Our Programs

Covington Behavioral Health Hospital is a licensed 60-bed center that specializes in treating adult patients who have been experiencing acute changes in their emotional and mental wellbeing. Covington provides psychiatric services and therapeutic interventions that are designed to alleviate distress, provide stability, and improve each patient’s ability to live a productive and satisfying life.

Program Overview

Treatment at Covington Behavioral Health Hospital is provided by multidisciplinary teams of experienced professionals, including psychiatrists, medical psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, counselors, activity therapists, and mental health technicians. The professionals at our center include social workers who are certified in gerontology and physicians who are certified in forensic psychiatry and addictionology. The Covington staff also features a full-time dietician.

The main treatment modalities that are employed at Covington include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), psychoeducation, crisis intervention, creative therapy (including art, crafts, and music), solution focused therapy, and medication management.


Covington Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is not an addiction treatment program. However, we are well aware that individuals who struggle with many of the disorders that we treat at our center may also be abusing or have become dependent upon alcohol or certain other drugs. For this reason, our center provide inpatient detox services so that these individuals can rid their bodies of the substances that they have been abusing prior to entering treatment. Our detoxification services allow individuals to withdraw from alcohol, benzodiazepines, and certain opioid-based medications in a safe environment.

Detox at Covington Behavioral Health Hospital is not a standalone service; it is provided as a service to patients who will transition into our inpatient program for continued treatment for their mental health issue or issues.

Inpatient Treatment

Inpatient treatment services at Covington Behavioral Health Hospital are provided for adult men and women, ages 18 and above, who are acutely in need of psychiatric stabilization but who are medically stable. Disorders treated at Covington include but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective
  • Disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Polysubstance abuse

Patients who complete inpatient treatment at our center will receive comprehensive care according to an individualized plan that identifies and addresses their unique strengths, needs, and treatment goals. Common elements of inpatient treatment at our hospital include medication management, individual therapy, and group therapy (including process groups, psychoeducation groups, activity groups, dietary groups, and morning/evening groups), with family therapy sessions available upon request.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) can be extremely beneficial to individuals who are in need of a step-down level of support following their completion of inpatient treatment. Covington IOP, which is available for adults ages 18 and above who have a primary mental health diagnosis, features three hours of group therapy per day, with patients required to attend a minimum of six hours of treatment each week. IOP care is provided by licensed clinical social workers and licensed counselors.

An individual therapy session and assessment is conducted upon admission to IOP, with additional individual therapy sessions available to be scheduled upon request or as needed. Family therapy sessions may also be scheduled upon request.

For more information about any aspect of treatment at Covington Behavioral Health Hospital, please feel free to contact us at your convenience. We look forward to discussing our center’s program with you and helping you determine which type and level of care is best suited to meeting your needs or the needs of a loved one.

After trying other hospitals, I didn’t think there was hope for treatment. Thanks to Covington, I learned I could still have my life back and all I needed was the right program.

– a former patient
Marks of Quality Care
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Jason Foundation