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Mental Health Treatment Facility in San Luis Obispo

Mental health support and Assistance – Balance Treatment

Conveniently near Route 101, our San Luis Obispo mental health treatment center is embraced by a tranquil environment, surrounded by lush green trees and expansive lawns. This serene setting ensures that patients engage in their treatment programs within an atmosphere of undeniable comfort and tranquility.

Nestled roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, San Luis Obispo boasts a vibrant cultural scene, hosting various events, festivals, and fostering a thriving arts community. Known for its laid-back and friendly atmosphere, the city offers a multitude of activities.

The San Luis Obispo location serves the cities along the Central California Coastline including Pismo Beach, Avila Beach, Edna, Verde, Arroyo Grande, and more. The San Luis Obispo location is roughly 120 miles from Bakersfield and 85 miles to Kettleman City, CA.

Our Clinicians, with Master-Level expertise and experience in LGBTQ+ communities, are excited to welcome you and your family.

Give us a call: (805) 322-4400

Our address: 
1551 Bishop St, A-130
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

YOur Mental Health may suffer for many reasons. Here is where we can help:

  • Anxiety
  • Major depression
  • Struggles with isolation from others
  • Personality disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Psychosis
  • PTSD and trauma
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and learning disorders
  • Gender and sexual identity struggles
  • Dual diagnosis
  • Family and marital dissatisfaction
  • Attachment issues
  • Oppositional and defiant behaviors

Learn more about each symptom or disorder.

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What Makes us Different From Other Mental Health Treatment Facilities

Balance Treatment Center in San Luis Obispo specializes in evidence-based, personalized Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), integrating group therapy as a cornerstone of our approach.

Our licensed therapists and psychologists provide quality mental health care within the supportive group setting. Group therapy encourages shared experiences, fosters empathy, and cultivates a sense of community, enhancing and accelerating the healing process.

We prioritize individual experiences, offering a stress-free environment for managing mental health. Our facility ensures safety, comfort, and personalized treatment plans, fostering a nurturing atmosphere for your journey to well-being.

Hear from our alumnis

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“I made a complete transformation from when I started to completion. My understanding of coping and communication skills enhanced as a result of a knowledgeable, friendly staff and group therapy. With a fresh new perspective, my life has become much more manageable!”


“It has been a great place for our family and our daughter to get the help we needed.  The therapists have been so professional and amazing.  We have all become better at communicating and understanding each other.  Our daughter now has tools to help her with her depression and anxiety.”

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“I feel grateful to have found such a wonderful, caring and knowledgeable treatment center that truly focuses on mental health – without losing sight of that fact that I am a human being and not a diagnosis or problem to be fixed.  At Balance, the environment is an open and safe space to speak truthfully about what brought you here and anything and everything else”


“Balance has helped me find myself again.  I was afraid of everything, and now I feel confident in clearly expressing myself and my needs and have developed skills to succeed in the world.”

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