Villa Kali Ma Offers a Partial Hospitalization Program for Women Attending The Office

Our partial hospitalization program is structured to address all levels and layers of a woman’s being, including the following:

  • Physical body
  • Mental/cognitive process
  • Emotions
  • Relationships
  • Creativity
  • The impact of traumatization
  • Our place in the community
  • The healing benefits of nature
  • An individual path of connection to spirit

Most of all, our PHP is designed to support the individual you are.

What Is a Partial Hospitalization Program?

What Is a Partial Hospitalization Program?A partial hospitalization program (PHP) is a structured day program that delivers intensive therapy services five days a week, six hours each day.

Partial hospitalization programs are optimal settings to receive help for addiction to alcohol and other substances, including prescription drugs. People with substance use disorders are well-served with partial hospitalization programs because of the highly structured environment and density of supportive services.

Partial hospitalization programs also offer courses of treatment for mental health struggles, such as depression and anxiety. You may also consider receiving help in a PHP if you are facing a “co-occurring disorder”, which means that you struggle with both addiction and mental health imbalances at the same time, which is very common for women.

Partial hospitalization programs are often viewed as the perfect way to transition from an inpatient setting to living independently in the community while still receiving a nourishing and supportive level of services. You may attend a PHP or “day treatment” program after completing an inpatient or residential treatment program.

Because the schedule is more flexible than being in-house full time for a hospital stay, PHPs have advantages for people with responsibilities at home and in the community which they cannot leave fully. So in some cases, people will go to PHP as a starting place when they need intensive care but aren’t able to leave their homes to receive the full support of a course of residential treatment.

What Does Our Partial Hospitalization Program Offer?

By definition, PHPs offer medically-supervised supportive, structured programs packed with therapeutic services that help women move towards their health and recovery goals. These services are attended during the day, at a treatment center or hospital (a little like going to school), while one is living the rest of life in one’s home setting.

PHPs target the areas that are essential to leading a happy, healthy life again after a period of unwellness. PHPs may include the following:

All of the above helps restore physical well-being, loving relationships, and a healthy lifestyle. PHPs may be more traditional, focusing mainly on psychotherapy and clinical work, or may also supplement core treatment objectives with helpful alternative modalities (such as yoga, breathwork, and gardening, for example.)

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Why Should a Woman Consider Our Partial Hospitalization Program?

Our partial hospitalization programs are highly recommended for women because they offer short-term, effective, and very emotionally supportive structures for learning new patterns of living.

Our PHP is offered to women who are attending our programs at The Office. Here at Villa Kali Ma, we will assist you with your mental health and substance use disorder concerns.

When we are trying to change a deep habit in our lives, we often find ourselves unable to do so, that is why help is necessary for so many of us. There is no shame whatsoever in this fact. We are vulnerable social creatures and we almost always need help from other humans to change, even if the change is our responsibility.

It is much, much easier to change, learn new behaviors, and tolerate emotions and discomforts we may face during the change process when surrounded by kind professionals and guided through a structured program. Additionally, the presence of peers, some of whom may become lifelong friends, is a helpful curative component. A lot of pain is eased when we understand just how not alone we are with what has felt like personal problems and struggles.

Being in a partial hospitalization program takes away many burdens, such as needing to decide each day how to approach one’s healing, and having to plan, coordinate and figure out how best to recover. The supportive structure itself is like a sure footpath we can walk, rather than having to bushwhack our way to recovery.

What Can a Woman Expect in Our Partial Hospitalization Program?

PHPs are structured in such a way that each participant is guided through stages of healing, following a course through known phases of recovery from illness back to health. They are designed in such a way that you can trust that, just by showing up each day, you will be given what you need each particular day to make progress and move forward in your healing journey.

You can expect a partial hospitalization program to be a place where you can speak freely about the truth of your experience, without judgment or misunderstanding.

Medical, psychiatric, and mental health professionals in the PHP environment will help you learn to see and understand yourself better, with more compassion and kindness. At the same time, PHP staff will help you get back in the driver’s seat of your own life, by helping you to apply loving self-discipline and self-care.

Through a combination of deeply compassionate understanding of your troubles, with insight, tips, and training in practical tools that represent the best path out of pain, you will be guided to at last change those negative, self-destructive behaviors and habits you thought that you have wanted to stop doing, but didn’t quite know how.

Here at Villa Kali Ma, we offer housing for women attending our outpatient program, The Office, at the PHP level of care.

How Can a Woman Benefit From a Partial Hospitalization Program for Mental Health and Substance Abuse?

Individual sessions with a therapist will be beneficial at Villa Kali MaFor many women, it can be a question of self-love, deserving, and self-esteem, to even remember or feel for the first time that we are worthy of the love and care involved in doing the work to recover one’s life to sanity.

PHPs can be a setting in which we can change, a kind of school where we get a chance to learn, often for the first time, how to love and care for ourselves in ways that sustain lives of happiness, health, and meaning.

For everyone who destructively uses substances, and for everyone who struggles with mental health symptoms, there is always a deeper reason in the body, the mind, and the psyche (emotions and soul), which explains the presence of the negative coping mechanism. The negative problems that show up on the surface of our lives are where we begin, but we must also learn to understand these as signals of deeper, older unrest that is calling out to be healed once and for all.

What Are the Benefits of Our Partial Hospitalization Program?

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PHPs provide many benefits. In our PHP you get access to an array of the most effective and transformationally healing clinical therapies. You will have the chance to work with experienced professionals who can open up new worlds of safety, emotional connection, and self-love for you. You also conduct your healing in an optimal recovery-oriented environment that is specifically created to aid in healing and recovery.

You will also learn how recovery is connected to community, friends, and the ability to have loving relationships with others. Our PHP will set you on the road to recovering your ability to have a positive, mutually-nourishing, and authentic social life, in which you are known and loved for your true essence, who you are in your nature.

The benefits of our PHP program include:

  • Positive impacts on physical health
  • Mental health
  • Social life
  • A return to more positive, life-affirming emotions associated with well-being

Underlying all of these is the key benefit of restoring a woman’s ability to change. Any woman who needs to change will have to find alternative ways to cope so that she has something to take the place of destructive behaviors, thoughts, substances, and ways of relating.

Partial hospitalization programs are settings in which you can learn new tools that effectively manage the uncomfortable states of being that underlie all counterproductive ways of being.

With one’s negative behaviors stopped, one can at last address the underlying needs and long-avoided internal experiences that one hasn’t felt ready to yet face. In the supportive context of a PHP, we can have the delightful discovery of our worth lying unclaimed underneath the painful symptoms and dysfunctional ways of relating.

Both the stopping of negative behaviors and replacement with positive ones and the deeper self-reconnection and self-love process are best undergone with a lot of support from loving, wise humans who can help you find your way.

Who Benefits From Our Partial Hospitalization Program?

Our partial hospitalization programs are designed to help not only people who are struggling with addiction and mental illness personally, but also friends, family, and loved ones who are willing to learn how to live in better, healthier, more humane ways.

Our PHPs are especially advised for women struggling with substance abuse, mental health problems, or both. As the highly structured, supportive environment is ideal for changing any dangerous and serious behaviors that need to be stopped ASAP, as well as providing opportunities for healing what profound crises lie underneath these outer symptoms of deep soul trouble.

What Are Some Therapy Programs Included in Our Partial Hospitalization Program?

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Our partial hospitalization programs provide the following:

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Activities
  • Education

In addition, depending on the program you choose, you may receive additional support through integrative therapeutic modalities such as the following:

  • Expressive arts therapy
  • Massage
  • Yoga
  • Nutrition
  • Somatic-based trauma modalities
Individual Therapy

Individual therapy is typically a combination of goal setting, working to improve negative thoughts and outlook, emotional release, and relationship work (healing from the past), as well as coaching positive effective coping tools that make life easier.

Family Therapy

Family therapy is a critical assist in addressing some of the worst imbalances that arise in families. It targets, in particular, the way that ancient family wounds and dysfunctional ways of relating and avoiding conflicts tend to contribute to the presence of mental illness and addiction rather than supporting health and recovery. Family therapy is an extremely effective modality with long-lasting impacts on all members of the family.

Group Therapy

Group therapy is a setting in which you can learn about who you are as a social person, friend, and member of your community of other recovering women, and is typically very helpful for healing our old wounds and painful ways of relating to peers.

Villa Kali Ma Outpatient Treatment for Women

3790 Via De La Valle # 313
Del Mar, CA 92014

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Call Villa Kali Ma at (760) 350-3131 or contact us to learn about our Intensive Outpatient Program for women.


It was the best 30 days of my life.


Villa Kali Ma provides a holistic, supportive, therapeutic retreat for women to recover from trauma & substance disorders. The intensive and comprehensive approach provides a compassionate path of learning, awareness, and self-love for healing. I am grateful for the sacred space provided for my reflection, my mind-body-spirit work, and my opportunity to connect with other women in this process.


Villa Kali Ma changed my life in every single aspect. Not only did the experience help me get sober and stay sober for over a year now, but I was finally able to work on my past trauma in a safe and stable environment. Not a day goes by that I’m not using a healthy tool they taught me. I am forever grateful to the staff and strong women I spent my time with there. Truly the most profound life changing month of my life.





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Villa Kali Ma is an in-network provider with Anthem BCBS, Multiplan, First Health, Healthnet, and currently accepts most
PPO plans with out-of-network benefits. Call (760) 350-3131 for information on cost and payment options.