Online therapy in Bakersfield

45% of Californians aged 12-17 struggle with mental health issues.

In California, 91% of Charlie Health clients with severe depression saw improvements in their symptoms.

What is IOP?

Intensive outpatient programming (IOP) is a level of behavioral healthcare that is typically more structured and intensive than traditional weekly therapy.

The goal of IOP is to provide individuals with the support and treatment they need to manage their mental health issues and achieve lasting recovery, while still allowing them to maintain their daily routines and responsibilities.

Curated groups

By bringing young people with similar mental health challenges together, we’re able to create group environments where clients can learn how to build connections and foster long-term healing.

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Individual therapy

One-on-one connections are critical to the IOP model, which is why each client’s unique treatment plan includes a primary therapist for weekly individual sessions.

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Family therapy

The #1 predictor of success in IOP is family involvement. Our virtual intensive outpatient program’s family therapy component teaches communication and coping skills to create a more supportive home environment both during and after treatment.

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Who is IOP for?

Young people with ongoing mental health issues or in a mental health crisis:

IOP is designed for individuals who need more treatment andsupport than can be provided through once-weekly therapy, but who do not require the level of care provided through residential or inpatient treatment.

Life-saving mental health treatment when you need it most

Young people in crisis are struggling to find the mental health treatment they need. At Charlie Health, we’re creating serious, effective, and accessible solutions.

Our treatment programs, including our virtual Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), combine personalized care with peer connection to foster long-term healing.

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Immediate Access

Get started with Charlie Health in as little as 24 hours

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Flexible Scheduling

Morning, afternoon, and evening options on Mon-Sat

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Exceptional Outcomes

Measured care to optimize the treatment experience

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In their words

What our clients say

“I can see positive results in my mental health.”

Charlie Heath, although it can be annoying and time consuming, has genuinely helped my mental health, and I can see positive results in my mental health and internal thinking.

—Charlie Health Alum

“I wouldn't have gotten out of that dark place.”

Charlie Health has changed my view on groups and their benefits to the healing/self discovery journey. I feel that I have learned so much from not only sharing my story but listening to others’ and providing feedback that I needed myself. I am leaving Charlie Health thinking and feeling more clear, balanced, and confident than when I came in and I'm so excited to continue down this path. Thank you Charlie Health and all who were a part of my journey. I wouldn't have gotten out of that dark place without you!

—Kiana P

“I now have the skills and coping strategies to continue successfully in my life.”

Charlie Health is by far the best thing that I did for myself. The facilitators are very personable even in a group setting. They truly care about what they do and want to see you succeed. I'm so disappointed to be leaving but I know that I now have the skills and coping strategies to continue successfully in my life.

—Amanda C.

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