Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Hudson Valley

The Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health and provides an intensive therapeutic treatment to youth ages 11 to 18, designed to maintain adolescents in the community and prevent psychiatric inpatient hospitalization. PHP operates Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Services Offered:

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) as the primary evidence-based treatment model
  • Intensive group therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Weekly DBT Caregiver Support Group
  • Medication management
  • Linkages and referral services
  • Discharge planning
  • Crisis intervention
  • 2 hours of onsite education (provided by Dutchess County BOCES)
  • 24 hours/7 days a week coaching in the event of a behavioral health crisis


  • The developmental age of adolescence
  • At-risk of inpatient psychiatric hospitalization (inability to remain safe with self and/or others)
  • Significant inability to function at school, home, or in the community
  • Discharge from a higher level of care (inpatient hospitalization or residential treatment facility)
  • Initial point of entry into mental health care
  • Step up from outpatient services
  • Step down from acute inpatient hospitalization


Referrals can be made to Astor's Partial Hospital Program by calling (845) 554-1365; an intake/screening appointment will be scheduled within 48 hours of the phone call.


PHP accepts all insurance and Medicaid. Clients without insurance can utilize a sliding-scale fee.

Contact Us:

For more information or to make a referral to this program, contact:

Samantha Rundle, LMHC, CASAC 2
205 South Avenue, Suite 105
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Tel: (845) 554-1365 x 100
Fax: (845) 554-1376
Email: Please use our Program Contact Form »

More Information:

Program brochure (PDF file)

Folleto del programa (archivo PDF)

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