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Simches Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services

Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services

At McLean Hospital, we recognize the challenges children and adolescents with psychiatric illness face. Through our Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services, located on the campus of Sancta Maria Nursing Facility in Cambridge, we are focused on helping young people and their families cope with psychiatric illness and the trials it often brings.

Stock photoSome services are primarily available for those who are stepping down from the McLean-Franciscan Child and Adolescent Inpatient Program and the Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) program. However, there may be openings for other children and adolescents seeking outpatient treatment subject to the availability of staff.

Call 617.674.5310 for more information.

Child and Adolescent Testing Service (CATS)

The Child and Adolescent Testing Service (CATS) provides neuropsychological and psychological evaluations for children and adolescents ages 5 to 22.

Call 617.674.5320 for more information.

McLean Anxiety Mastery Program

The McLean Anxiety Mastery Program is an outpatient program for anxious youth ages 7 to 19. This program provides group-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with an emphasis on exposure and response prevention (ERP) for children and adolescents who present with social anxiety, specific phobias, panic attacks, separation anxiety, school refusal, and obsessions and compulsions.

Call 617.674.5333 for more information.

3East Outpatient Clinic

At the 3East Outpatient Clinic, we provide treatment for high-risk adolescents and young adults between the ages of 13 and 22. We specialize in identifying and treating depression and risky behavior which may include suicidal ideation and suicide attempts, substance use, binging and purging, risky sexual behavior, and other forms of risk-taking.

Call 617.674.5332 for more information.