The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility and acceptability of an utilizing
an adapted form (IPT-SMD)of a psychosocial intervention, Interpersonal Psychotherapy for
Depressed Adolescents, for youth with severe mood dysregulation (SMD).
The investigators hypothesize that retention rates will be >80%,satisfaction scores will
average 6 (high) on a 7 point satisfaction scale, and that youth who receive the IPT-SMD
intervention will have overall improvement in SMD symptoms.