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In the wake of all the upsetting daily news,
please remember CHC is here for you and your family.

help@chconline.org or 650.688.3625

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)CHC’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for high school teens (ages 14-18) with moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety and depression who require a higher level of care is now open.

Accepting Referrals Today!

Call 650.688.3625
Email help@chconline.org

CHC’s IOP features:

  • Evidence-based interventions: DBT including mindfulness, coping and problem solving skills training
  • Intimate, small-group setting
  • Longer duration (12 weeks) increases likelihood of desired outcomes
  • Seasoned, licensed clinicians who specialize in working with teens
  • Individual, group and multi-family group therapy
  • Adolescent psychiatry and medication management
  • Executive Functioning coaching
  • Convenient after-school hours
  • Unique focus on transition support between IOP, inpatient and outpatient therapy
  • Coordination with outside mental health providers, school admins and appropriate medical professionals
  • Weekly multi-family skills groups to help foster positive communication and relationships within the family
  • Compassionate and continuous care
  • Affordable and insurance based care
  • Financial assistance available


The group meets 4 days per week: M, T, W, Th from 3:00 pm to 6:15 pm
12-week program
Group 2 Daily Schedule (.pdf)

Who Can Benefit

High school teens (ages 14-18) with:

  • Moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety or depression
  • Self-harming behaviors (i.e., cutting)
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Significant decrease in functioning at school and home

IOP Objectives & Outcomes

  • Reduction of unsafe thoughts and behaviors.
  • Significant reduction in symptoms of anxiety and depression.
  • Improvements across all areas of life: academics, friendships, family dynamics, managing emotions and coping with stress.
  • Help teens realize a life worth living.
“Our goal is to help teens identify the barriers that are preventing them from living fully and with joy, and help them remove those barriers.” – Lynette Hsu, MD, Head of Adolescent Mental Health Services, CHC


Help is here.

Phone: 650.688.3625
Email: help@chconline.org
Download: IOP Brochure (.pdf)
Download: Daily Schedule (.pdf)