Center for Mood & Anxiety:


We offer an Adult in-person group (Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar)


in-person Dual Diagnosis. 


Center for Mood & Anxiety


Center for Mood & Anxiety



What We Do

We offer an Adult in-person group (for anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder) AND an in-person Dual Diagnosis group.

We use Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), positive psychology, and other evidence-based treatments in our groups. In addition, we offer individual, family, and couples therapy, nutritional consultation, EMDR, and medication management as needed.
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OCHPA/Nature & Nurture Facility offers Intensive Outpatient programs (IOPs) for Adolescence & Adults…

OCHPA Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Providing psychiatric care to correctional facilities & community mental health clinics.

Our in person DBT-oriented Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) is for Adults and Adolescents struggling with mental health diagnoses (Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, PTSD, etc.). Along with that, we also offer an in-person Dual Diagnosis program that focuses on Alcohol and Substance Use Disorder in addition to the patient’s mental health. 

 The group is managed by our licensed clinicians and the duration of the program is approximately 10 weeks. 

The adult mental health IOP program meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Dual Diagnosis IOP group meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

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What are the Goals of IOP?

To provide support

Hearing from others with similar issues can help patients know that they are not alone in their struggles, whether it’s depression, anxiety, or another mental health issue.

To teach skills

Groups provide patients with skills to help better manage their emotions and cope with the stressors of everyday life. 

To promote social skills

Groups help reduce the symptoms of anxiety and/or depression, improve self esteem, and impulses through interaction. 

 “Thank you for trusting us to care for you and your loved ones with our in-person intensive outpatient program. We are in this together. “

What Can IOP Help With?

  • Managing emotional distress by learning new skills.
  • Improving interpersonal relationships.
  • Improving self-esteem.
  • Achieving behavioral changes, and impulse control, in daily life.
  • Recognizing unhealthy behaviors.
  • Improving problem-solving skills.
  • Developing self-awareness.
  • Developing a support system and build connections.


What Happens After IOP?

When you, your treatment team, and your insurance company determine that you have completed the group, you will be referred back to your individual therapist and psychiatrist for ongoing care.

OCHPA will be in contact with your outpatient providers throughout your experience in IOP, and will be coordinating your discharge with them.



How Can I Become a Group Member?

1- Call 949-551-4272 or email a request for information to [email protected]
2- We will respond to your request within 48 hours with information about the intake process.
3 – Meet with one of our clinicians to provide some information about yourself and what brings you to IOP as part of our assessment process. At this time you will also receive some paperwork about our IOP services.
4 – Provide consent for us to speak to and coordinate care with your other mental health providers, such as your psychiatrist, individual therapist, etc.
5 – If you meet criteria for our program, we will coordinate with your insurance to obtain authorization for IOP services.
6 – Attend group!


What People Are Saying

Group topics were helpful and taught me a lot about myself.

I really liked CBT. I also liked the worksheet that we had to fill in.

Having a support group was very helpful.

Therapists talks to us like we’re all equal.

The services at OCHPA are top-notch. The doctors and staff here really take pride in your health and wellness. They want to see you succeed and they’re there every step of the way to guide and nurture your happiness. I loved my experience in their group therapy program “Nature & Nurture”, I felt like I benefited well, due to the careful attention and expertise of the the psychologists and the overall excellence of the care I received from everyone at OCHPA! High recommendation if anyone is seeking any help, this is the place to go!

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Irvine, CA 92618


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