Queens County Neuropsychiatric Institute

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Queens County Neuropsychiatric Institute (QCNI) is a private, not-for-profit psychiatric clinic providing mental health services to New Yorkers. Located in Jackson Heights for over 50 years, QCNI provides services to individuals of varied cultures and nationalities. QCNI is licensed by the New York State Department of Mental Health.


The organization's mission is to provide quality care, in a professional and personal manner, to individuals and families suffering from emotional problems.


  • Counseling
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Marital Therapy
  • Medication Education
  • Medication Management

Clients Served[edit]

QCNI serves children ages 5 & up, and adults. We provide treatment for various emotional problems and mental illnesses, including but not limited to the following:

  • Academic and Behavioral Problems
  • Anxiety Disorders (e.g., panic attacks, phobias…)
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Symptoms
  • Schizophrenia

Our licensed Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Certified Social Workers are available to provide the quality care necessary to help individuals improve their ability to cope with life’s challenges.


The Institute is located at 37-64 72nd Street in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens. We are two blocks from the E, F, M, R, and #7 trains stopping at the Roosevelt Avenue / 74th Street station. From the station walk two blocks west along Roosevelt Avenue to 72nd Street. Turn right at 72nd Street. The Institute is located a few buildings down the block on the far side of the street.

Several buses stop at the 74th Street station – the Q32, Q33, Q47, Q49, and Q70 – making the Institute accessible by both bus and train.

Payments & Insurance[edit]

QCNI accepts straight Medicaid and Medicare coverage and we accept patients from the following HMOs:

  • AmeriChoice (by UnitedHealth Care)
  • Empire Blue Cross (formerly Amerigroup and HealthPlus)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst

Private patients are seen at moderate rates. QCNI does not accept commercial insurance.

Office Hours[edit]

Standard office hours are as follows:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:30 AM to 9 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM to 5 PM
  • Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM

Call 718 335 3434 to confirm office hours before major holidays.

Arrange An Appointment[edit]

The multicultural background of the QCNI staff allows patients to be treated in English, Spanish, and Russian. To arrange an appointment with a professional staff member phone the Institute at 718 335 3434. QCNI strives to arrange an intake interview within 24-96 hours.

Contact Information[edit]

  • Address: 37-64 72nd Street, Jackson Heights, New York, 11372
  • Phone: 718 335 3434
  • Website: QCNI.nyc
  • Email: QCNIcorp@aol.com

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