What to Expect

Make an Informed Choice

Choosing a mental health disorder treatment facility for yourself, a loved one or your own patient can be very difficult. It can feel like there are a lot of hoops to go through, and when you finally pinpoint the right place, you want to know that you made the right choice and know exactly what to expect. At Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program (DMA), we have a lot to offer our patients. We hope this inside look will help you make an informed decision as you or someone you care about starts their journey to finding peace from a mental health disorder.


Understand how DMA can help you cope with a mental health disorder.


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Why Choose Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program

At DMA, we look at the whole person and believe our Discovery ESTEEM SystemTM helps individuals understand their illness and empower them with the tools needed to create the fulfilling life they deserve. Here’s a look at what makes Discovery the ideal choice for Mental Health treatment:

A Day in the Life at DMA

Our schedule creates a great balance between individual treatment and group therapy, as well as time to put what has been learned into practice. Here are samples of schedules for each level of care:



Patients receive care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

7 a.m. Wake up 3:45 p.m. Recreational activity
7:30 a.m. Light snack 4:30 p.m. Relationship & communication skills
8 a.m. Therapeutic group 5:30 p.m. Dinner
9:45 a.m. School work (adolescent patients) 6 p.m. Clean up
11 a.m. Therapeutic group 6:30 p.m. School work (adolescent patients)
12 p.m. Lunch 7:30 p.m. Coping skills
12:30 p.m. Clean up 8:30 p.m. Snack
1 p.m. Process group 9 p.m. Get ready for bed
2:30 p.m. Snack 9:30 p.m. Room time
2:45 p.m. School work (adolescent patients) 10 p.m. Sleep



Patients receive care six hours per day, five days per week.

Adolescents Adults
9 a.m. Arrival, check-in, commitments 9 a.m. Arrival, check-in, commitments
9:15 a.m. Facility choice 9:15 a.m. Mind & body
10 a.m. CBT/ACT skills 10 a.m. Creative expression
11 a.m. Academic confidence 11 a.m. Shame resilience
11:45 a.m. Lunch 11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:15 p.m. Relationship & communication skills 12:15 p.m. CBT/ACT skills
1 p.m. Process group 1 p.m. Process group
2 p.m. Facility choice 2 p.m. Facility choice
2:45 p.m. Check-out & commitments 2:45 p.m. Check-out & commitments



Patients receive care three hours per day, three to five days per week.

Adolescents Adults
3:30 p.m. Arrival, check-in, commitments 3:30 p.m. Arrival, check-in, commitments
3:45 p.m. Relationship & communication skills 3:45 p.m. CBT/ACT skills
4:30 p.m. Process group 4:30 p.m. Process group
5:30 p.m. Academic confidence 5:30 p.m. Life strategies
6:15 p.m. Check-out & commitments 6:15 p.m. Check-out & commitments

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For more information about what to expect at DMA, call 714.828.0808.

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