Personalized, compassionate care for adults with chronic mental illnesses


Admission & Cost


People come to Appleton from across the United States and the world. We can help arrange admission from most any domestic or international location.

For referrals and admissions, please call or email:

Sharon Berman, LICSW, Program Director
Phone: 617.855.3756

If unavailable, she will get back to you within 24 hours.


The daily rate for the Appleton residence is $600 per day. As a self-pay program, Appleton does not accept insurance or directly assist with insurance reimbursement. Some ancillary medical treatment expenses may be recovered through insurance.

Included in Day Rate

Clinical Services

  • Psychiatric assessment
  • Intensive group therapy
  • Family meetings via phone and in person
  • Psychoeducational services
  • Case management services (ongoing communication with referring clinician if applicable)
  • Aftercare planning
  • Occupational therapy assessment with weekly OT support
  • Nursing support/appointments set up for medical needs

Non-Clinical Services

  • Double rooms
  • All onsite meals, snacks, beverages
  • Access to McLean fitness center
  • Community trips to museums, malls, bookstores, Harvard Square, etc.
  • Laundry services onsite

Not Included in Day Rate

These optional ancillary clinical and medical services may or may not be covered by patient’s insurance:

McLean Hospital Ancillary Services

  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Medication evaluation and management
  • Behavior therapy
  • Neurological services
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Specialty imaging – MRI
  • Forensic consultations
  • Specialty psychiatric consultations

Other Medical Services

  • Ambulance services
  • Dental services
  • Emergency room visits
  • Laboratory testing
  • Physical therapy
  • Sleep study

Non-Clinical Services

  • Transportation services
  • Personal beauty/hair salon services
  • Therapeutic services (massages, acupuncture, etc.)