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Payne Whitney Clinic Outpatient Services at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

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

Adult Clinic offers time-limited individual, group, couple and family treatment, and medication management based on individual treatment needs and availability. General ACCESS Number: 888-694-5700

Specialty Services under the Outpatient Clinic

  • Women’s Clinic provides diagnostic evaluations, treatment consultations and medication management for mental health issues that are unique to women; such as pregnancy loss, infertility, and postpartum mood disorder. Phone: 212-746-4850
  • The Geriatrics Clinic provides evaluation, consultation and medication management for adults age 65 years or older, focusing on mental health issues that are unique to older adults. Phone: 212-746-3830
  • Cognitive Therapy Clinic (CTC) at 61st Street offers time-limited focused cognitive behavioral psychotherapy.  The CTC provides treatment for specific problems such as depression, anxiety, stressful life events, loss, family and relationship problems and chronic pain.  In addition, the CTC offers various training programs for weight loss, stress management and smoking cessation. 425 East 61st (between York and First Avenue)New York, NY 10065 Phone: 212-821-0775

Child & Adolescent Clinic provides comprehensive diagnostic assessments, individual psychotherapy, medication management and behavioral parent training based upon individual treatment needs and availability. The Child & Adolescent Clinic has specialty areas for the treatment of anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, tic disorders and other related conditions.
General ACCESS Number- 888-694-5700

Adult Partial Hospitalization Program

Phone: 212-746-3741

The Adult Partial Hospital Program (PHP) provides comprehensive evaluation and intensive treatment to adults 18 years of age and older with acute psychiatric illnesses, including psychosis, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, personality disorders, posttraumatic stress, and secondary addiction disorders. A structured, supportive environment is provided for those who are able to live in the community and can be treated outside of the inpatient setting, functioning to avert or shorten inpatient hospitalizations.

The program is staffed by an Interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, certified alcohol and substance abuse counselor, occupational, recreational and creative arts therapists.  It offers:

  • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment
  • Individualized treatment planning
  • Individual, group, and psychopharmacological interventions
  • Family counseling and psychoeducation
  • An emphasis on reacquisition of functional skills in psychological, personal, social, family and vocational areas
  • Ongoing communication and coordination with referring clinicians and community programs for the most effective discharge planning

The program operates Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 3:05 PM.  Lunch is provided daily. Individuals generally participate for one to six weeks.   

Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program

Phone: 212-746-3255

The Adolescent Partial Hospital Program (APHP) provides comprehensive evaluation and intensive treatment to adolescents with acute psychiatric illness who are able to live in the community and can be treated outside the inpatient setting.  Patients must be between the ages of 13 through 20 years of age and currently enrolled in high school or a Board of Education program.  The APHP treats a wide range of conditions, including depression, bipolar disorder, acute anxiety and panic disorders, severe OCD, psychosis, and behavioral dysregulation.  Although the APHP does not have programming to address eating disorders or substance abuse/dependence as primary diagnoses, it is able to support adolescents who may have concurrent struggles with substance abuse or disordered eating. The program includes:

  • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment and individualized treatment
  • Comprehensive family assessment, parental guidance, and psychoeducation
  • Initiation, titration and monitoring of psychotropic medications
  • Assistance with de-escalation of acute agitation, including the use of voluntary oral medications when clinically indicated
  • A structured program of individual and group treatment, which includes skills building, stress management, anger management, recreational therapy, substance abuse monitoring, and psychotherapy
  • Two hours of daily school instruction taught on-site by a New York City Department of Education teacher through the Hospital Schools program
  • A focus on family interventions, including a minimum of once weekly family therapy sessions
  • Comprehensive discharge planning focused on transitioning to the next level of care and accessing community support for patients and families

The program operates Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 3:05 PM.  Lunch is provided daily. Adolescents generally participate for two to three weeks and must be dropped off and picked up by a responsible adult. 

Continuing Day Treatment Program at 61st Street

425 East 61st (between York and First Avenue)
New York, NY 10065

The Continuing Day Treatment Program (CDTP) offers a time-limited structure of 6 to 12 months of goal directed psychosocial rehabilitation services, with an emphasis on wellness and recovery.  The comprehensive services of the program focus on managing symptoms, preventing relapse and assisting the patient achieve his/her highest potential for meaningful community living. Phone: 212-821-0883

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Track within the CDTP provides specific treatment services for patients with personality disorders.  The program offers comprehensive DBT services that include individual therapy, skills training groups, telephone coaching and medication management as indicated. Phone: 212-746-5770

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For Hospital Based Services including inpatient admission contact NewYork-Presbyterian ACCESS service at 888-694-5700

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

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