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Mental Healthcare - Adult Outpatient Psychiatry

Welcome to the Division of Adult Outpatient Psychiatry
Maine Medical Center!

    A division of Maine Medical Center.

A message from our director:

We are a large, multidisciplinary psychiatric clinic that provides comprehensive mental health services in Cumberland County. Our mission is to provide treatment that is focused on recovery, helping our patients reach their full potential for function and quality of life. 

The outpatient clinical teams offer comprehensive, coordinated and evidence based psychiatric care for patients with most types of mental disorders.  We specialize in treating individuals with complex, multiple problems.  Our psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses provide psychiatric treatment which includes psychopharmacologic treatment, individual and group therapies, and substance abuse treatment.  We also offer occupational therapy and vocational services with our employment specialists.  Consultations to primary care physicians and other medical specialists are provided on request. 

Services for patients with needs for more intensive levels of care are a key component of our program. The Partial Hospital Program offers intensive, daily treatment as both an alternative, as well as step down program to inpatient hospitalization.   Our Dual Diagnosis Intensive Outpatient Program is specially designed for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse problems. 

The outpatient clinic is a training site for our future mental health providers in several disciplines.  As an affiliate of Tufts Medical School, we provide patient care experiences and clinical teaching for medical students.  Our psychiatry residency program trains physicians to become specialists in the field of psychiatry.  Our clinic is also a training site for masters level social work interns, psychology trainees, and advanced practice nursing students. 

Cindy Boyack, M.D., is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry and serves as the Medical Director of Maine Medical Center’s Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Division and President-Elect of the Maine Medical Center Medical Staff.

Services provided....

Services We Provide:

Psychiatric Evaluation
Recommendations for Psychiatric Treatment
Individual Therapy
Family Therapy
Group Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Occupational Therapy

Our Mission:

As part of the MMC/SHH Mental Health Network, the Division of Outpatient Psychiatry is central to our integrated delivery system through: Caring for our community, Educating tomorrow's caregivers, and Researching new ways to provide care.                                                                                                 

Our Vision:

We embrace a recovery based philosophy of care, partnering with patients and their families to optimize quality of life.  We achieved this by:

  • Providing comprehensive, coordinated team based care.
  • Providing treatment that is informed by outcomes and evidence.
  • Committing to ongoing education and professional development of staff and trainees.
  • Embracing research as an integral part of our work.
  • Evaluating and allocating resources to meet defined patient population and trainee needs.
  • Engaging in continuous process and quality improvement as part of our culture.
  • Using technologies to maximize safety and efficiency.                                                             


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