Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Compassionate psychiatric and behavioral health care from the country’s top mental health professionals at locations in New York City and Westchester.
Consistently Ranked Among the Nation's Best Behavioral Health Programs
NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the world’s premier academic medical centers, is home to leading specialty providers in psychiatry and behavioral health care. Together with our Ivy League university partners of Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine, we are at the vanguard of clinical care, research, and education.
We offer services in New York City and Westchester County for patients of all ages and backgrounds across the continuum of care — from outpatient care to partial hospitalization and specialized inpatient programs for adults, children, adolescents, and older individuals. We are experienced caring for a diverse population of patients, with programs that reflect and support the needs of our communities. We are proud of our long history of providing compassionate care with each patient's personal needs in mind, and we maintain a firm commitment to putting our patients first.
Services & Specialties
and Behavioral Health Care
We provide outpatient, partial hospitalization, and inpatient care for adults, children, and adolescents. We also have specialty programs designed to meet the unique needs of men, women, LGBTQI+, and older adults. Our psychiatrists and behavioral health professionals have expertise in the following areas:
More Top Psychiatrists than Any Other Hospital in the Country
The faculty of the Departments of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons are leaders in psychiatric research and education and experts in their fields. Through our affiliation with two of the nation’s top universities, our behavioral healthcare providers engage in the pursuit of knowledge and the advancement of patient care. Every year, Castle Connolly surveys tens of thousands of practicing physicians across the country to highlight the nation’s top doctors, and NewYork-Presbyterian consistently features more top psychiatrists than any other hospital in the country. They are joined by clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, and other professionals who work as a team to provide each patient with customized care.
Our Approach to Care
Comprehensive Psychiatric and Behavioral Health Care
Our patient care teams recognize that each person and family is unique and that compassion and cultural competence are key components of personalized care. At NewYork-Presbyterian, we are committed to delivering state-of-the-art care based on the latest research-based approaches to diagnosis and treatment. We provide our services while respecting and valuing transparency and communication, patient and family values and engagement, and attention to each person's emotional and spiritual well-being.
NewYork-Presbyterian Psychiatry is distinguished by the breadth of our specialty programs and services, such as:
- Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Resource Center
- Center for Autism and the Developing Brain
- Center for Eating Disorders
- The College Student Program
- The Horizon (Culturally Sensitive Inpatient Program for Orthodox Jewish Community)
- Military Family Wellness Center
- Second Chance Program (Psychosocial Inpatient Rehabilitation for Schizophrenia)
- The Haven at NYP Westchester
- Geriatric Psychiatry
- NYP Youth Anxiety Center
Psychiatry and Behavioral Health News & Stories
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Access to the Nation's Top Behavioral Health Care throughout New York City and Westchester
NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
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