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Geriatric Psychiatry
Services

Specialized Mental Health Care for Older Adults

We know that good mental health is essential to overall health and aging well. It’s why we provide comprehensive treatment and services focused on the unique needs of older adults dealing with mental health conditions.

If you or a loved one has a mental health condition, we’re here to help. Our mental health specialists collaborate with community providers and existing treatment teams to ensure patients have access to comprehensive care. Use the links below to explore our geriatric psychiatry centers and programs that offer specialized care specific to your need.

Health Care Experts in Geriatric Psychiatry Care

You can count on compassionate care from a team with experience and expertise in treating older adults with mental health conditions. Your health care team may include:

  • Board-certified Geriatric Physicians
  • Board-certified Psychologists
  • Advanced Practice Nurses and Registered NursesLicensed Clinical Social Workers
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers
  • Licensed Therapists

Our team uses an innovative approach to care that focuses on your unique needs as an older adult. We collaborate with primary care physicians and other specialists to provide you integrated care. We treat and diagnose a wide range of mental health conditions that include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping with Chronic Health Conditions

Improving Geriatric Mental Health Care Through Research

Emory Healthcare is among the leaders researching new and better ways to treat mental health conditions that affect older adults. That means you have access to clinical trials for conditions that most affect us as we age. Depending on your condition, you may qualify to try new treatments.

Make An Appointment

Due to an increase in appointment requests, the Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic at Emory Clinic is currently accepting a limited number of new patients at this time. If your medical problem is an emergency, please call 911 or visit your nearest emergency room.


If you would like to receive care through the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, please complete the Psychiatry Service Matcher. The Service Matcher questionnaire is designed to match you to the psychiatric service that is most appropriate for the care you are seeking and to provide real-time information about the current availability of our services. Alternatively, you may request an appointment by calling 404-778-5526 Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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Make an Appointment 
To request an appointment with the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, please call 404-778-5526 Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

If your medical problem is an emergency, please call 911 or visit your nearest emergency room.