Women's Outpatient Mental Health in San Diego

Outpatient Mental Health Program in San Diego

Monima Wellness Center is a sanctuary for outpatient mental health and trauma treatment in San Diego, specifically designed for adult women seeking a compassionate, understanding, and holistic approach to recovery. Our outpatient programs offer the perfect blend of professional therapy and personal freedom, ensuring that each woman’s journey to wellness is respected and supported.

What is Outpatient Treatment?

Outpatient treatment programs treat mental health care without being admitted to a hospital or residential facility. It involves specialized treatment where individuals receive assessment, diagnosis, counseling, therapy, medication management, and other necessary interventions while still residing in their own homes or transitional housing.

Holistic Outpatient Mental Health in San Diego

Monima Wellness Center provides a comprehensive range of outpatient mental health services in San Diego, offering flexible and evidence-based care through our intensive outpatient program (IOP) and partial hospitalization program (PHP). We have meticulously tailored each of our programs to meet individual needs, ensuring a personal approach to recovery.

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Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Monima’s partial hospitalization program (PHP) provides a robust, full-time mental health treatment experience for women seeking a comprehensive approach to wellness. This program invites clients to immerse themselves fully in their healing journey, often pausing work, school, or daily activities to focus on their mental, physical, and spiritual health. PHP also serves as an ideal step up from inpatient treatment, offering an exhaustive path to wellness while allowing clients to engage in their recovery without complete hospitalization.

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Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Monima tailors its intensive outpatient program (IOP) to provide women with a part-time yet thorough treatment option for mental health and trauma recovery. This program serves as an ideal step up for those who require more support than what traditional weekly therapy sessions offer or as a transitional phase for women shifting from intensive recovery programs like PHP to their regular daily schedules.

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Outpatient Program

Monima Wellness offers an outpatient program (OP) to provide continued mental health support while integrating into their daily lives. This program is ideal for those transitioning from more intensive levels of care, such as PHP or intensive outpatient treatment. Sometimes referred to as aftercare, the OP emphasizes maintaining and building upon the progress achieved in previous phases, allowing clients to begin balancing their recovery with work, education, or family responsibilities. 

What Are the Benefits of Outpatient Mental Health Programs?

Outpatient mental health programs like those offered at Monima Wellness provide crucial benefits that accommodate the complexities of everyday life while facilitating recovery:

Sessions can be arranged to fit around personal and work commitments, allowing individuals to receive care without disrupting their daily routines.

Clients can apply new coping strategies in real-world contexts immediately, reinforcing their learning and aiding long-term wellness.

Continuing to live at home keeps clients connected to their personal support networks of family and friends, which can be vital for recovery.

Outpatient care is generally more affordable than inpatient options, increasing access to necessary treatment.

Clients can benefit from ongoing relationships with the same therapists and the privacy of not requiring an explanation for an absence that comes with inpatient stays.

These programs are tailored to provide the right balance of professional care, personal freedom, and practical support, crucial for managing mental health effectively.

Our Approach to Outpatient Mental Health San Diego

Monima Wellness offers a harmonious balance of professional support and personal autonomy, creating an optimal environment for healing and growth. Our individualized approach starts with an in-depth neuropsychological assessment to understand the complexities of your condition. This initial step is vital as it informs the tailored treatment plans that address specific mental health and substance use challenges, ensuring that your care is as unique as your story. 

Outpatient Mental Health Modalities

Holistic and Experiential Therapies

Embrace wellness in all forms with our holistic treatments. These therapies are integrated with traditional treatment plans to promote healing on every level, addressing the connection between mental, physical, and emotional health. 

Some of the non-traditional treatment modalities we offer include: 

  • Dance therapy 
  • Coping skills therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Conscious recovery 
  • Restorative justice practices 
  • Trauma-informed yoga 
  • Sound healing 
  • Breath-work, acupuncture, & reiki
  • Transcendental meditation
  • Traditional Chinese medicine
  • And more.

Transitional Housing & Community

In partnership with Ohana Recovery Residencies, we also provide optional transitional housing to complement our outpatient programs, allowing for a seamless and supportive treatment experience. Whether you’re stepping into therapy for the first time or continuing your journey to mental health, Monima Wellness Center is here to support and guide you every step of the way. 

Family Program & Engagement

Understanding that mental health and trauma therapy often involves the woman’s support system, Monima Wellness Center offers a family program. This allows family members to engage in the healing process, fostering understanding and improving communication. Family sessions can provide everyone with strategies to support one another, strengthening the network of care around you.

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Individual Therapy Sessions

Dive deep into personal growth with one-on-one sessions or find strength in shared experiences through group therapy. Our sessions are designed to provide the insights and tools you need to thrive, ensuring that your circumstances, background, and age are considered. In our welcoming environment, you can confidently explore your inner world and develop the strength to overcome mental health challenges.

Group Therapy

Group therapy at Monima Wellness Center provides a platform for connection and shared healing. Within a structured and supportive group setting, you’ll discover the power of shared experiences and collective wisdom. Our group sessions are guided by skilled therapists who facilitate engaging discussions, foster a sense of community, and promote mutual support among peers, all essential components of successful recovery.


Medication Management

For those who may benefit from pharmacotherapy, our medication management services ensure that you receive the optimal therapeutic benefits while minimizing potential side effects. Our experienced providers will work with you to monitor and adjust medications as needed, ensuring they are effectively supporting your treatment goals.

Ready to Start Your Journey?

Contact us today at 858-500-1542 to begin crafting your path to recovery.

Conditions We Treat

We treat women who are seeking help that is a step above basic therapy or psychiatric care. Our programs address a range of diagnoses and concerns, and our team of expert clinicians recognize each patient is at a different phase of their recovery journey, have different goals, and face unique challenges. Each patient works with our team to craft personalized treatment plans based on the modalities and care that are best suited to treat their needs.

Conditions we treat include, but are not limited to:

Begin Today with Outpatient Mental Health Treatment in San Diego

Take the first step towards a brighter future. Contact Monima Wellness Center today at 858-500-1542 to learn more about our outpatient mental health services and how we can tailor them to your journey of healing and self-discovery.


Anyone looking to balance their recovery with daily life can benefit from Monima Wellness’s outpatient services. Ideal candidates are those who need structured support for mental health and substance use disorders but also want to maintain their work, family life, or education.

Starting treatment with us is simple. Just contact Monima Wellness through our website or by phone to schedule an initial consultation. Our team will guide you through a seamless intake process, including a neuropsychological assessment to tailor your treatment plan.

Outpatient programs at Monima Wellness offer the flexibility to receive comprehensive care while living at home. Benefits include personalized treatment schedules, the ability to apply coping strategies in real-world settings, and continuous support from our dedicated professionals for those managing substance use disorder (SUD) and dual diagnosis.

Monima Wellness offers a wide range of therapies, including, but not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), as well as holistic approaches like mindfulness and yoga for a well-rounded outpatient treatment experience.

Monima Wellness Center extends comprehensive support beyond program completion, offering access to alumni groups and ongoing therapy sessions. We facilitate smooth transitions into everyday life with structured aftercare planning, which includes options for transitional living arrangements.

Monima Wellness stands out in San Diego for its gender-responsive treatment, integrating evidence-based care with holistic and experiential therapies within a supportive, community-focused environment, all while providing flexible scheduling to meet the diverse needs of our clients.

Absolutely. Monima Wellness encourages family involvement through family therapy sessions and educational programs, fostering a network of support that is crucial for lasting recovery.

Yes, Monima Wellness Center is an accredited facility, ensuring that our clients receive mental health care of the highest standard. Our accreditation reflects our commitment to excellence in providing evidence-based, ethical, and professional care to those seeking support for mental health and substance use disorders

If you’re seeking a flexible treatment option that allows you to maintain your daily commitments while addressing mental health or substance use concerns, you may be an ideal candidate for outpatient treatment at Monima Wellness. The best way to determine your fit for our program is to reach out for an initial assessment, where our team can evaluate your specific needs and recommend the appropriate level of care.

Additional Support:
San Diego Access & Crisis Line

While Monima Wellness Center is dedicated to providing comprehensive outpatient treatment, we understand the importance of having support at all times. 

For immediate assistance or resources outside of our operating hours, the San Diego Access and Crisis Line is a valuable resource. 

Available 24/7 at 1-888-724-7240, they offer free, confidential counseling and a wealth of community resources to support your mental health journey. A live chat service also is available Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.