OCHPA - A Behavioral & Medical Group

Welcome to our site! Nature and Nurture is a program of OCHPA. We are a multidisciplinary behavioral group offering Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) for Mood Disorders (Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorders), Dual Diagnosis, and Eating Disorders for adolescence and adults. Our IOP programs run 3 hours/day and 3-5 days per week in the mornings from 10-1 pm and in the evenings from 5-8 pm.We are in-network with most major insurances (HMO, PPO).

Our Programs

We Specialize In Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, and Dual Diagnosis.

Mood Disorders

Are you or someone you know experiencing depression, anxiety, or a bipolar disorder that is interfering with her/his normal activities of life?

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Eating Disorders

Are you or someone you know under-eating, over-eating, purging, or overly preoccupied with their weight, the food they eat, or their body image?

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Dual Diagnosis

Are you or someone you know suffering from anxiety, depression, Bipolar and a substance or Alcohol use/dependency?

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Our Mission

At OCHPA / Nature And Nurture, we are dedicated to helping adolescents and adults struggling with mood disorders, eating disorders, and dual diagnosis find their way to hope and long-term successful recovery. Our goal is to help our patients develop their natural capacity for well-being and happiness.

  • Our Programs
    Our Programs

    Our Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) treats Adolescence and Adult who is suffering with depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorders , eating disorders, or dual diagnosis.

  • Our Services
    Our Services

    In addition to our specialized treatment services, we also offer psychiatrist consultation, psychological testing, psychotherapy, nutrition therapy, EMD-R, and applied psychology.

  • Our Staff
    Our Staff

    Our caring staff includes highly educated and experienced psychiatrists, medical doctors, psychologists, therapists, and registered dietitians.

  • Contact Us Online
    Contact Us Online

    If you are interested in ANY OF OUR PROGRAMS please contact us through our online contact form or just give us a call.

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