Residential Mental Health Treatment Centers

AMFM is an integrative residential mental health treatment provider specializing in primary mental healthcare for adults in California, Virginia, and Washington state. We firmly believe in the importance of clinical excellence as the foundation for effective mental healthcare. Our supportive and warm home environment with personalized, 24/7 care, is overseen by our experienced team and licensed clinicians, ensuring a highly individualized treatment experience that effectively addresses a diverse range of clinical concerns.

Our programs change lives through evidence-based clinical care.

Why Choose AMFM?

Our Philosophy

At AMFM, we embrace a comprehensive approach to wellness, recognizing that recovery extends beyond conventional therapy and medication. Our philosophy is rooted in the belief that every aspect of our care from our evidence-based treatments to the nurturing of positive relationships and the healthy meals prepared by our chefs, “food is medicine” philosophy is crafted with warmth, strategy, and meticulous attention to detail.

From the moment clients step into our residential facilities, they are welcomed into a home-like environment, crafted not only by our skilled clinicians and therapists, but by every member of our team. Each member of our team is trained to provide understanding and compassion, ensuring that our clients feel supported throughout their wellness journey. Our treatments are meticulously planned yet remain flexible, tailored to meet the unique needs and personal preferences of our clients. This personalized approach ensures that the path to well-being is not only effective but feels right for our clients, every step of the way.

Insurance We Accept

Insurance We Accept

We understand that managing the financing and cost for adult therapy can significantly influence access to treatment. AMFM collaborates with leading health insurance plans to support our clients and their families in accessing the most effective and compassionate mental healthcare. Below are just a few of the insurance providers we partner with to ensure our clients receive the highest quality care possible.

This is not an exhaustive list. We also accept many more insurance providers not listed. Our dedicated team can quickly verify if an insurance policy is able to be utilized for care with AMFM.

What We Treat

At AMFM, we specialize and treat a variety of mood and thought disorders, including the following:

Our Facilities

Our facilities are an integral part of the treatment process at A Mission for Michael. AMFM’s homes offer a calming environment for our clients making a difficult transition.

It’s critical for our clients to have a safe and structured environment to build the tools they need to help them heal. Our facilities are a stable environment for individuals who need a good place to develop tools and coping strategies to help maintain lasting healing.

Currently, AMFM has facilities located in Southern California, Washington, and Virginia.




Our Approach

Personalized Care

Understanding our clients’ backgrounds is crucial for developing an effective treatment plan. Each healing journey begins with understanding our client’s personal background, and our approach starts by attentively listening to these experiences. Through comprehensive assessments, we strive to learn more about our client’s symptoms, history, challenges, and strengths. We explore clinically proven methods and approaches that align with their values. With this thorough understanding, we craft a treatment plan that precisely matches their strengths and challenges. Our treatment plans are living documents, evolving as our clients progress, ensuring that their care remains as dynamic and unique as they are.

Beyond the Medical Model

We understand that while medication can be an essential component of recovery, it should not be the sole focus. Our emphasis is on evidence-based, compassionate approaches that delve into and address the root causes of distress, complemented by medication when necessary. Our comprehensive care tackles both the symptoms and the underlying issues, fostering a more sustainable path to wellness. This holistic strategy ensures that each client receives not only immediate relief but also long-term healing.

Individualized Treatment

  • 60 hours of weekly clinical programming
  • Weekend family programming
  • Medication management
  • Health assessments
  • Treatment planning
  • Team approach to diagnostic confirmation
  • Non-routine psychiatric testing
  • Comprehensive assessment
  • Weekly individual session with a psych provider
  • Twice weekly individual therapy sessions
  • Weekly case management
  • Weekly family therapy (if clinically indicated)

of clients answered "Yes" when asked if they had seen an improvement in mood and outlook on life
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reported they gained valuable skills for navigating challenges while in care at AMFM
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"this experience saved my life"

"I am sincerely grateful to all of those at AMFM who have helped me change my life. I am not exaggerating when I say that I firmly believe that this experience has saved my life."

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Community and Experiential Learning

We believe in the transformative power of community and experiential learning as integral components of the healing process. Our program fosters a sense of belonging and connection among clients, facilitating shared experiences that promote emotional and psychological growth. We incorporate a variety of experiential learning activities that allow clients to apply therapeutic concepts in real-world settings, enhancing their recovery and resilience.  Through activities such as group therapy and community outings our clients not only learn from their own experiences but also gain insights from the journeys of others. This collective learning environment supports the development of critical life skills, such as communication, problem-solving, and emotional regulation, which are essential for long-term wellness.

An Array of Treatment Options

We recognize that even the most effective treatments are not one-size-fits-all, underscoring our commitment to providing a diverse array of treatment options. Our offerings range from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and more, reflecting the varied needs of the individuals we serve. We are dedicated to having effective and helpful treatments readily available for our clients, ensuring that each person receives the care best suited to their unique circumstances.


Our Family Of Programs

Adult Residential

Adolescent Residential

PHP & Intensive Outpatient

Locations & Services


A Mission For Michael: Residential

Mission Prep: Residential

Mission Connection: PHP/In-Person & Virtual Intensive Outpatient


A Mission For Michael: Residential

Mission Prep: Residential

Mission Connection: PHP/In-Person & Virtual Intensive Outpatient


Mission Connection: PHP/In-Person & Virtual Intensive Outpatient

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