Premier Outpatient Mental Health Care in Scottsdale, Arizona

About Sierra at Scottsdale

Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, provides high-quality mental health and co-occurring substance use treatment for adults age 18 and older.

The professionals at our outpatient center in Scottsdale, AZ, deliver care with the utmost compassion and respect. Our mission is to provide a safe place for emotional, physical and spiritual healing. We are a world-class facility that sets the standard for excellence in treating addictions and other behavioral health disorders.

The highly experienced team at Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care specializes in helping people who are struggling with behavioral health concerns. We strive to provide clinically excellent care that meets the needs of everyone who seeks our services.

To achieve our mission, we employ a multidisciplinary team of professionals dedicated to providing person-centered, evidence-based care. We understand that people may have different concerns and symptoms, and we tailor our interventions accordingly. Our priority is to ensure that those in our care have access to the appropriate treatment.

People who receive treatment at Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care may work with a number of different professionals, including:

  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Licensed professional counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Registered dietitians
  • Physician assistants
  • Registered nurses

These experts at Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care provide focused care and deliver evidence-based, research-backed treatment. They are committed to staying up to date on the latest practices and treatment approaches. We also employ professionals who have certifications in various specialty areas, which allows us to offer those who come to our facility the well-rounded care they deserve.

To ensure that each client at Sierra at Scottsdale has an optimal experience, we offer two outpatient options: a partial hospitalization program (PHP) and an intensive outpatient program (IOP). Depending on their needs and progress, clients may receive care at both levels. At each level of care, our team of experts incorporates various evidence-based modalities.

Sierra at Scottsdale features 4,000 square feet of clinic space, which includes therapy offices and a large group therapy space. We also offer a private communal area where clients can relax and refresh during breaks in treatment sessions. We strive to make our clinic a safe place away from the stress and distractions that often accompany daily life. Sierra at Scottsdale is a highly supportive place that welcomes individuals from all walks of life.

We work diligently to ensure that everyone who comes to us for care is treated with respect. We believe that one of the greatest benefits of receiving treatment at our clinic is the chance to discover the power of community. During treatment sessions, you will have the opportunity to work with professionals who understand the challenges you have been facing. In group therapy, you can share support with others who understand your struggles and also want to improve their well-being.

Disorders We Treat

At Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care, we will custom-build your mental health treatment specifically for you.

If you have a mental health concern, reaching out for professional help can be life-changing. Finding a mental health treatment center that fits your unique needs is crucial to achieving successful outcomes.

We treat adults who have a variety of behavioral health concerns, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Co-occurring eating disorders
  • Co-occurring substance use disorders

Our Partial Hospitalization Program

For those who do not need round-the-clock care.

The partial hospitalization program at Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care provides highly structured, daylong services through which clients can address behavioral health concerns in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Our PHP near Phoenix is available for adults age 18 and older who are suffering from mental health disorders like depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and bipolar disorder. We also offer programming for individuals who may be struggling with co-occurring addiction concerns. The program meets five days a week for five to six hours each day, and lunch is provided. Each client’s length of stay depends on their needs and the progress they make while in treatment. However, most people take part in outpatient treatment for approximately two to three weeks.

Our partial hospitalization program in Scottsdale is run by a number of professionals who are experts in the field of behavioral health. Social workers, counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists provide well-rounded care for clients. Additionally, we have a registered dietitian on staff, as well as team members who are specially trained in trauma-informed yoga and equine therapy. Our medical team includes registered nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who can offer care for health concerns that may affect a person’s participation in treatment. This multidisciplinary team of professionals provides clients with comprehensive care during their time in our PHP.

Our partial hospitalization program near Phoenix includes numerous types of therapies and services. The services you may receive while in our PHP include:

  • Medication management services: These services are available twice a week and consist of meetings with a psychiatrist or a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who will monitor any medications you may be taking.
  • Individual therapy: Sessions occur once a week and offer clients time to meet one-on-one with a licensed clinician.
  • Family therapy: This may be included in a client’s treatment plan if the therapist recommends it or a client specifically requests it. These sessions are led by a licensed clinician and typically occur once a week.
  • Experiential therapies: Clients can participate in trauma-informed yoga and equine therapy on a weekly basis. Qualified professionals lead these therapies.
  • Group therapy: Group sessions are the primary type of treatment used in our partial hospitalization program. In group therapy, clients can engage in guided discussions on distress tolerance skills, emotion regulation, mindfulness, body image, social anxiety, self-esteem and strategies for maintaining recovery.
  • Medical care: These services are available on an as-needed basis. Each client meets with a member of our medical staff within seven days of admission to determine if any physical concerns need to be addressed.

We strive to provide a seamless and straightforward admissions process. We believe that there should be no barriers to receiving treatment, and we pride ourselves on maintaining timely, respectful and transparent communication. When you call our admissions department, you will speak with a coordinator who will conduct a general assessment to determine if our partial hospitalization program will best meet your needs. If you believe that Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care’s partial hospitalization program can help you on your healing journey, we encourage you to contact us today.

Our Intensive Outpatient Program

Serving adults age 18 and older who are struggling with mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder.

Our IOP can also support people who have a mental health concern and a co-occurring addiction. The IOP at Sierra at Scottsdale offers a half day of highly structured behavioral health treatment. Many people step down to our IOP from our partial hospitalization program, while others start their healing journey at the IOP level.

People can expect to participate in the IOP at our outpatient center near Phoenix, Arizona, four days a week for three hours per day for four to six weeks. Therapeutic services are delivered by an expert team that may consist of a psychologist, licensed master’s-level social workers, licensed clinical social workers and registered dietitians. Not everyone responds to therapy the same way, so we ensure that each person follows a treatment plan that we customize to their needs. Before starting treatment, each person undergoes a comprehensive evaluation that informs the care they receive during their time in our IOP at Sierra at Scottsdale.

Group therapy is the primary treatment method in our IOP. In sessions, group leaders guide discussions on topics such as distress tolerance, emotion regulation and healthy body image. We use a variety of evidence-based therapies during group sessions, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), internal family systems (IFS) therapy and motivational interviewing (MI). IOP clients also take part in individual counseling every other week. These sessions typically focus on discharge planning and allow you to work closely with a clinician to determine the next steps after treatment at our Scottsdale, Arizona, outpatient facility.

At Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care, we understand the importance of getting treatment as quickly as possible. To get started, contact us to schedule an initial assessment. During this assessment, one of our admissions coordinators will ask you about your medical history, the symptoms you have been experiencing and what you hope to accomplish by seeking treatment with us. After completing your assessment, the admissions coordinator will forward this information to the professionals at our facility, who will determine whether our intensive outpatient program is the best fit for you. Our goal with our IOP near Phoenix is to help you get the care you deserve with minimal delay.

Therapies We Offer at Sierra at Scottsdale

The mental health treatment we provide at Sierra at Scottsdale includes a variety of evidence-based therapies and services that have proved to promote the very best outcomes.

Everyone who seeks care at our mental health treatment center follows a fully customized treatment plan. We believe that behavioral health treatment should honor each person’s unique background.

Because each person’s healing process is individual, we will recommend which therapies to include in your treatment plan based on your specific needs and goals. Mental health treatment at our outpatient center may consist of:

  • Individual, group and family therapies
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Internal family systems therapy
  • Motivational interviewing

Mental health treatment in our PHP in Scottsdale, Arizona, may also include experiential therapies such as trauma-informed yoga and equine therapy. Everyone responds to treatment differently, so we will monitor you every step of the way and make any necessary adjustments to ensure that you continue to make progress throughout your time at our mental health treatment center.

Our Admissions Process

Living with a mental health disorder can be challenging. Let the Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care experts help you rediscover how beautiful life can be.

When you are ready to start the healing process, contact us to schedule an initial assessment with one of our admissions coordinators.

You’ll be asked about your medical history, the symptoms you’re experiencing and your goals for treatment. If we determine that our Scottsdale, Arizona, facility is the most appropriate place for you, our admissions coordinator will guide you through the rest of the admissions process, including gathering any necessary paperwork and verifying insurance benefits.

This content was written on behalf of and reviewed by the clinical staff at Sierra at Scottsdale Outpatient Care.

Marks of Quality Care
These accreditations are an official recognition of our dedication to providing treatment that exceeds the standards and best practices of quality care.
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval

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