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First Time Appointment?



For all first time appointments, please plan to arrive 15 minutes early for registration and to obtain a Mount Sinai Hospital card.  You must have your valid OHIP card and another ID to register.  This may be done on the ground floor in the Admitting Office.


Mount Sinai Hospital is on the west side of University Avenue, between College Street and Dundas Street. 

If you are taking the TTC, the closest station is Queen's Park.  Walk south from there. 

If you are driving, paid parking is available on the west side of the hospital on Murray Street (20 & 40 Murray Street).

The clinic is located on the 9th floor.  After exiting the elevators, turn down the corridor on the right.  Please have a seat in the waiting room, room 965.

What To Expect:

A psychiatrist (MD with specialized training in mental health) will meet to talk with you for about one to one and a half hours.  You will discuss the concerns that you or your doctor had that prompted the referral and your medical and personal history.  The psychiatrist will discuss her/his impressions and suggestions about management.  A summary letter will be sent to your doctor.

Because Mount Sinai is a teaching hospital, there may occasionally be trainees present to observe assessments.  Please let us know in advance if  you have any concerns regarding this.

Please be advised that due to limited resources, there may be a waiting period for individual psychotherapy after the assessment.  This appointment is for an assessment only and follow-up care may be provided by a different therapist.


Please Bring:

In addition to your OHIP card, ID and Mount Sinai Hospital card, please bring a list of current medications and past psychiatric medications.  You are welcome to bring a family member or friend for support or to provide additional information to the doctor.


Cancellation Policy:

Our clinic has a waiting list for assessment and treatment.  If you do not intend to come for your appointment, please notify the Program Assistant, at 416.586.4800 ext. 8714 or  so that we may offer the time to someone else.  Failure to provide at least one business day's notice of cancellation may result in you being billed for the cost of the cancellation.