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NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Division Outpatient Clinics

The Adult Clinic offers time-limited individual, group, couple and family treatment, and medication management based on individual treatment needs and availability.  All adults receive an evaluation, consisting of 1-3 sessions, to determine an appropriate treatment plan.  The evaluation is completed prior to enrollment to ensure that the clinic has the appropriate services to meet the person’s needs.  

Treatment is focused on solutions to identified problems.  The treatment approach is generally short-term.  Occasionally an adult may need a longer-term therapy focus.

Adult Clinic Services

Anxiety and Mood Disorders Clinic

The Anxiety and Mood Disorders Clinic offers cognitive behavioral treatment for

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Panic Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Social Phobia

Group therapy may the appropriate choice for some problems as determined by the outcome of the evaluation.  Individual and family therapy and medication management are provided as indicated.

Women's Clinic

The Women’s Clinic provides diagnostic evaluations, short-term psychotherapy, medication management and consultation for
Pre-pregnancy planning in women with current or history of psychiatric symptoms:

  • Women with current or history of psychiatric symptoms undergoing infertility treatment
  • Pregnant women with current or history of psychiatric symptoms
  • Postpartum women up to 12 months postpartum with current psychiatric symptoms, or breastfeeding with current or history of psychiatric symptoms
  • Psychiatric symptoms related to perinatal loss (miscarriage, stillbirth, loss of infant less than12mo old)
  • Through the Eating Disorders Clinic, individuals of all ages with eating disorders can receive cognitive behavioral therapy, based on specific eating behaviors.  Modalities include individual, family, and group treatment.  Medication management is provided as indicated.  
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinic

In the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinic, individual therapy and group skills training are available for people struggling with suicidal ideation and self-injurious behavior.  Medication evaluation and treatment is also provided as needed.

Continuum of Care Clinic

The Continuum of Care Clinic offers a recovery-oriented approach to individuals (18 years or older) who suffer from psychotic disorders.  Services include medication management, individual Cognitive Behavioral and supportive therapy, group and family treatment.

Intake Number for the Adult Clinic, including Specialty Services: 914-997-4081

Child Clinic Services

The Weill Cornell Child Psychiatry Outpatient Program offers a variety of evaluative and treatment services, staffed by child psychiatry and post – doctoral psychology trainees, clinical social workers, and Weill Cornell faculty psychologists and psychiatrists.

Clinics include specialty areas of behavior disorders, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and developmental disorders involving social or behavioral difficulties. Evaluations occur typically over several sessions to determine an appropriate treatment plan for each individual child. All children receive a full evaluation before enrollment in any particular program to be sure it is appropriate.

Specific treatment programs for children and families include:

  1. Anxiety/cognitive behavioral therapy treatment program
  2. Dialectical behavioral therapy skills group for adolescents
  3. Child neuropsychology testing service for children enrolled in the clinic
  4. Children of Divorce group
  5. Social kills groups
  6. Family therapy

In addition, psychopharmacology or other therapies might be offered as an appropriate choice as determined by the outcome of the evaluation. Primarily treatment is focused on short-term solutions to identified problems, though an occasional child and family needs a longer-term therapy focus that might be offered.

Intake number for child clinic services is 914-997-5882

The Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB)

CADB provides comprehensive state-of-the-art psychological, medical and allied professional services in a single setting to address the needs of individuals living with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disorders of the brain, at all life stages, along with their families. Dr. Cathy Lord, the Director of CADB, is an internationally recognized leader in the evaluation and treatment of individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.

Intake number for CADB is 914-997-5848

Adult Partial Hospital Program

The Adult Partial Hospital Program (PHP) provides comprehensive evaluation and intensive short-term treatment to adults 18 years of age and older who can be treated outside of the inpatient setting, with the goals of averting or shortening inpatient hospitalizations.  The program focuses on stabilizing acute symptoms.  Three specialty tracks are tailored to the needs of specific populations:

Track 1 delivers a cognitive behavioral treatment approach to the stabilization of symptoms for adults with anxiety, mood and personality disorders.  DBT and CBT groups are provided to increase skills for stress management and problem-solving.
Track 2 offers evidenced-based cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive remediation, social cognition skills and medication management to people with psychotic symptoms.
Track 3 is focused on eating disorders, using evidence based treatment to help individuals with weight restoration and/or reduction of eating disordered behaviors.  Supervised breakfast, lunch and snacks are included.

The Partial Program is staffed by a mix of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and substance abuse, occupational, recreational and creative arts therapists. It offers:

  • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment
  • Individualized treatment planning
  • Primary treatment modality of group interventions with some individual work.
  • Psychopharmacological interventions
  • Family counseling and psychoeducation An emphasis on return to functioning
  • Ongoing communication and coordination with referring clinicians and community programs for the most effective discharge planning

The program operates Monday through Friday.  Hours are:

  • Track1 and Track 2: 9:15am - 3:15pm. Lunch is provided daily.
  • Track 3: The eating disorders track is open from 8:30am-2:45pm.  Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided daily.   

Intake number:

  • Track 1: 914-997-6920
  • Track 2: 914-997-5873
  • Track 3: 914-997-5865

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center ​Payne Whitney Clinic 525 East 68th Street New York, NY 10065

NewYork-Presbyterian
Westchester Division
21 Bloomingdale Road White Plains, NY 10605