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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Specialists
Established in 1977

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Los Angeles Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

The Life Adjustment Team empowers individuals to overcome life’s challenges through compassionate, evidence-based, and effective mental health care. We recognize that each person’s journey is unique, and our goal is to offer individualized solutions that foster growth, resilience, and well-being.

Our approach to mental health care is centered around understanding the individual needs of each client and developing personalized treatment plans that meet those needs effectively. One of our key offerings, the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), stands as a vital component of our comprehensive treatment spectrum.

Why Choose Our Partial Hospitalization Program?

Our PHP is carefully designed to cater to individuals who need a higher level of support than traditional outpatient programs offer. This intensive outpatient program serves as an optimal choice for those who require structured and supportive mental health treatment while also continuing to engage in their day-to-day activities. This unique aspect allows our clients to maintain essential connections with their existing support systems, enhancing the overall healing process.

What Level of Care is PHP?

Our PHP is more than a transitional phase—it’s a transformative experience designed to meet the diverse needs of individuals requiring a higher level of care than traditional outpatient programs provide.

  • Individualized Support: Our PHP is not a one-size-fits-all solution. It’s a dynamic program tailored to the individual, addressing clients’ unique challenges and fostering personal growth.
  • Inclusive Connections: As an outpatient treatment model, our PHP recognizes the importance of ongoing support systems in the recovery journey, fostering a sense of community and understanding.
  • Holistic Healing: We go beyond traditional therapeutic methods, incorporating holistic approaches that nurture the complete well-being of individuals.
  • Proven Therapeutic Modalities: From CBT and DBT to trauma-informed care, our PHP integrates both evidence-based and experiential modalities to promote effective and lasting change.

With The Life Adjustment Team’s Partial Hospitalization Program, you are choosing an approach to healing that takes into account every aspect of your well-being and provides you with the support you need to make lasting changes.

When is PHP Care Necessary?

Determining the most suitable mental health care plan is a crucial step toward recovery. Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHPs) may be recommended when a more intensive level of support is needed compared to standard outpatient services. This may include situations where the client requires daily therapeutic intervention, but the intensity of inpatient care is not essential. It serves as an effective alternative for individuals who need comprehensive treatment without a hospital or residential setting.

What is a Partial Hospitalization Program?

Partial Hospitalization Programs stand as a distinct and intensive form of mental health treatment, blending elements of both inpatient and outpatient care. At The Life Adjustment Team, our PHP is designed to provide a supportive and structured environment for individuals navigating complex mental health challenges. In essence, PHPs offer a level of intensity beyond traditional outpatient programs, often mirroring the structure of a residential program.

In our PHP, clients participate in sessions five days a week, with each session lasting around 5 hours, adjusting the intensity to meet an individual’s needs. This format proves particularly beneficial for those transitioning from residential treatment, offering a comprehensive and immersive experience while allowing individuals to remain in their home environment. The more rigorous schedule not only fosters progress in mental health but also assists in creating a safer routine for individuals on their journey to well-being.

What’s the Difference Between PHP and IOP?

While Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHPs) and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) both fall under the umbrella of outpatient care, the distinctions lie in their intensity and structure. PHPs, known for their robust and residential-like approach, typically demand a more substantial time commitment, often requiring attendance 5 days a week for sessions lasting 4 to 8(?)  hours. This depth of engagement is a key characteristic unique to PHPs, catering to individuals seeking a comprehensive solution for complex mental health challenges.

On the other hand, IOPs offer a more flexible schedule, allowing individuals to engage in treatment sessions while still maintaining their daily routines. The crucial difference is the level of intensity: PHPs provide a higher degree of structure and support, making them an ideal choice for those navigating the transition from inpatient care or requiring a more immersive treatment experience. In other words, PHPs bridge the gap between residential and outpatient care, offering a middle ground for personalized and intensive mental health support.

What Can a Partial Hospitalization Program Help With? 

Partial Hospitalization Programs stand as a versatile and comprehensive mental health solution catering to diverse needs. Individuals grappling with mental health challenges, substance abuse, or a combination of both can find individualized support within the structured framework of PHPs.

  • Mental Health: PHPs are well-suited for those dealing with complex mental health conditions. The intensive schedule ensures a focused and supportive environment, aiding individuals in managing symptoms, acquiring coping mechanisms, and fostering overall well-being.
  • Substance Abuse: PHPs offer a lifeline for those navigating the complex process of substance abuse recovery. The program’s intensity, including daily sessions and a supportive community, aids in breaking the cycle of addiction and addressing underlying mental health issues contributing to substance use.
  • Dual Diagnosis: For individuals facing both mental health and substance use challenges, PHPs provide an integrated approach. By addressing these interconnected issues concurrently, PHPs empower individuals to build a foundation for lasting recovery and mental wellness.

What to Expect From PHP at Life Adjustment Team (LAT)

Entering a Partial Hospitalization Program with Life Adjustment Team promises a journey of comprehensive healing and personalized care. Here’s what participants can expect from their PHP experience:

Partial Hospitalization Program Structured Breakdown:

1. Comprehensive Weekly Engagement:

  • Weekday Immersion: Attend PHP sessions five days a week for a deeply immersive therapeutic experience.
  • Daily Commitment: Dedicate a total of five hours each day to engaging in diverse therapeutic activities, support groups, and educational sessions.
  • Personalized Therapy: Benefit from two one-on-one therapy visits and individual weekly psychiatrist consultations, ensuring a comprehensive and focused therapeutic approach.
  • Medication Management: Rely on our experienced team at Life Adjustment Team for medication management. Our professionals closely monitor your progress, making adjustments as needed to optimize your mental health journey. 

2. Duration and Progress:

  • Variable Duration: The PHP can span several weeks, with the duration adjusted based on individual needs and progress.
  • Progress Tracking: Regular assessments help track progress, allowing for adjustments to the treatment plan as needed.

3. Preparing for the Journey:

  • Commitment Acknowledgment: Before starting, participants commit to the process, understanding the engagement and dedication required to effectively work on improving their well-being.
  • Realistic Expectations: Establishing realistic expectations and preparing for regular attendance are vital aspects of the pre-treatment phase.

4. Transitioning Post-Treatment-Program:

  • Individualized Transition Plans: As the program nears completion, participants work with the treatment team to create a personalized plan for post-program transition.
  • Stepping Down or Outpatient Transition: Depending on progress, individuals may transition to less intensive care or outpatient services, ensuring continuity of support.

5. Integration into Daily Life:

  • Practical Skill Application: The skills acquired during the PHP journey are not just for the program’s duration; they become invaluable tools for daily life.
  • Coping Strategies: Participants learn to apply coping strategies, manage stressors, and navigate daily challenges independently.

Providing a structured path to healing and empowering individuals with the resilience to succeed after the program, Life Adjustment Team’s PHP focuses on holistic recovery.

Treatments and Therapies Offered Within the Program

At Life Adjustment Team’s Partial Hospitalization Program, our commitment to individualized care is reflected in a diverse range of therapeutic modalities designed to address the unique needs of each participant. Explore some of the  comprehensive therapies offered:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Empowering individuals to identify and modify negative thought patterns and behaviors, CBT is a cornerstone of our PHP. Participants work closely with therapists to develop practical coping skills and foster positive behavioral change.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Especially effective for individuals dealing with intense emotional swings, DBT integrates acceptance and change-oriented strategies. Skills such as mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness are cultivated to enhance emotional well-being.

Group Therapy

Building a sense of community and shared understanding, group therapy sessions foster connections among participants. Led by skilled therapists, these sessions provide a supportive environment for shared insights and growth, allowing clients to learn experientially that they are not alone in what they are going through.

Individual Therapy

Participants delve into their unique challenges, traumas, and goals in personalized one-on-one sessions. Our experienced therapists provide guidance, support, and strategies designed to individual needs, and the opportunity to integrate and practice skills learned in the group setting.

Trauma-Informed Care

Recognizing the impact of trauma on mental health, our PHP integrates trauma-informed care practices. Participants receive compassionate support, allowing for the healing of past wounds in a safe environment.

Holistic Approaches

Complementing traditional therapeutic methods, holistic approaches such as mindfulness, meditation, and other holistic therapies are incorporated. These practices promote overall well-being and empower individuals with tools for healthy self-care.

Family Therapy

Acknowledging the crucial role of family dynamics, family therapy sessions are offered to strengthen relationships, improve communication, and involve family members in the recovery journey.

Our PHP embraces a holistic approach, weaving together these therapeutic modalities to provide a well-rounded and effective treatment experience for individuals on their path to recovery.

Discover Healing and Recovery In the Partial Hospitalization Programs at LAT

Embark on a transformative journey towards wellness with Life Adjustment Team’s Partial Hospitalization Program. With structured support, personalized treatment planning and interventions, and holistic healing, our PHP stands out as a beacon of hope in the complex world of mental health recovery.

Discover the Difference:

Our PHP is not just a program; it’s a personalized roadmap to recovery. With individualized support, inclusive connections, and a commitment to evidence-based and holistic healing, we redefine the conventional approach to mental health care.

Your Well-Being Matters:

At Life Adjustment Team, we believe in the transformative power of comprehensive mental health care.  We provide personalized, evidence-based treatments to help you address any mental health issues you may be struggling with. Our team is dedicated to helping you achieve your best mental health.

Take the First Step:

Are you ready to explore the profound benefits of our PHP? Contact Life Adjustment Team today. Our Team of compassionate professionals is here to guide you, answer your questions, and determine if PHP is the right fit for you or your loved one.

Contact us now if you or a loved one have any questions about our PHP, and start your personalized path to holistic health today.