Your outpatient psychiatric evaluation is performed by our unparalleled team of clinicians.

Our team customizes evaluations to your distinct needs, so you can get the answers you're looking for.

For those suffering from mental health or substance use issues, it can be hard to pinpoint what the exact problem is – and how to address it. Sheppard Pratt’s team at The Retreat can help you get to the root of your problems – and make an effective plan to address them. 

We offer comprehensive psychiatric and addiction assessments – our team of experts will perform a thorough diagnostic evaluation and consultation, and provide you with treatment recommendations and next steps, so you can get on your journey to wellness faster.

About Our Psychiatric Evaluation Program

We offer a comprehensive three-day psychiatric and substance use consultation and evaluation. Based on your individual needs, the consultation can include:

  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Psychosocial assessment
  • Pharmacological evaluation
  • Addiction evaluation
  • Family therapy evaluation
  • Specialty evaluations, which can include: 
    • Anxiety and OCD
    • Personality disorders
    • Eating disorders
    • Geriatric
    • Forensic
    • Neuropsychological
    • Eastern Medicine
  • Wellness evaluation
  • Occupational therapy assessment
  • Lab work as needed

As you participate in the evaluation, you will have the option to attend The Retreat, Sheppard Pratt’s premier, private pay residential program for adults 18 and older. Your clinical liaison will help to coordinate outpatient treatment recommendations as well, so you can embark on your path to wellness efficiently, knowing you’re supported by trusted clinicians.

Who This is For

Our short-term, intensive consultation program is designed especially for adults 18 and older who:

  • Have experienced mental health or addiction problems for a long time, but have not found effective treatment
  • Have not received a mental health diagnosis, or are seeking diagnostic clarification or a second opinion
  • Want to quickly understand what is causing their struggles, and get connected to effective treatment

About the Team

When your mental health is on the line, it’s important that you get help from the best in the field. Your diagnostic evaluation and consultation will be performed by clinicians from Sheppard Pratt, ranked one of the top five psychiatric hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Exact clinicians will vary based on your individual needs, but can include:

  • Scott Aaronson, MD

    Director of Clinical Research; Psychiatrist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Adult Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, Depression, Medication Management, Mood Disorders, Psychopharmacology, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Treatment-resistant Depression
  • Jon Hershfield, MFT

    Director, The Center for OCD and Anxiety
    Specialties:
    Anxiety Disorders, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Christoffel LeRoux, MD

    Psychiatrist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Addiction Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry
  • Louis J. Marino, Jr., MD

    Medical Director, Geriatric Services
    Specialties:
    Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Maria Mouratidis, PsyD

    DBT Program Coordinator, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt
    Specialties:
    Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Substance Use Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Patrick Trentalange, LCSW-C

    Family Therapist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt

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Ready to get to the root of your problems, or want to learn more? Fill out the form to get in touch with a member of our admissions team.

Or, call us at 410-938-3891