Latino Mental Health
In 1997, we opened our doors to the Latino community to offer our services of psychotherapy, psychopharmacology and neuropsychological evaluation and treatment. With an inter-departmental team of bilingual and bicultural psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, licensed mental health counselors and community resource specialists, we offer treatment based on an understanding of culture and the Latino community in the United States.
- Evaluation and consultation
- Adult individual, group and couples psychotherapy
- Psychopharmacological evaluation and treatment
- Inpatient consultation and group therapy
- Behavioral Neurology Services
- Information about other community resources for Latinos
- Neuropsychological testing in Spanish
- Consultation, educational and training services to health centers, schools and other community agencies.
How to Obtain Services
New patients may obtain an appointment for psychotherapy, psychopharmacological or neuropsychological evaluation by a referral from their physician or by contacting the Latino Mental Health line at 617-667-4733. Outpatient psychotherapy psychopharmacological and neuropsychological services are located in the Kirstein building, second floor and the Shapiro Clinical Center, sixth floor (East Campus).
In case of an emergency, please call (617) 667-4700 and ask for the psychiatrist on call.
Latino and bilingual mental health Providers Programs
The BIDMC Latino Mental Health Services sponsors the "Sobremesa" quarterly luncheons for Latino providers. This program communicates, identifies resources and builds connections among providers serving the Latino community in the greater Boston area.