Petoskey Intensive Outpatient Program
Our morning program includes approximately 9 hours of group programming per week (3 hours a day -- Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings) plus a weekly individual treatment review meeting with the patient's IOP team leader.
Our Program is designed to...
Once weekly, patients meet with their team leader to assess their progress and to help tailor the program to each patient's unique treatment needs. The patient's team leader serves as a link between each patient, the IOP treatment team, and the patient's individual therapist.
The team leader is not a replacement for the patient's individual therapist. Instead, we strongly encourage patients to continue working with their individual therapist while they are in our program. This allows for a smoother transition upon completion of our program. If patients do not have an individual therapist, we will help them find a good match.
Length of Treatment
Patients are required to commit to the program in 6-week cycles. Patients often benefit from participating in multiple
6-week cycles to allow for 1) the solidification of goals,
2) opportunities to practice integrating new skills and insights in a safe environment, and 3) continued support as they integrate their new skills and self-awareness into their daily lives -- outside the context of therapy. The treatment team works with each patient to determine the optimal length of stay. Currently, the average length of stay is 18 to 36 weeks.
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