Thomas Henry, MD



American Board of Psychiatry Child/Adolescent Psychiatry



Medical School:

Wayne State University School of Medicine


Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University


Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University


Dr. Henry is the medical director of psychiatry and psychology for CHKD’s mental health program. Dr. Henry entered the mental health profession in 1987 as a childcare worker in residential and inpatient mental health settings.

He later worked as a licensed professional counselor with adults with mental illness at the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority in Michigan. He worked in various clinical roles there for five years, including crisis assessment, mental health care for people in jail, and case management services.

He decided to go to medical school, graduating from Wayne State University Medical School in 2002. He did specialty training in both adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry, and is board certified in both fields.

Dr. Henry has more than seven years of clinical psychiatric experience. He has worked in juvenile justice centers and adult prison systems, providing psychiatric consultation, crisis stabilization, and telehealth mental health services.

He has clinical experience in early childhood behavioral health and with children who have neurodevelopmental and autism-spectrum disorders.

Dr. Henry is married, has two children, and one spoiled dog. He enjoys barbell training, cycling, woodworking, and exploring new places to eat with his wife.

Clinical Interests:

  • Early Child Behavioral Health
  • Neurodevelopmental (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Athlete Mental Health and Sport Psychiatry

Community Involvement and Memberships:

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Contact Info:

(757) 668-4673 (HOPE)



CHKD Main Hospital
601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518