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The Montefiore Einstein
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is recognized for its excellence, values and vision.

With a legacy of national leadership in behavioral integration, public and community psychiatry, and clinical innovation, Montefiore Einstein Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is defined by its commitment to academic and clinical excellence, social justice, and compassionate, client-focused care.


Providing a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient services, as well as emergency and crisis intervention programs.

Services and Treatments
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Clinical Services

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The department offers an extensive range of outstanding clinical services across our multiple Bronx campuses and in Westchester. Our clinical programs provide state-of-the-art treatment with a focus on culturally attuned individual and group outpatient care for adults, children, and adolescents with mental health conditions or addiction.

We also offer neuropsychological assessment services, emergency psychiatry, and consultation-liaison psychiatry services at the Montefiore Einstein Moses, Weiler, and Wakefield Hospitals and the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM), and inpatient adult psychiatry at the Moses and Wakefield Hospitals.

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Innovative Treatment

We are proud to offer advanced biological treatments including transcranial magnetic stimulation and esketamine, along with other pharmacological approaches. We also offer sophisticated psychotherapy techniques including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and trauma-informed therapies. 

An Integrative Approach

Our collaborative multidisciplinary programs include our Eating Disorders Program, which employs expertise from Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Adolescent Medicine; the Women’s Mental Health Program, which includes specialists from Psychiatry as well as OB-GYN and Women’s Health; and our Transplant Psychiatry Service comprised of Psychiatry and the Transplant Surgical programs. 

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Clinical Services


Caring Support During Difficult Times

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A recognized leader in psychiatric treatment, the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Montefiore Einstein has been dedicated to providing healing and recovery for those who are battling mental health disorders and addiction issues. 

We offer uniquely designed inpatient units, outpatient services, comprehensive emergency and crisis programs, psychiatric consultations for hospitalized patients, and a full array of mental health and addiction treatment programs.

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Outpatient Mental Health Services

Our outpatient mental health services are delivered by licensed professionals and clinicians with extensive clinical expertise in all areas of child, adolescent, and adult behavioral health.

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Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services

Montefiore Einstein offers a range of outpatient substance use treatment programs that help  individuals and families  address drugs and alcohol problems.

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University Behavioral Associates

University Behavioral Associates (UBA) manages the delivery of high-quality behavioral health services, including clinical, at all levels of mental health and substance abuse care, providing access to leading physicians in behavioral healthcare, behavioral healthcare information technology, academic psychiatry and clinical research.

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Montefiore-Einstein Psychiatry Associates

At Montefiore-Einstein Psychiatry Associates, our team of renowned psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers are ready to talk with you offering in-person and convenient video therapy visits for children and adults, individuals, and couples.

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Neuropsychology Assessment Service (NAS)

The Neuropsychology Assessment Service (NAS) serves children (ages five and up), adolescents, adults, and older adults with a variety of neurocognitive conditions and learning and attention challenges.

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Comprehensive Brain Health Center

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The Comprehensive Brain Health Center at Montefiore Einstein Advanced Care Westchester brings together leading board-certified physicians in the fields of psychiatry, neurology, neurological surgery and allied disciplines related to clinical diagnosis and treatment to provide Westchester, the Lower Hudson Valley and the entire region with cutting-edge, comprehensive and compassionate care at a single location.

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Psychiatry Research Institute at Montefiore Einstein (PRIME)

Leveraging the unique strengths of Montefiore Einstein in basic and translational neuroscience, clinical research, and scholarship related to health equity and multicultural mental health, PRIME reflects the leading edge of 21st century research related to mental illness, addiction and behavioral health. 

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Montefiore Einstein Psychiatry provides nationally acclaimed education and training programs for future leaders in psychiatry and psychology.

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Montefiore-Einstein Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 2023 highlights

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See why so many applicants choose Montefiore Einstein

Psychiatry Residency Program Virtual Tour

Psychology Internship Training Program Virtual Tour

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program Virtual Tour

Consultation – Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship Program Virtual Tour

Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program Virtual Tour

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program Virtual Tour



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The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is a dynamic, warm, values-driven department committed to the professional growth and fulfillment of its diverse clinical and non-clinical staff.

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