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Behavioral Health

As the largest behavioral health provider in the Topeka region, we provide continued care, ranging from inpatient and outpatient treatments to children, teenagers, adults and senior patients. Whether it’s a short-term intervention or ongoing therapy, we’re committed to the long-term health of our patients.

The Behavioral Health care teams at Stormont Vail Health are strongly integrated with many other care areas including Primary Care, Endocrinology, the Cancer Center, Pediatrics, Women’s Health and the Heart Center.

Our Treatments & Services

  • Integrated Behavioral health services/care

    We have designed psychiatrist consult services throughout our hospital system to support a variety of patient populations. The integrated team of psychiatrist, APRN’s, and Licensed Clinical Therapist provides stabilization and individualized treatment plans.
  • Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic

    At the outpatient clinic, a team of experienced psychiatrists, advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and clinically licensed therapists is available for evaluation and outpatient therapies.

    For more information, please call (785) 270-4630

  • Intensive Outpatient Program

    A licensed clinical therapist leads group therapy for participants. These meetings cover topics such as understanding behavioral patterns, managing negative emotions, and building tolerance for distress.

    For more information, please call (785) 270-4646

  • Child and Adolescent Inpatient Program

    We’ve designed this care especially for children or teenagers (up to 17 years old) who are experiencing a psychiatric emergency. Stormont Vail Health specialists provide stabilization and individualized treatment plans. As a crucial component of the patient’s health, we count family participation as part of the treatment.

    For more information, please call (785) 270-4646.

  • Adult Inpatient Program

    Adults facing a psychiatric emergency can receive acute, short-term crisis stabilization with the Adult Inpatient Program. Limited to adult voluntary patients, the program involves individual, group, and family intervention, as well as medication.

    For more information, please call (785) 270-4600.

  • Integrated Behavioral Health Services/Care

    We have designed psychiatrist consult services throughout our hospital system to support a variety of patient populations. The integrated team of psychiatrists, APRNs, and Licensed Clinical therapists provide stabilization and individualized treatment plans.

Partner of the Community

Behavioral Health collaborates with community partners to provide:

  • Education, training and clinical experience
  • Therapy services
  • Coordination of comprehensive services

Meet Our Providers

Erin Burns


Kimberly Byler


Jessica Dalton


Mahasen T. De Silva

Psychiatry/Child Psychiatry

Darryl B. Kabins

Psychiatry/Child Psychiatry

Nancy A. Lee


Matthew L. Masterson

Psychiatry/Child Psychiatry

Pir A. Shah


Shakila Tanjim

Psychiatry/Child Psychiatry
Psychiatry/Child Psychiatry

Ryan Voth


Mary A. Wilson



Suicide Prevention Resource

Go to Suicide Prevention page.


Next Steps For Patients

Make an Appointment

  • Call 911 in emergency situations.
  • To make an outpatient appointment at the Behavioral Health Center, call (785) 270-4630
  • For the Inpatient Program, Partial Hospital Program and Intensive Outpatient Program, call (785) 270-4646.

See a Primary Care Provider

  • Call (785) 270-4440 to schedule an appointment with your Stormont Vail primary care provider.
  • Not a Stormont Vail patient? Call (785) 270-4440 to set up your first appointment with one of our primary care providers.


Check With Your Insurance

Before your appointment, check with your insurance company to learn about coverage. Click here for a list of Kansas Insurance Company phone numbers and websites.


You can stay connected to Stormont Vail through our online portal, MyChart. The portal lets you schedule an E-Visit or appointment, renew prescriptions, view your medical records and test results, and contact your care team.

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Next Steps For Referring Providers

  • If you are a Stormont Vail provider, refer your patient via the Epic work queue.
  • If you are an outside provider, seeking outpatient appointment call 270-4630 or inpatient services call 270-4646 to refer your patient.
  • You can also fax  (785) 270-4628