Loading Events


The Psychiatric History of New York Walking Tour

March 1, noon2:30 pm.

Take an analytical stroll through the evolution of psychiatry on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Main Features

  • Find out about the journey of psychiatry from Central Europe to America

  • Learn about the madhouses of the metropolis

  • Discover the psychoanalytic explosion that occurred in New York City

  • Hear about the Sackler family’s beginnings in “valiumania”

  • Peer at the psychiatric islands of the East River, the homes of distinguished and disgraced doctors, the first American psychoanalytic society, and the offices, mansions, and townhouses of medical research and Freudian relations


NY United States