Adult Psychiatry Day Treatment Program

The Adult Psychiatry Day Treatment Program is a structured, 8-week intensive therapeutic intervention for patients who struggle with acute psychiatric concerns.

The program aims to help patients resolve their immediate crisis, regain function and reintegrate into the community, with the assistance of a dedicated multidisciplinary team. Participants will attend our program four days a week for eight weeks.

The Program

The program operates within a holistic, patient centred, recovery-oriented, psychotherapeutic framework that encourages mental, physical, social and spiritual well-being with the help of:

  • Emotional Regulation Skills
  • Life Skills
  • Creative Expression
  • Physical Activity
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Functional Cognitive Skill Development
  • Psychoeducation
  • Motivational Interviewing

The Team

  • Occupational Therapists: Aileen Castro, Amanda St-Jean and Victoria Blais
  • Therapist: Molly Moroz
  • Psychiatrist: Zoë Thomas
  • Multidisciplinary Interns


A referral from a psychiatrist is necessary for admission to the program.
Speak with your psychiatrist if you think this may be the right treatment for you.

Location and Contact

Jewish General Hospital
3755 Côte Sainte-Catherine Road
Pavilion B, 6th floor
Montreal QC

Fax (internal): 28290
Fax (external): 514-340-8290
Telephone: 514-340-8222, ext. 25633


Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
  • 16.5 to 65 years old
  • Within the area of the JGH
  • Patient has external housing
  • Active acute or sub-acute psychiatric illness
  • Requires support to regain function and reintegrate into the community
  • Requires support to manage symptoms
  • Willing to engage in a daily program
  • Aware of need for therapeutic improvement
  • Lacks housing
  • Requires 24-hour care or hospitalization
  • Acutely suicidal or homicidal
  • Acutely medically unstable
  • Unable to travel to the JGH or attend program
  • Active substance use as primary problem
  • Active eating disorder as primary problem
  • Cognitive deficits prevent participation in therapy
  • Absence of motivation to participate in a program
  • More than 3 days of absences (500 minutes) already known


This program welcomes participants of all racial and cultural identities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and religious backgrounds.

An initiative of the Doggone and JGH Foundations

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