About Mary Matias Akhtar, MD

Dr. Matias Akhtar joined PsychBC Cincinnati-Liberty Township from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where she served children and adolescents for more than nine years and also was clinical director of the psychiatry satellite clinic at Liberty Campus. As assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Dr. Matias Akhtar also provided outpatient psychotherapy supervision, supervised residents and medical students in inpatient and community mental health settings, and served as psychopathology course co-leader. She completed the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital intermediate improvement science series and has been involved for the past three years on improving outcomes in the areas of major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder. A graduate of Brown University, where she received her undergraduate and medical degrees, Dr. Matias Akhtar completed residencies in pediatrics and psychiatry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, serving as co-chief resident. She is the recipient of numerous awards from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, including the Jeanne Spurlock Research Fellowship in Drug Abuse and Addiction. Dr. Matias Akhtar is certified in general, child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Mary Matias Akhtar treats patients between the ages of 5 and 17.


  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Development Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Medication Review
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Prescription/Refill
  • Psychiatric Medication Review
  • Psychiatry Consultation
  • Psychiatry Follow Up
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Features
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Brown University, Doctor of Medicine|Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Residency in Psychiatry|Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Residency in Pediatrics