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Department of Psychiatry


The Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Hospital offers assessment and treatment of psychiatric illness in the service of optimizing mental health. We deliver compassionate, patient-centred care in a variety of settings, including inpatient units, outpatient services clinics, and in our community.

Our department is an integral part of an active general hospital teaching facility, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. We are committed to providing exemplary clinical care which incorporates best clinical practices in psychiatry and mental health, excellent teaching and training, as well as innovative and relevant research.

Our areas of additional specialized expertise and focus include:

  • Psychiatric care for patients with complex intersection of physical and mental illness
  • Support for care partners across the clinical spectrum, including reproductive life stages partner mental health and caregivers supporting older adults with dementia
  • Ethno-cultural outreach and clinical care to marginalized communities
  • Perinatal mental health to support best outcomes for families and babies
  • Optimizing the therapeutic alliance to improve health care
  • Health care worker resilience
  • Psychotherapy Research and Training

Our Expertise

Outpatient Services and Clinics 

Learn about our outpatient care, clinics and services, including geriatric psychiatry, perinatal psychiatry, HIV psychiatry and medical psychiatry.

Inpatient Services 

Read about our inpatient psychiatry unit and our specialized care for patients who are admitted for medical, surgical or obstetric services.

Community-Based Programs 

An overview of our community outreach programs, including assertive community treatment, mental health court support and our senior’s wellness centre.

Resources for Patients  

We’ve compiled a list of helpful tools and resources.

Our Expert Team  

Meet our leadership team at the Department of Psychiatry.

Contact Us 

Contact our clinics and programs for more information.

Make a Referral

Review the referral criteria and directions for our programs.

Find Us


map icon Department of Psychiatry
Mount Sinai Hospital
600 University Avenue, 9th floor
Toronto, ON M5G 1X5
telephone icon 416-586-4800 ext. 4568
fax icon 416-586-8654
email icon [email protected]