Outpatient Programs

Outpatient Programs for Adults

EPOCH Young Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Young adulthood is full of significant, exciting, but sometimes overwhelming change and new responsibilities. The EPOCH Young Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is designed for patients 18 to 24 years old who may be struggling with depression, anxiety, mental illness or emotional problems that significantly impact their ability to carry out their daily lives and may be putting themselves or others at risk for harm. The program offers young people opportunities to learn effective ways to manage life changes and set the stage for success in future endeavors. Please call us at 512-324-2039 or contact us online to learn more.

Program Components

  • Help recognize personal strengths and problem areas
  • Develop and/or improve the use of healthy coping skills
  • Identify, challenge, and modify distorted thoughts and beliefs
  • Address transitions in life
  • Improve the ability to problem-solve and cope with emotional crisis
  • Change dysfunctional or destructive behavior patterns
  • Improve communication skills
  • Set immediate and long-term goals
  • Develop an effective aftercare plan

Group Schedule

  • University of Texas Counseling and Mental Health Center: Monday through Thursday 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

For more information please call 512-324-2039.

Adult Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

The Adult Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is designed to help individuals who do not require hospitalization but can benefit from participation in a structured therapeutic environment. This strategy addresses mental and emotional health needs and provides a supportive and caring environment.

The Adult Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program can help patients to:

  • Recognize personal strengths and problem areas
  • Develop and/or improve use of healthy coping skills
  • Identify, challenge, and modify unhealthy thoughts and beliefs
  • Improve their ability to problem solve and cope with emotional crises
  • Change unhealthy behavior patterns
  • Improve communication skills
  • Set immediate and long-term goals

Please call us at 512-324-2039 or contact us online to learn more.

Adult Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is designed to help adults who struggle to regulate their emotional responses and often act impulsively. DBT also assumes that people who suffer intense emotional discomfort frequently engage in self-destructive and avoidance behaviors.

Dialectical behavioral therapy can help patients to:

  • Increase awareness of mood-dependent behaviors
  • Increase awareness of emotional triggers and impulsive behaviors
  • Improve emotion regulation skills
  • Improve interpersonal and communication skills
  • Learn skills for tolerating negative and painful emotions

We are now offering DBT Substance Use Disorder Treatment for the following traits:

  • Pervasive substance use affecting ability to function effectively across time and setting
  • A history of multiple failed chemical dependency treatments
  • Impulsive behavior and acuity patterns interfering with maintaining sobriety

Adult Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Our Adult Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is specifically designed to treat alcohol and chemical dependency based on a 12-step model.

The program can help patients:

  • Reinforce 12-step core principles
  • Learn how to identify and respond to relapse triggers
  • Develop coping skills to improve personal well-being
  • Understand addiction as a chronic disease
  • Maintain monitored abstinence and develop a sober support system

Adult Dual Recovery Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

The Adult Dual Recovery Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is designed to serve the adults who experience psychiatric disorders that co-occur with a substance abuse/chemical dependency problem.

The program can help patients:

  • Reinforce principles of addiction recovery with emphasis on co-occurring psychiatric disorders
  • Understand the role of biological and medical treatments in co-occurring disorders
  • Overcome boundaries and stigma associated with addiction and mental illness
  • Learn effective coping skills for co-occurring disorders
  • Maintain monitored abstinence and develop a sober support system