to self-mutilation, also termed self-inflicted violence (SIV). SIV is defined as intentionally harming one’s body, without suicidal intent. These unwise coping attempts include cutting (the most common form of self-injury), burning, hitting oneself, picking at skin, reopening wounds, […]

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AD/HD Medications And Summer: To Take or Not To Take

It is that time of year again: The grass is green, the birds are singing, and the school bells will not ring for another couple of months. Since the demand for sustained attention and concentration often are less in the summer, some parents of children with AD/HD question whether or not their children need to […]

AD/HD 101: Across The Lifespan

A wise thought to consider as we begin to think about the evaluation of AD/HD: Everything that looks like AD/HD is not AD/HD. (In fact, much of it is not!) The symptoms of inattentiveness, impulsivity, and restlessness are all quite common and universal. For example, most people tend to experience one or more of them “on a […]

Personal Change that Works: Forget “Resolutions”

Despite their historical popularity, personal “resolutions” (such as those made around New Year’s Day) usually don’t work, and tend to set us up for failure. Specifically, let’s examine a typical New Year’s Resolution: Let’s say I have the thought, then to hold myself accountable, I tell a friend that “losing 15 pounds”   is my New Year’s […]