Acute Partial Hospital

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The Acute Partial Hospital provides intensive outpatient mental health treatment as an alternative to/or transition from inpatient hospitalization.

What distinguishes the Acute Partial Hospital from other behavioral health services?

The Acute Partial Hospital…

  • Is the most intensive outpatient mental health treatment service available
  • Provides up to 6-1/2 hours of treatment each weekday
  • Involves Acute Partial Hospital staff, a psychiatrist and advanced practice nurse in evaluating all patients
  • Develops individualized treatment plans to meet the specific needs of each patient
  • Offers specific programs tailored to young adults, older adults, and individuals actively preparing to return to work

Who can benefit from services at the Acute Partial Hospital?

Adults with…

  • Depression that has not responded to other outpatient treatments
  • Thought disturbances
  • Loss of daily functioning
  • Need for a transition to the community following hospitalization or preventing hospitalization
  • Seriously maladaptive behavior patterns
  • Isolation due to emotional stress
  • Other mental health problems not responsive to less intensive treatments

What treatment services does the Acute Partial Hospital offer?

  • Psychiatric evaluation and treatment
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Therapeutic activities
  • Substance abuse services for mental health patients
  • Linkage to other outpatient therapies
  • Family therapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Medication management

What can patients expect in the Acute Partial Hospital Program?

  • Patients are expected to attend all five days
  • Intensive outpatient treatment includes three hours of therapy daily
  • Each day is tailored to accommodate patients’ needs

Our Physicians

Khaja Taj Faisal, MD

Khaja Taj Faisal, MD

Psychiatrist
Hong Chen, MD

Hong Chen, MD

Psychiatrist
Everett H. Hill, MD

Everett H. Hill, MD

Psychiatrist
Gem-Estelle M. Lucas, DO

Gem-Estelle M. Lucas, DO

Psychiatrist
Mukesh D. Patel, MD

Mukesh D. Patel, MD

Psychiatrist
Mary Ann  Foley-Mayer, APN-C

Mary Ann Foley-Mayer, APN-C

Advanced Practice Nurse
Cynthia J. Tholis, NP-C

Cynthia J. Tholis, NP-C

Nurse Practitioner
Kathryn A. Wall, MSN/APN

Kathryn A. Wall, MSN/APN

Advanced Practice Nurse
Margaret O. Akinyemi, APN

Margaret O. Akinyemi, APN

Advanced Practice Nurse

Additional Staff & Specialists

Gary L. Piscitelli, LCSW

Gary L. Piscitelli, LCSW

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Ellen Gantner, PsyD

Albert Bassetti, MA, LPC

Albert Bassetti, MA, LPC

Nancy Rumore, MS, LPC

Nancy Rumore, MS, LPC

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