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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

To access the services below, call 703-218-8500 to schedule an intake with a mental health counselor.

Full Day Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

The Full Day Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is a short-term (10-14 days), intensive treatment program for male and female adolescents ages 13 and above who are experiencing an acute crisis. The program includes multidisciplinary assessment, treatment, and stabilization with the goals of maintaining safety, crisis management, and symptom relief. PHP is held Monday through Friday for six hours per day. Adolescents attend PHP instead of school as a medical leave of absence. PHP allows the adolescent to remain in his/her home and community while receiving an intensive therapeutic experience primarily through group therapy with peers.

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After School Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)

We offer two Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) – for Mental Health or Substance-Related Disorders. These programs are open to male and female adolescents, ages 13 and above, who are experiencing emotional or behavioral problems that are significantly impacting their ability to be successful in the home, school or community. An adolescent attending an IOP program must be currently attending school and maintaining a level of safety that does not require constant supervision. The components of the programs include weekly multifamily therapy, group therapy, educational programming, and activities. IOP is held four days per week, three hours per day after school hours, with multi-family group one evening per week. The typical length of the program is eight to ten weeks.

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Medication Management

Board-certified psychiatrists provide individuals (children 6-11 years, adolescents 12 and above) with outpatient mental health services after an initial psychiatric evaluation or consultation. They ensure a comprehensive approach to behavioral health by coordinating with the referral sources and/or other treatment providers. Following the initial evaluation, the psychiatrist will discuss treatment options including medication. Other recommendation may include therapy or more intensive services such as Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) or inpatient psychiatric hospitalization depending on the severity of symptoms and safety concerns.

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The Kellar School

The Kellar School is a therapeutic education program serving students grades three through 12 who have been identified as eligible for special education services. The structured, individualized program is designed to meet the needs of students with emotional and/or learning disabilities. These students may also have social, behavioral or health-related issues that significantly interfere with their ability to learn.

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