Freedom Institute, OASAS, Treatment Facility in New York
One of America's longest-running, not-for-profit outpatient treatment centers, we are a New York State OASAS licensed, medically supervised outpatient recovery center located in midtown Manhattan. We offer confidential, highly personalized, comprehensive and innovative care to the families and individuals affected by substance abuse and alcoholism. Our clinical services focus on adolescents, young adults, and adults including working professionals. We are an abstinence-based program and our model is dedicated to long-term recovery and wellness for the whole family. We use evidenced-based clinical approaches and incorporate family systems work whenever possible. Our multidisciplinary team is trained in a wide variety of modalities, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Somatic Experiencing (SE), EMDR, and Psychodrama.
We offer a range of services tailored to meet the needs of each age group and stage of life, including a social-emotional wellness and prevention program, providing assessment and early-intervention in NYC independent schools, adolescent treatment services, a highly-structured Intensive Outpatient Program for young adults and adults, treatment for professionals, a well-established family program, and problem gambling services.
Unique to Freedom Institute is the quality of care provided to each person who walks through our doors; from the thorough assessment to the FITT (Freedom Intensive Treatment Team) program which enables all treatment providers who are working with a client/family to collaborate on a complex case. Clients benefit from the collaborative approach by our highly-trained and experienced multidisciplinary clinical team, offering the highest quality of care.
Call or Email Freedom Institute for a free phone consultation now - (212) 838-0044


  • Years in Practice: 41 Years
  • License No. and State: OASAS New York


  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: New York/170610791
  • Certificate Date: 2015
  • Membership: NAATP

Freedom Institute's Groups

Sober Support

Our Sober Support Group is for men and women who are unsure as to whether or not recovery is for them. Utilizing the Motivational Interviewing clinical process, we offer a safe and non-judgmental environment for people to explore the role that substance use plays in one's life. This is a 10-week group and abstinence commitment.

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Mindfulness Meditation Group for People in 12 Step

Meditation and Mindfulness are proven tools to support recovery. One of the most effective ways to practice meditation is to participate in regular group meditations. Freedom Institute's Meditation and Mindfulness for People in Recovery is a group focused on learning meditation and mindfulness skills to support recovery and relapse prevention and is especially tailored to those in 12 Step recovery programs. The group is appropriate for both beginning and seasoned meditators and all stages of recovery.

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DBT skills based IOP

Morning Group: 3 days a week for 3 hours and lasts for 8 weeks. Clients are taught DBT skills which are extremely effective in early recovery. Evening Group: 3 days a week for 2 hours and last for 12 weeks. Curriculum is the same; clients learn DBT skills and new ways of coping with cravings.

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  • Addiction
  • Family Conflict
  • Dual Diagnosis


  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Gambling
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Medication Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: Spanish


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs

  • Addiction
  • Continuing Care
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Intervention
  • Substance Abuse

Out / Inpatient

  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Outpatient

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • DBT
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodrama
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2017
Freedom Institute, OASAS, Treatment Facility in New York

Freedom Institute

Treatment Facility