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Matthew Wittry

Matthew Wittry, DO

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My Approach to Care

As a child and adolescent psychiatrist, my focus is working with youth and their families to help create positive change. The most important part of this process is building relationships and trust with you. This includes actively listening to you and your child and knowing the right questions to ask to fully understand and evaluate areas of concern. Through this evaluation, a diagnosis is made. Then, we will work together to develop a treatment plan to meet the unique needs of your child and family.

My approach includes working with your child and you as the parent. I will also include any other individuals you feel would be helpful such as teachers, caregivers, etc. Depending on the child and situation, I will meet with you as a group and also with the parents and child individually.

My specialty is working with children and teens, and their families, to help in areas such as:

  • Depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder
  • Anger management/defiant, oppositional behaviors
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Autism spectrum and intellectual/developmental concerns
  • Abuse and PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
  • Eating disorders
  • Behavior and school problems
  • Pattern of mood swings
  • Significant life changes and relationship difficulties

Treatment involves evidence-based care and a holistic approach. This may include a combination of medication management, coordination of care with other therapies, and learning and developing new skills.

Education & Training

Medical School

Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa


University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, General Psychiatry


University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, General Psychiatry


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Patient Reviews

April 21, 2021
I feel Dr. Wittry was able to calmly question my daughter about her poor behavior choices, but thinking about it now, I would have liked more references to know if a Psychology evaluation would help her. I don't feel any psychiatrists consider anything about kid's menstrual history which is still random after 3 years.
April 01, 2021
The office staff was very helpful and so nice. The Dr took his time.
March 17, 2021
Dr Wittry is awesome. I wish we could meet with him more frequently
March 03, 2021
Dr. Wittry did a great job of listening to our concern and talked to our son a lot regarding his concerns. We really appreciated that.
January 20, 2021
Dr. Wittry is the best of providers. He's thoughtful, he listens, he takes time, he knows my child, he knows our family. We don't know what we would do without him, we're so grateful.
January 20, 2021
He's a good doctor. He's listening very well. He's asking a lot of questions and he's very patient and he's even took a lot of time to explain your situation.
December 17, 2020
Dr. Wittry asked more intelligent questions and pulled out valuable information from my son's immense medical history like no other provider has done to date. We're so grateful to have found a doctor who's willing to invest the time to actually understand our son's unique case.
December 09, 2020
Dr Wittry is an amazing doctor. Could not have imagined a better experience.
November 10, 2020
Dr. Wittry was patient, kind, thorough, knowledgeable and made a great effort to connect with my child. Very grateful.
August 18, 2020
I have never had a mental health provider that is better with children than Dr. Wittry. He listens better than any mental health provider I have ever been to. He is the best of the best.
April 02, 2020
Dr. Wittry has been an absolute blessing to our family. He consistently puts ***'s needs first and always listens to them about their issues and helps *** advocate for themself.
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