Anxiety Alone


Psychotherapy Anxiety (Depression Care Social Worker)

To make an appointment with a IMA Depression Care Therapist:

  1. Please enter consult for “IMA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH”

Purpose: structured, short-term (~6-12 sessions) psychotherapy with a Depression Care Social Worker focusing on depression and/or anxiety


  • PHQ-9 > 9 or GAD-7 > 9.

  • Patient must have a Medicaid or Medicare plan

  • Must not be in stable psychiatric care elsewhere, have a concomitant unstable substance use disorder, or a history of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or uncontrolled personality disorder.

  • If they do not meet these criteria, please see "Alternative Mental Health Options" tab below

IMA Eval

  1. Appointments can be made at the front desk.

  2. Please enter consult for “IMA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH”

Purpose: PGY-2 clinic to focus on diagnosis of common mental health conditions and medication initiation and titration primarily for depression and generalized anxiety disorder. Any type of insurance that is taken at IMA. *Appointments can be made at the front desk.

IMA Psychiatrist

For consultative appts with IMA Psychiatrist, Dr. Angelova, please enter consult for “IMA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH” in EPIC and include specific referral question.
Referrals will be reviewed and plan communicated back to PCP via telephone message in EPIC within 2 weeks. Dr. Angelova will see patients at IMA for 1-4 consultative visits only. After these 1-4 visits, patients will either be referred back to PCP to continue medication regimen or referred to outside psychiatrist with the help of Triage SW. Reasons for referral to Dr. Angelova include: assistance with making psychiatric diagnosis, assistance with medication management for refractory depression/anxiety and other stable mental illness (e.g. bipolar disorder, schizophrenia). For all other referral reasons including controlled substance prescriptions, surgical clearance, paperwork completion, patient needing or interested in long-term care with a psychiatrist, or patient wishing to switch from their current psychiatrist, please refer to Triage SW (instead of referring to IMA Behavioral Health) for help in finding the patient an outside psychiatric provider.
Please contact Dr. Katie Angelova with any patient questions via email or staff message.

IMA Behavioral Health Team

Administrative Coordinator

Depression Care Social Workers

IMA Psychiatrists

Dr. Katie Angelova

Program Director

Dr. Katherine Small

EMPLOYEES Only: Mount Sinai CSRPG-Center for Stress Resilience and Personal Growth

CSRPG provides mental health treatment for Mount Sinai employees.

Employees (patients) should call or email to set up an initial evaluation or providers can reach out with permission from the patient.

Tel: 212-659-5564 (9am-9pm M-F)


Alternative Mental Health Options

To explore alternative referral options for this patient one may:

  • call or visit 1888-NYC-well (1-888-692-9355)

  • visit or

  • Institute for Family Health, Center for Counseling and Family Health Center of Harlem 1824 Madison Avenue 2nd Floor New York, NY 10035 (Ph.) 212-423-4200 , (Fax) 646-770-8401 Center for Counseling of Harlem hours: Monday- Friday: 8:30am-8pm Saturday-Sunday: 9am-5pm Walk-Ins receive same or next day appointment

  • MSH Outpatient Adult Psychiatric Clinic Diagnostic Evaluations, Medication Management, Individual and Group Psychotherapy; Clozapine Clinic 20 East 106th Street, 9th Floor Or 1160 5th Ave New York, NY (bet. 5th and Madison Ave) psychiatry/areas?of?care/ambulatory?psychiatry?services General information, intake, and referrals: (212) 241- 5947, Julia Siegel

  • MSH Partial Hospital Program Short term (2-6 weeks) intensive treatment (4-5 days per week) to prevent psychiatric hospitalization or to step down from psychiatric hospitalization 20 East 106th Street, 9th Floor New York, NY (bet. 5th and Madison Ave) psychiatry/areas?of?care/partial?hospital?program For Referrals Contact: Brittany Masi MHC Phone: 212 241-3170 Fax: 212-426-5107 Email:

  • Mount Sinai St. Luke's Outpatient Adult Psychiatry Diagnostic Evaluations, Medication Management, Individual and Group Psychotherapy; Clozapine Clinic; First Onset Psychosis services 411 West 114th Street, 3rd & 5th Floor New York, NY (off Amsterdam Ave.) If you are seeking services for yourself, a friend, or family member, please contact the Access Center at (212) 523-8080. If you are a mental health provider from the Mount Sinai Health System, please call (212) 523-5384

  • The Center for Intensive Treatment of Personality Disorders (CITPD) Short term DBT-based intensive group therapy 1000 10th Avenue, 6th Floor New York, NY (bet. 58th & 59th St) To arrange for treatment at CITPD, patients, families and providers can call the Comprehensive Assessment Center at 212-523-8080 to schedule an evaluation.

  • Union Settlement 2089 3rd Ave (at 114th St) NY, NY 10029 212-828-6144 (Intake Coordinator)

  • Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center 212-694-9200 Located on Amsterdam between 145th and 146th For substance use must request Chemical Dependence Program

  • Metropolitan Hospital 1900 2nd Ave 1st Floor New York, NY 10029 212-423-6645 Mon-Fri: Clients seeking individual treatment who are not being referred by an inpatient unit or clinician must walk-in for their initial appointment and arrive by 7:45 am

  • Student Trainee Mental Health - for Sinai students (medical and graduate), residents and fellows only. Takes most insurances. Call 212-659-8805 for an intake or email

  • IMA SW Triage: assistance in identifying resources and making appointments for mental health and substance use. Please place “Consult to Social Work” (NOT “Consult to IMA Social Work)

Alternative Substance Use Disorder Options

IMA REACH Program Email: # REACH

IMA SW Triage: Please refer to IMA Triage social worker for assistance in identifying resources and making appointments for mental health and substance use. Please place “Consult to Social Work” (NOT “Consult to IMA Social Work).

  • Mount Sinai West Addiction Institute of NY. 429 West 58th Street NY NY 10019, Contact: Mr. Stephen Torre. 212-523-8009.(Alcohol, Tx: Methadone/Suboxone, Stimulants, Sedatives, Cannabis)

  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel OTP. 429 2nd Avenue, NY, NY 10010, Contact: Georgina Spence-Hardy: 212-726-6800 (Opioid Tx: Methadone/Suboxone, Alcohol and benzodiazepine treatment)

  • Lower Eastside Service Center, Inc. (LESC) Outreach Coordinator: Dennis Murphy @ 917-217-3771 Opioid Treatment Program (outpatient): Contact: Jaime Holder@ cell 347-723-0859 or @ office 212-343-3584 46 East Broadway, NY, NY 10002 and 62 East Broadway, NY, NY 10002, Outpatient Treatment: Contact: Theresa Pension @ 212-343-3522 46 East Broadway, NY, NY 10002, Residential Treatment:Contact: Sabrina Mangual @ office 212-566-7590 or cell 347-538-2632 7 Gouvernuer Slip East, NY, NY 10002;

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