AIGAS Intensive Outpatient Programs: Tailored Mental Health Support for All Ages

Discover specialized Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) at AIGAS, designed to provide comprehensive mental health services for children, teens, young adults, and grown-ups. From our Early Childhood Program for ages 5-10 to targeted Mood & Anxiety Programs, School Refusal Programs, and specialized services for Child OCD & Complex Anxiety, our onsite programs cater to diverse age groups, ensuring personalized care and support for every individual’s unique needs. Explore a path to mental wellness with AIGAS.

After-School Program for Children: Ages 8-13

Program Overview

Welcome to AIGAS’s After-School Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Program, designed for children facing challenges with Mood and Anxiety Disorders. Our unique approach allows children to maintain their regular school routine during the day while benefiting from evening IOP sessions. AIGAS is dedicated to providing evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), to equip children with effective coping skills. In our commitment to individualized care, participants engage in family therapy with one or more family members, fostering symptom management and achieving overall treatment goals.

What to Anticipate

At AIGAS, our diverse team crafts a personalized treatment roadmap for every individual

  • Thorough Mental health evaluation
  • Regular consultations with a dedicated psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner
  • Daily structured group therapy sessions
  • Weekly one-on-one therapy sessions with an assigned individual therapist
  • Family therapy sessions led by a dedicated family therapist
  • Engaging in experiential therapies like recreational therapy, creative expression, and Relaxation therapy
  • Continuous evaluations with adjustments to the treatment plan
  • Resource therapists available for executive functioning and vocational support

A secure online portal for parents to stay connected with their child’s treatment team.

AIGAS’s tailored plans are shaped around individual needs and evolve as treatment progresses. Participants collaborate with therapists specializing in after-school programs. The group therapy setting fosters connections normalizes experiences, and encourages group accountability. This personalized approach aids individuals in advancing toward a meaningful and functional life.

Treatment Options

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT):
    Focusing on identifying and transforming negative thought patterns.
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT):
    Equipping individuals with skills to manage intense emotions and improve relationships.
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT):
    Empowering individuals to embrace challenges while staying true to personal values.
  • Executive Functioning Support:
    Tailored assistance for honing organizational and decision-making skills.
  • Educational Support:
    Ensuring a supportive environment for educational growth and success.
  • Nursing Care:
    Providing essential healthcare support to enhance overall well-being.
  • Mindfulness:
    Cultivating a mindful approach to enhance mental well-being.
  • Art Therapy:
    Tapping into creative expression for emotional healing.
  • Recreation/Yoga/Dance-Movement Therapy:
    Integrating physical activity for holistic well-being.

Fresh Start Outpatient Program

Introducing the FRESH START OUTPATIENT PROGRAM at AIGAS! Our After-School Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Program is designed to support children grappling with Mood & Anxiety Disorders. While continuing their daytime school routine, participants engage in evening IOP sessions where evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), equip them with effective coping skills.

At AIGAS, we believe in individualized care, and that’s why our program includes family therapy. This unique approach involves one or more family members, fostering symptom management and aligning with overall treatment goals. Join us on this fresh start towards well-being and confidence!

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