Adult Services

Adult Services at Research Psychiatric Center Call Line (816) 235-8162

Research Psychiatric Center's psychologists and psychiatrists treat disorders such as:

Adult Treatment Program

The adult inpatient program is designed for patients ages 18-61. It is a multidisciplinary program that includes traditional individual and group therapy as well as:

  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Expressive Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Grief and Loss Therapy and Family Systems Therapy

The Program, which can accept voluntary and involuntary patients, is designed to return patients to their community and family after a brief, intensive course of treatment. The following specialized services, all of which are supervised by a board certified psychiatrist, are also available:

  • Intensive Treatment
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment
  • Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT)

Adult Intensive Treatment Unit (ITU)

This program is dedicated to rapid stabilization and crisis intervention for adults who need a higher level of monitoring and intervention. With a higher staffing ratio and aggressive medical supervision, patients are able to be discharged home or transferred to a less restrictive setting in 2 to 5 days. Patients in the intensive treatment program have a dedicated, separate unit.

Outpatient ECT

Patients using this service arrive early in the morning for pre-procedure preparation and stay in the hospital for approximately four hours, from treatment through recovery.

Other conditions treated at Research Psychiatric Center include: