Intensive Outpatient Program

Intensive Outpatient Program2020-04-06T14:53:47-04:00

Intensive Outpatient Programs

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is dedicated to helping individuals develop healthier coping skills and build a recovery support network. Participants can continue to work, attend school, and tend to the duties of daily life. This nine-hour-a-week (three hours a day, three days a week) program allows patients the opportunity to practice their new skills while still benefiting from the support and accountability of treatment. This program allows participants to receive treatment on a part-time, yet intensive schedule. We believe that recovery and life are one and the same and it is for that reason that daily life is an integral therapeutic component of treatment.

Mental Health

Our Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program provides treatment for people suffering from moderate to severe levels of depression and anxiety that are interfering with their daily functioning, such as work performance, relationships, health, etc.

We use several treatment modalities, to assist individuals in their mental health recovery and through coping with depression and anxiety, developing action plans, and building coping skills.

Core groups are organized around these treatment models, and also include:

  • Mindfulness skills

  • Assertiveness training

  • Anxiety management

  • Anger management

  • Problem solving

  • Crisis management

  • Grief work

  • Setting boundaries

  • Identification of feelings

  • Codependency

  • Using medication effectively

Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder

Our Co-Occurring Disorders Intensive Outpatient Program provides treatment for people diagnosed with both a mental illness and substance use disorder. We incorporate a number of elements including groups specifically designed for people with dual disorders, education regarding medications and other steps to recovery from both illnesses, help in understanding the effects of substance use on their lives, and knowledge regarding substances of abuse and how they affect mental illness and medication.

Additional core components of this track are:

  • Motivational interviewing

  • Relapse prevention

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy

  • Anger management

  • Crisis management

  • Grief work

  • Setting boundaries

  • Problem solving

  • Using medication effectively

We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with other treating providers in the community such as therapists or physicians. We may also supplement IOP with other treatment modalities available in the Orlando area, such as individual, couples, or family therapy, support groups, church, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Al-Anon, Narcotics Anonymous (NA), etc.

IOP treatment is provided by Licensed, Master’s level therapists. Patients see the program psychiatrist at least once a month for medication management.

To further explore the services provided by the Intensive Outpatient Program or to schedule an intake assessment, please contact the program at 407-264-7673.

Telehealth Services

Central Florida Behavioral Hospital is dedicated to serving the needs of our patients, employees and community partners. While our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) remain open and continue to provide in-person programming, we are excited to announce we are now also offering Telehealth IOP and PHP services.

The Telehealth IOP and PHP Services will expand access to high-quality, evidence-based treatment programs so that patients seeking treatment will have the option to participate remotely or in-person to receive the care they need. Our Telehealth programming is available to existing, former and new patients.

The Central Florida Behavioral Hospital Telehealth IOP and PHP services can include:

  • Participation in comprehensive group therapy
  • Individual and family sessions as needed
  • Psychiatric consultations and ongoing psychopharmacology

To learn more about our Telehealth or in-person IOP and PHP services or to make a referral, please contact our Director of Outpatient Programs at 407-264-7572. You may also call the hospital directly at 407-370-0111.

We’re Always Here to Help

Licensed mental health professionals are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you or your loved one. To schedule a no-cost assessment or for more information, please call 407-370-0111 or send us a message.

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