About Us

The Psychiatric Institute of Washington is a 130-bed facility with inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs.

Excellence in behavioral health programs for children, adolescents and adults has been the mission of The Psychiatric Institute of Washington since it opened nearly 50 years ago.

As the first and only free standing psychiatric care facilities in Washington, DC, our team has a reputation for providing innovative treatment and care. We strive for excellence, never losing sight of providing patients with hope – hope that although their stay is relatively brief, they may find their way to a brighter future.

Our team is dedicated to you

Our multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, therapists, social workers, nurses and counselors are dedicated to helping you overcome the challenges affecting your life.

We’re here to help you.

Our goal is to provide a stabilizing, healing environment.

Psychiatric Institute of Washington offers voluntary and involuntary admissions.

Our Clinical Assessment Center offers 24-hour a day consultations and evaluations. Call 800-369-2273 or 202-885-5610

To make a referral, learn about our mental health services in DC, or to find out more about admission criteria, call 202-885-5610 or toll-free 800-369-2273 and ask to speak with an assessment staff member.