Elliot Pittel, MD, is a Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist with over 30 years of experience in a wide variety of settings, such as outpatient care, residential treatment, juvenile detention, hospital, and school consultation. Elliot also works at the Home for Little Wanderers in an adolescent residential facility and at the Charles River Community Health Center in Brighton.
Elliot became interested in the college age population through his work with transition age youth and finds it to be a particularly exciting stage of life, when so many things are changing.
Elliot's interests includes public and community health, violence prevention, education and training, the role of psychopharmacology in a young person's treatment, trauma informed health care, wellness and mindfulness in psychiatry, music and the use of music in the healing process. He has been involved in social justice issues, including the evaluation of refugees and asylum seekers, juvenile justice advocacy work, violence prevention, and most recently, playing trumpet in the Me2 Orchestra, the world's only classical music organization created for individuals with mental health problems and the people who support them.