Adolescent Inpatient Treatment

Four Winds Westchester

For adolescents with depression, anxiety and self-directed harm

  • Treatment program based on the principles of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
  • Focus on targeting behaviors and building self-efficacy through skills development.

For adolescents with impulsive and disruptive behaviors

  • Treatment program based on DBT and the Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) approach to help teens acquire skills to achieve behavioral control.
  • Team approach to identify patients’ skill deficits and develop an effective intervention approach.

For adolescents with specialized learning, social and developmental needs

  • Treatment program based on an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) approach, a reinforcement and reward based method of treatment, and a specialized mode of DBT.
  • Focus on development of individualized short and long-term plans that directly address specific treatment and safety needs.

All Programs include:

  • A strong focus on family participation in treatment.
  • Educational services provided through a dedicated learning center.
  • Specialized groups and treatment plans for patients with alcohol and chemical dependency issues.
  • Creative art therapies and physical activities.
  • Discharge planning and coordination with outside community providers.


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To Make a Referral, Call:
1-914-763-8151 or 1-800-528-6624
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

To Make
A Referral, call:
1-914-763-8151 or
24 Hours A Day,
7 Days A Week


The Learning Center

The Learning Center at Four Winds is designed to provide an educational component for children and adolescents as part of their individual treatment plan. School involvement during psychiatric treatment helps to provide part of the student’s normal daily routine and aids in continuing educational growth.

For more information about The Learning Center, please click here.

Recreational Therapy at Four Winds

Patients participate in a structured recreation program to work toward increasing self-esteem, appropriate self-expression, interacting appropriately with others, and improving physical well-being. Through various recreation activities they also will work on manners, age-appropriate social skills and play, and safer ways to handle frustration and anger, as well as acceptable ways to resolve conflicts with others.

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