In order to meet the various needs of those in our community, Belmont Behavioral Hospital in Philadelphia is pleased to provide an array of program options specialty services for prospective patients.
24/7 Triage and Evaluation Services
Our Access Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is where individuals can receive comprehensive assessments to determine the treatment program that will most appropriately meet their needs.
23-hour beds are available for psychiatric observation and are designed to be an alternative to a hospitalization program.
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
ECT is offered for patients our inpatient program and outpatient programs.
Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (DTMS)
Our Brainsway DTMS treatment program in Philadelphia serves depression patients better with a higher response and remission rates. Brainsway’s treatment launches a new era in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder. It has many unique advantages over other treatments for depression. Patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder are traditionally treated with antidepressants. A standard DTMS course is 5 sessions per week for the first 4 weeks and then 2 sessions per week for the next 8-12 weeks. This efficiency allows patients the flexibility to adhere to the treatment and let us tailor the treatment to each patient.
Child and Adolescent Services
Children and adolescents can take part in both inpatient and outpatient programming at Belmont Behavioral Hospital. Children as young as five years old are able to receive comprehensive evaluations, psychotherapy, play therapy, and medication management, among other services, as they participate in our program.
Older Adult Services
Belmont Behavioral Hospital is a leader in geriatric psychiatry in Philadelphia, having developed the region’s most comprehensive and sophisticated menu of offerings for older adults. These services include inpatient, intensive outpatient, and traditional outpatient programming options. These programs are all tailored to meet our patients’ needs through a rich array of medically supervised therapeutic modalities.
Mood Disorders Treatment
A specialized track for the treatment of mood disorders is offered for adult patients at Belmont Behavioral Hospital. As part of this treatment track, patients are provided with individualized treatment plans that focus on addressing the stressors that provoked their need for treatment, providing symptomatic relief with medication, educating them and their families, and creating an aftercare program to help them access resources once they have been discharged.
Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment
Offered at both the inpatient and outpatient program levels, Belmont Behavioral Hospital offers a dual recovery track for patients who are suffering from co-occurring chemical dependency and psychiatric disorders. Psychiatric evaluation, medication management, individual therapy, couples therapy, group therapy, family therapy, and support group meetings are all included in this programming option in an attempt to promote sobriety and restore a productive lifestyle for patients.