Los Alamitos, CA


New! Holiday IOP Program starts November 15.
Call today 805-853-5694  – patients are now being accepted 

COVID-19 Update: Online telehealth is offered for intensive outpatient treatment as an option to patients living in California, Florida, Oregon and Texas.

In-person intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization is also offered at this location. Residential treatment continues to be offered at our residential facilities for individuals in need of a higher level of care. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.

This facility offers two separate programs for adolescents with mental health issues. The first is a partial hospitalization treatment program (PHP) that runs 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, from 8am to 2pm. The second is an intensive outpatient treatment program (IOP) that is offered 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, from 3:30pm-6:30pm. We serve adolescents between the ages of 11 and 19. Our program utilizes skill-based groups which incorporate dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), which involves breaking down skills into pillars of mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. The program also incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) into the various skills groups to help clients identify and challenge cognitive distortions and reframe faulty thinking patterns. Other skills groups focus on identity exploration, improving self-esteem, anger management, and both identifying positive coping mechanisms and strengthening clients’ ability to engage in them while experiencing emotional distress.

Our team works individually with clients and with their families to identify and support unique treatment planning based on personal needs and goals. We stress balance and authenticity, and consider ourselves an educational center for learning emotional intelligence. The program includes management of support medication (PHP only), coordination with schools, collaboration with outpatient providers and reorganization of family dynamics to strengthen connections. The clinical team is experienced, dedicated, and each team member brings a unique therapeutic style to meet the needs of our patients.

The School Support Program is offered to young patients, where an education liaison supervises and supports them through their schoolwork. The education liaison also collaborates with the patient’s therapist to ensure they have the right environment in place for learning, which will in turn help them reintegrate into their school after treatment.

The Los Alamitos program is conveniently located near the 605 freeway on the corner of Katella Ave. and Noel St.  We are situated in a complex of professional office buildings with parking and entrance available in both the front and the back of the building complex.

Insurances we accept at this location include but are not limited to Kaiser, Humana, Cigna, and Unicare. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage. 


Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
All Genders 11-19



Support Group

Discovery Mood & Anxiety provides free support groups for individuals, loved ones, and professionals. Find out more about how to join our free support groups.

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COVID-19 Update: COVID-19 Update: In-person residential treatment is still offered at this location. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.

Preferred In-Network Provider for All Major Health Insurance

Preferred In-Network Provider for All Major Health Insurance

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Put yourself first this holiday season by getting mental health disorder treatment at Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program.

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