Online therapy in Bellingham

1 in 5 Washington adolescents will have a major depressive episode this year.

In Washington, 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

“This experience was definitely life-changing.”

I entered Charlie Health after I was inpatient at a psychiatric hospital for 8 days. I had thoughts of hurting myself and wanting my life to simply end. At first in Charlie Health, I was closed off and didn’t want to be there. Then I started to open up and I was very much satisfied with how kindly I was treated. I felt at home. I started talking a lot more with the people that were in my group and felt instantly connected with everyone. The group facilitators made it very safe and calm and would always help me and everyone else who needed anything. This experience was definitely life-changing. I have learned so much and so many different ways to cope with everything I fight on a daily basis. I am honestly so blessed that I was able to be the client of all of you, thank you so much!

—Charlie Health Alum

“Charlie Health truly saved my life.”

Charlie Health truly saved my life. I have made so much progress these past twelve weeks. I wouldn't have been able to do it without being admitted into this IOP. Thank you everyone.

—Krista H.

“I am happier and healthier.”

Before Charlie Health, I was in a really bad place. I didn't feel like I would ever get better and that I was just a failure. But after learning DBT skills with Charlie Health and communicating with people that were so supportive, it really helped me feel like I can get better and make progress in my life so I am happier and healthier overall.

—Caitie W.

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