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Southern Live Oaks Wellness provide outpatient mental health treatment designed to support clients through their recovery journey. Our outpatient mental health facilities in Atlanta, GA provide a flexible and supportive environment where individuals can continue their recovery while maintaining their daily routines. Clients in our outpatient program receive the guidance and skills needed to manage their mental health long-term. We are proud to be one of the most comprehensive outpatient mental health facilities in Atlanta, Georgia.

 What is Outpatient Mental Health Treatment?

Outpatient treatment is a step down from residential care and typically involves less intensive clinical care. This approach allows individuals to receive therapy and support while living at home and continuing with their regular activities. Outpatient treatment usually includes a combination of individual and group therapy sessions, educational workshops, and other therapeutic activities. This setting provides the necessary tools for individuals to cope with their mental health disorders effectively. Outpatient programs offer a safe and supportive environment, enabling clients to focus on their healing while managing their daily responsibilities. With regular support from therapists and healthcare professionals, outpatient treatment can be an effective way to maintain mental health. Additionally, outpatient programs often offer unique activities and opportunities for personal growth.

 Mental Health Disorders We Treat

Anxiety disorders


Bipolar disorder (types 1 and 2)


Schizoaffective disorder



– Personality disorders

– Suicidal thoughts

– Self-harm

– Eating disorders

– Dual diagnosis

 What Are Outpatient Mental Health Facilities in Atlanta, GA Like?

Outpatient mental health facilities in Atlanta, Georgia, provide a practical solution for those dealing with ongoing mental health disorders, such as major depression or bipolar disorder. Outpatient treatment is beneficial for individuals who require structured support but do not need the intensity of residential care. Our outpatient program offers a flexible schedule, allowing clients to attend sessions and receive support while continuing to live at home. This structure empowers individuals to integrate therapeutic practices into their daily lives and fosters independence. All of our outpatient mental health facilities are licensed by the state of Georgia.

 How Long is Outpatient Treatment?

The duration of outpatient treatment varies based on individual needs and progress. Clients may attend sessions multiple times per week initially, with the frequency decreasing as they make progress. The average length of outpatient treatment can range from several weeks to several months. Treatment hours are designed to fit into clients’ schedules, making it possible to balance therapy with work, school, or other responsibilities.

 Therapies We Use During Outpatient Treatment

Mental health treatments in our outpatient program include evidence-based therapies and medications. A mental health professional can prescribe medications to support an individual’s mental health related to their diagnosis. Alternative treatments such as yoga, meditation, and mindfulness may also be helpful for some individuals. Southern Live Oak Wellness offers a wide range of mental health treatment modalities and services.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT): A psychotherapeutic approach that helps individuals identify and modify maladaptive thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.

– Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT): A form of CBT that focuses on emotion regulation, mindfulness, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness.

– Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR): A therapeutic technique that uses bilateral stimulation to help individuals process traumatic memories.

– Brain Mapping: Utilizes a Quantitative Electroencephalogram (QEEG) to provide information on brain-based disorders.

– Medication Stabilization: On-site medication management and education provided by our psychiatrist and registered nurse.

– Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS): A non-invasive technique using magnetic fields to relieve depression symptoms.

– Alpha-Stim Therapy: An electrotherapy tool used to treat pain, anxiety, sleeplessness, and depression without long-term negative effects.

During non-clinical times, clients can engage in various activities such as relaxation in the game room, video games, TV, music studio, or art projects. Additional services include cooking classes, gym access, job skills training, and other therapeutic activities.

 Benefits of Outpatient Mental Health Treatment

Outpatient treatment at Southern Live Oak Wellness connects to our comprehensive mental health programs. This continuity of care helps clients continue their healing journey while rediscovering who they are. Our outpatient program teaches practical skills necessary for managing mental health, providing support and guidance from a compassionate professional team. For individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, our outpatient program offers integrated care to prevent self-medication or relapse. Southern Live Oak Wellness also offers complementary therapies, including:

Nutrition and in-house chef

– Life skills training

Outdoor recreation

– Red light therapy

– Animal-assisted therapy

– Music therapy

– Reiki

 Outpatient Mental Health Treatment in Atlanta, GA

The goal of outpatient mental health treatment is to help individuals manage their mental health issues and develop positive coping strategies and life skills. After completing our outpatient program, clients may step down to less intensive levels of care as needed. This approach ensures continued healing and support in a safe environment. Our comprehensive programs make Southern Live Oak Wellness one of the best outpatient mental health facilities in Atlanta, Georgia. To learn more about us and our approach to mental health treatment, contact our mental health professionals today.


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What Our Clients Say

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    I have so much to say about this wonderful place, but I’m sure my words will never do my experience justice. Southern Live Oak Wellness and it’s people not only helped me find myself again, but they saved my life.

    Alex M.

    Johns Creek, GA
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    Southern Live Oak Wellness saved my life. The therapists genuinely care about the clients and helping them get better. Working on yourself is not easy, but the therapists help guide you and make you be able to work through whatever may be going on.

    Rachel S.

    Lawrenceville, GA
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    I can easily say that Southern Live Oak wellness saved my life. I had hit rock bottom when I first got admitted and they helped me build myself up from nothing. I have learned how to cope with things I never thought I would be able to handle.

    Taylor R.

    Dallas, GA
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      Going to SLOW has impacted my life in ways I never thought possible. I came for help with my mental state and came out with so much more; life skills, medical advice, mental health counseling and addiction treatment. SLOW is a whole life transformation program and I highly recommend it to anyone I know!

      Kaylan F.

      Kennesaw, GA
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      When I was a part of this program, I had the most personal growth I’ve had in my entire life. All of the tech staff were willing to talk to me whenever I felt like I needed someone to talk to and the group sessions gave me multiple perspectives I never would’ve thought of from people in similar situations to me.

      Dylan C.

      Belleville, IL
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      This place has changed my life. For the first time in my life I felt heard and cared about. The clinical staff is amazing. The groups are well structured. You learn a lot of different skills to help you in life this is the best mental health facility to come to.

      Ashley H.

      Brunswick, GA

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