SHERMAN OAKS OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT PROGRAM

Sherman Oaks, CA

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Virtual treatment available: DMA outpatient programs can also be accessed via online telehealth services.

Our day treatment program provides care for partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. Treatment is customized and employs a variety of evidence-based modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and more. Here, clients benefit from one-on-one therapeutic support as well as group sessions in a supportive environment of peers where they can safely practice new skills that are transferable to home.

Insurances we accept include but are not limited to Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna, Beacon, Unicare, TriCare, and United Health. For more information on what other insurances we accept, please visit our insurance page.

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. 

MEET THE TEAM

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Tory McKelvey

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Abby Jacques

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Tory McKelvey

Tory is an associate marriage and family therapist, who graduated summa cum laude from Touro University with a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Western Kentucky University. Prior to joining Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program, she worked in residential and outpatient programs with both adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, trauma and substance abuse. Tory likes to integrate multiple therapeutic modalities into treatment, such as CBT, DBT and psychodynamic approaches and is passionate about finding what works best for each individual patient. She strives to create a calm, empathetic and non-judgmental atmosphere where patients feel comfortable connecting with their authentic selves. 

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Abby Jacques

Abby has been working with Discovery since 2019 and is currently a primary therapist for Sherman Oaks Outpatient. Abby is a registered associate marriage and family therapist and has held multiple positions in Discovery, including Mental Health Technician and Facility Manager. She obtained her master’s degree with honors in counseling psychology from National University. Additionally, she has several years of experience in the behavioral health field helping individuals with depression, anxiety, trauma, self-harm, life transitions, self-esteem, family communication, and codependency. Abby implements an integrative approach to treatment using psychodynamic approaches, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and EMDR to help individuals process their emotional experiences and develop healthy coping skills for the issues they face. Abby enjoys creating therapeutic interventions that are person-centered and solutions-focused to help individuals recognize their unique strengths, build confidence, and increase self-efficacy when faced with life’s challenges. Abby integrates her love for art and uses it as a tool for self-expression and healing with individuals during their time in treatment. Abby strives to make therapy a welcoming and comfortable environment by utilizing humor, acceptance, respect, and meeting individuals where they are in their unique healing process. 

Here’s What Patients Say After Completing Treatment*

  • 97% feel hopeful about their future*
  • 95% believe they can handle life after treatment*
  • 99% know what helps them get better*

“This place changed my life. I now have the skills I need to cope and the resilience to deal with life’s ups and downs.” – Shannon R., former patient at DMA Sherman Oaks

“Discovery is an incredibly well-run program with compassionate therapists who do a really good job of balancing out helping the patient and giving the patient the truth they need to make changes. They do a great job of helping the kids who are there form a healthy, cohesive group. The multi-family therapy sessions were really helpful as well.” – Julie R., parent of DMA Sherman Oaks alumni

“Every single person there is very compassionate and comes from a real place of love. They care about the needs of everyone.”- Justin, former patient at DMA Sherman Oaks

*Percentage includes adult and adolescent patients who admitted to the Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program in 2021 (between 1/1/21 and 12/31/21) and completed the Recovery Assessment Scale (RAS) (N = 2,278). Average length of stay is 34.2 days for those who completed treatment (did not discharge to a higher level of care, due to insurance, against treatment advice, transfer or administratively).

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.

Preferred In-Network Provider for All Major Health Insurance

Preferred In-Network Provider for All Major Health Insurance

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