Helix Treatment Centers mental health treatment center in san diego california

Residential Trauma-Informed Mental Health Treatment Center for Women


“The staff was so kind and compassionate. I felt safe and supported by the other women in the house.”

– Helix Alumna

The Helix Difference

Helix Treatment Centers is devoted to world-class trauma-informed care for women. We have pioneered a new model of gender-specific mental health treatment with an integrative somatic-based approach in a tranquil home-like environment.

Unique Somatic-Based Approach to Trauma

Our innovative, somatic-based therapeutic programming is designed to address trauma and mood disorders and how they specifically present in women experiencing a variety of issues.

Gender-Specific Program for Women Only

Our program provides women the opportunity to heal in a safe, nurturing place, develop a support system, and address their issues in a gentle, restorative environment.

Integrative Programming for Lasting Change

Our program combines somatic-based therapeutic approaches with healing holistic therapies to address the emotional, physical, social, and spiritual needs of women in a profound way.

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Compassionate Psychiatric Treatment for Women in San Diego, California

Our beautiful, serene healing residence is designed to provide you a comfortable, supportive environment for your care.

Helix Treatment Centers is accredited by The Joint Commission, which sets the standards for quality and safety of patient care.

Questions We Hear From Clients and Families

During residential mental health treatment, women live full-time at our luxury treatment center for the duration of their program. Helix Treatment Centers is a private home located in the beautiful Mt. Helix area of San Diego. Our residential treatment offers a comforting, home-like, and familiar day-to-day experience.

Residential care ensures that you will receive the best mental health treatment and support needed for healing from trauma and other issues. Helix offers both the intensity and duration of care necessary to go beyond immediate stabilization to achieve lasting change.

Many women choose residential care at Helix because they haven’t been able to find relief from their suffering. Our nurturing treatment program and our kind staff support a steady reduction in symptoms and provide tools to achieve sustainable change. Many clients make more progress in a few months at Helix Treatment Centers than in years of outpatient therapy.

We offer specialized care and amenities that create a unique mental health treatment experience for you.

  • Shared or private accommodation options
  • World-class clinical staff
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Somatic therapeutic approach and integrated holistic treatments

Through our years of experience, we have observed and learned what works best for women with a history of trauma, and we designed a treatment model that is immersive, comfortable, and inclusive. The result is a gentle, integrated experience that supports you as you cultivate a new sense of wholeness, stability, and health.

Our clinical team are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of women who suffer from psychiatric disorders and co-occurring issues. We employ a unique and effective combination of somatic-based therapeutic approaches, psychological testing, psychiatry, psychotherapy, and integrative therapies.

We recognize that each woman is unique, with different presenting issues and treatment goals. Your history and our clinical assessment help us to design an individualized treatment program for you combining innovative treatment modalities, group, and holistic therapies.

Our program strives to make your stay at Helix purposeful and life-changing. Your are structured to include the best combination of therapies available to help you recover, and are paced to allow for the intensity of treatment balanced by time for private reflection and restorative relaxation.

At Helix Treatment Centers, we believe that you’re able to do your best therapeutic work when you feel safe, welcome, and at home in your surroundings. Tucked away in the scenic Mt. Helix neighborhood of San Diego, our beautiful residential treatment for women offers a choice of private and semi-private rooms to suit your needs. You can enjoy our comfortable common areas and lovely outdoor spaces that inspire reflection and a sense of well-being.

With a maximum of six clients, you’ll begin your healing process in an intimate environment with personalized care. Enjoy our beautifully landscaped yards and gardens, and savor the gourmet meals prepared by our professional chef.

Use of mobile phones, laptops, and tablets are permitted during designated hours so you have the option of keeping on top of business and personal responsibilities. Private suites are available, and we invite pets to stay with you during treatment (private room required), so you can benefit from the support they provide.

We provide a world-class, innovative treatment experience and individualized program for women. Getting away from the stresses of everyday living can enable you to focus on your mental health treatment.

  • Our luxurious residence in San Diego provides safety, comfort, support,  and a home-like environment
  • We have highly credentialed experts with years of experience treating trauma and a broad spectrum of mental health disorders
  • We collaborate with all your current healthcare providers to make sure we provide the best possible care

Many clients make more progress in a residential mental health treatment stay at Helix than they have in years of outpatient therapy.