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Center For Discovery
Teen Mental Health Treatment

Teen Mental Health Treatment

Our Program

Our Residential Treatment Program

Our teen mental health program provides multiple levels of treatment, including residential treatment, intensive outpatient treatment, and partial hospitalization for teens and adolescents dealing with depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, self-harm behaviors, oppositional defiant disorder and other similar diagnoses. The Center For Discovery Resilience program provides personalize treatment plans for each of our clients to address their specific situation and needs, while ensuring the highest level of care.

Our central goal is to provide effective and intensive treatment for teens and adolescents dealing with mental health disorders in an intimate treatment setting where we can foster connection, trust, and growth. Our teen mental health treatment program is delivered through our validated treatment program that focuses on helping teens and adolescents learn about and deal with their disorder and the issues surrounding it. Our goal is to strategically address the mental health disorder and the surrounding issues while providing effective interventions to support long-term recovery.

If your teen is suffering with a mental health disorder, Center For Discovery can help. We are experts in helping teens and adolescents in southern California with mental health disorders. We are experienced at helping our clients identify the emotional issues surrounding their mental health disorder and helping them learn to deal with them. If your teen or adolescent needs help, or if you would like to talk with someone about mental health disorders or Center For Discovery, we are here to help.

F.I.T. Program
Our Fitness in Therapy Program promotes overall self-wellness through the development of physical, mental, and emotional health. Our skilled clinical team and physical fitness experts created a program that provides an invigorating fitness experience. Client participation in this program has resulted in significant positive gains in individual self-growth and self-esteem. Our F.I.T. program instills a sense of community amongst our clients through weekly incentive based off site fitness outings and monthly award ceremonies.

Life Skills
Our Life Skills group therapy is experiential in addressing the individual needs of our clients. Activities implemented will educate our clients on the necessary skills of daily life. Our clinicians incorporate life skills into the treatment setting through various activities, including; traditional household chores, cooking skills, and healthy communication. Our dedicated staff works one-on-one with the clients to assist in the development of skills necessary for independent living; such as, resume writing, interview preparation, and self-exploration into future ambitions and life goals.

Client Advocacy
At Center For Discovery our clinical staff is committed to working to ensure an optimal transition from treatment. Our comprehensive treatment team will collaborate with previous treatment providers, social workers, educational liaisons, attorneys, and other professionals to ensure that the client and family are fully supported throughout treatment.

Intensive Family Treatment
Our Mental Health Program focuses on family dynamics and altering the roles within the family unit. We offer 1-2 weekly family therapy sessions, a multi-family process group, and an intensive family program. Our family systems approach allows for the entire family to work through systematic issues that affect both the client and family.

Small Intimate Treatment Setting
Research has indicated that the most successful treatment for adolescent mental and behavioral health is provided within a gender-specific residential treatment setting. Our six bed residential program addresses the distinct needs of our clients in a safe and nurturing environment. By incorporating multiple modalities of psychological and experiential therapies in a gender-specific, small treatment site, our residents can remain solely focused on their emotional recovery.

Frequency of Session
Center For Discovery has the strongest and most effective clinical program in the country. Upon admission, each client will receive 3-4 weekly individual therapy sessions, 1-2 weekly family therapy sessions, and 1 psychiatric evaluation per week. In addition, our clients will participate in 3-5 group therapy sessions per day; including, DBT, CBT, Process, Equine Therapy, and Family Process group.

Empirical Treatment Approach
Center For Discovery utilizes empirically validated therapeutic interventions to deliver a unique and highly individualized treatment plan for each client. By incorporating treatment interventions, such as, Animal Assisted Therapy, Equine Therapy, Trauma Based Therapy, Life Skills group, and Social Skills interventions, we have adapted to newer forms of treatment that have been clinically proven to be effective in residential treatment settings.

Specialized Therapies:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Expressive Arts
    Expressive Arts
  • Animal & Equine Therapy
    Animal & Equine
  • Recreational Activities
  • Gender Specific Groups
    Gender Specific
  • Medication
  • Nutrition
  • Adoption/Attachment
  • Trauma Track
    Trauma Track

Center For Discovery Center For Discovery has been providing residential treatment for women and teens for over 15 years. At Center For Discovery, we provide residential treatment for women with eating disorders, teens with eating disorders, teens with mental health disorders, and teens with substance abuse issues.

Center For Discovery
4281 Katella Ave., Ste. 111
Los Alamitos, CA 90720



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