The Pavilion’s two week program provides comprehensive diagnosis and evaluation for adults who have a history of resistance to treatment or have not been able to receive an accurate diagnosis of their illness.
Individuals who come into our program are not limited to any one diagnostic group. They may be struggling with a broad range of disorders including difficulties with mood instability (depression, anxiety, or both), psychotic symptoms, cognitive impairment, self-destructive or self-injurious behavior, and dual diagnoses, especially substance use.
People come to The Pavilion from across the country and all over the world for an individualized, in-depth, and multidisciplinary approach to finding an accurate diagnosis and appropriate plan for treatment.
We can help arrange admission from most domestic or international locations and can coordinate airport limousine transportation and assistance with off-campus accommodations, if needed.
To make a referral or to obtain more information about our unique program, please contact Rebecca Schulman, MSW, LICSW, director of admissions:
We work with individuals, their families, and referring clinicians to determine if our program is an appropriate option. We do a preliminary screening over the phone and gather as much pertinent information as possible.
The current rate for The Pavilion is $62,300, all-inclusive, for a 14-day stay. As a self-pay program, The Pavilion does not accept insurance or directly assist with insurance reimbursement.
For more information on what is included in The Pavilion day rate, please see below.
McLean Hospital offers a customized service that guides international clientele through the hospital’s premier programs, beginning with a confidential and comprehensive evaluation at The Pavilion and continuing through specialized treatment as needed—all with careful consideration of cultural and family issues.
The Middle East Center for Culturally Informed Care, which is a component of The Pavilion, offers comprehensive assessment and treatment planning for a broad range of psychiatric disorders.
Led by Rima Saad, PhD, assessment and intervention are adapted to incorporate issues that are recurrent for Middle Eastern clientele. Family involvement is a priority in our comprehensive evaluation and treatment. We incorporate the family’s perspective into our understanding of an individual’s difficulties.
Recognizing that family name and reputation are a source of honor and pride, we also help families come together to manage the shame that comes with mental illness and problematic behaviors.
The problem of ‘not fitting in’ with the expectations of family and society is central in Middle Eastern culture. The inability to do so creates painful dilemmas for the individual and family. We work with all members of the family to address these issues.
Additionally, we address discrimination and the painful prejudices that impact our clientele’s quality of life.
Our services have been uniquely created for the most discerning Middle Eastern clientele. We have Arabic-speaking clinicians on staff.
While we recognize that many of our Middle Eastern clientele are proficient in English, we understand that some nuances of meaning and culture can only be understood in Arabic. Staff are also trained in a number of Arabic dialects (Levantine, Gulf), typically eliminating the need for a translator.
We have a proven track record and impeccable reputation for working with patients and their families from the Middle East, including those from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Libya.
Privacy is paramount. We use the utmost discretion to protect your family name and reputation.
Although this service is specific to Middle Eastern clientele, we work with many individuals from around the world and in fact, see referrals from six out of the seven continents. As such, we tailor our services to meet the needs of each of our international patients and families.
If you would like more information, please call 617.855.3694 or email [email protected].