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About Psychiatric Care at NewYork-Presbyterian

At its core, the mission of Department of Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian is to advance the field of diagnostic precision and to refine the most effective treatments for individuals of all ages. Through the research, medical education programs, and clinical services provided by our faculty from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian provides our patients with expertise as expansive and varied as human potential.

Our psychiatric specialists are at the forefront of behavioral health science. By understanding human genetics, pharmacology, and environmental factors, our clinicians are closer to understanding the complexities of the human brain and emotions. With that knowledge, we’re able to help our patients better understand themselves, their families and friends, and the world around them.

The clinicians at NewYork-Presbyterian are highly skilled professionals with advanced training in psychology and psychiatry. To better serve our patients, our team includes psychiatrists and psychologists with sub-specialty training in areas ranging from addiction to schizophrenia. Our inpatient and outpatient specialized services applies the latest in clinical care to help patients.

Specialized Services

NewYork-Presbyterian has many programs that are not available elsewhere. These programs integrate research, therapeutic treatment, and patient/family education to address the symptoms and impact of their condition.

  • Borderline Personality Disorder. The Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center (BPDRC) is to promote BPD education and connect those affected by BPD to established resources for treatment and support.
  • Center for Autism and the Developing Brain. The Center for Autism and the Developing Brain provides comprehensive care in a single setting for individuals living with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disorders of the brain.
  • Center for Eating Disorders. At the Center for Eating Disorders, we work with patients to achieve and maintain healthy eating habits and a healthy weight.
  • Military Family Wellness Center. The Military Family Wellness Center connects U.S. military service members of any duty status and service era and their families with high quality, evidence-based mental health services.
  • Youth Anxiety. The Youth Anxiety Center is a clinical research program aimed at understanding the root causes of anxiety to develop better treatments.