Atlanta Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

At Valor Behavioral Health, our Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) in Atlanta, Georgia offers a comprehensive approach to mental health and dual diagnosis treatment. By providing a vital bridge between inpatient care and outpatient services, our PHP Program is designed for individuals who require intensive support but do not need round-the-clock hospitalization.

How Does Our Partial Hospitalization Program in Atlanta Work?

At Valor Behavioral Health, our Partial Hospitalization Program is structured to provide a high level of care while allowing patients to live at home. The program typically involves attending therapy and treatment sessions for for a minimum of six hours per day, five days days per week. This schedule offers the intensity of inpatient care without the overnight stay, allowing patients to maintain family and work responsibilities and has been proven to provide lasting outcomes.

What Does Our PHP in Atlanta Treat?

Our PHP is equipped to address a wide range of mental health issues, including:

  • Depression: Offering targeted therapies to manage symptoms and improve mood.
  • Anxiety: Implementing strategies to reduce anxiety levels and cope with triggers.
  • Bipolar Disorder: Providing balanced treatment approaches to manage mood swings.
  • PTSD: Specialized therapies to address trauma and its aftermath.
  • Dual Diagnosis: Integrated treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Borderline Personality Disorder: Tailored therapies to improve emotional regulation and interpersonal relationships.
  • Other Mental Health Issues: A comprehensive approach to various mental health challenges.
1190 W Druid Hills Dr NE #150, Atlanta, GA 30329

How Do I Know I’m A Good Fit for a Partial Hospitalization Program?

You may be a good fit for our PHP if you:

  • Have transitioned from an inpatient program but still require structured support.
  • Need more intensive care than typical outpatient therapy.
  • Are able to participate in a structured, therapeutic environment while living at home.
  • Are motivated to work towards mental health improvement in a group setting.

How We Treat Mental Health in our PHP Program

Our PHP employs a range of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Holistic Therapy: Addressing overall wellness and health in a mind-body-spirit approach.
  • Somatic Therapy: Focusing on the connection between mind and body, using EMDR and other types of modalities.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Altering negative thought patterns to improve behavior and mood.
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT): Enhancing emotional regulation and interpersonal skills.
  • Biofeedback: Using technology to improve control over body processes.
  • Family Therapy: Involving family members in the mental health treatment process.
  • Trauma Therapy: Specialized approaches to address traumatic experiences.
1190 W Druid Hills Dr NE #150, Atlanta, GA 30329

What Does a Typical Day Look Like in Our Partial Hospitalization Program?

Morning Arrival

  • Check-In and Morning Meeting: Clients arrive at the facility and often start with a check-in process. This might include a brief meeting or gathering where the plan for the day is discussed, and any pressing issues or feelings are shared.

Morning Sessions

  • Group Therapy: A key component of PHPs, group therapy sessions typically occur in the morning. These sessions focus on various topics such as coping skills, stress management, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Educational Workshops: Clients may participate in educational sessions about mental health, medication management, and strategies for dealing with specific disorders.


  • Lunch and Break: There’s usually a break for lunch, providing an opportunity for social interaction and relaxation.
  • Physical Activity: Some programs include a period of physical exercise or movement, such as yoga, walking, or another form of gentle physical activity.

Afternoon Sessions

  • Individual Therapy: Clients may have scheduled one-on-one sessions with their therapist to delve deeper into personal issues, progress, and treatment plans.
  • Specialized Therapy Sessions: Depending on the patient’s needs, specialized sessions like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), trauma therapy, or somatic therapy may take place.
  • Skill-Building Activities: Activities focused on building specific skills, such as emotional regulation, communication skills, or relapse prevention techniques.


  • Return Home: Patients return to their home environment where they can apply the skills learned during the day. This also allows them to maintain family and other personal relationships.

Support and Homework

  • Assigned Homework or Reflection: Often, therapists assign tasks or reflective exercises to be completed at home, reinforcing the day’s therapy.
1190 W Druid Hills Dr NE #150, Atlanta, GA 30329

How Long Does a Partial Hospitalization Program in Atlanta Last?

The duration of our PHP in Atlanta varies based on individual needs. Typically, our programs can range from a few weeks to several months. The length of stay is determined through ongoing assessments and tailored to each patient’s progress and specific requirements.

Begin Our Partial Hospitalization Program in Atlanta Today!

If you or a loved one is struggling with mental health issues or dual diagnosis disorders and seeking a balanced approach to recovery, our Partial Hospitalization Program in Atlanta may be the right choice. Contact us today to learn more about our program or verify your insurance now and our dedicated admissions representatives can help you. Take the first step towards a healthier, more balanced life.