Private Residential Mental Health Care and Individualized Support in Orange County, California

We work with almost every insurance provider available* so you can focus on your treatment without the burden of financial stress.

*Private Insurance Only

Contact us as soon as possible if you or someone you love needs help.

We’re Committed To Your Long-Term Success

Wondering if in-patient mental health treatment is the right option for you? Give one of our caring professionals a call today to discuss your treatment options!

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Conditions We Treat

At SoCal Empowered™, we offer individualized treatment plans for adults that are custom-designed around each of his/her unique needs. We keep our spaces limited in order to provide each person who comes into our care with a completely tailored healing experience.

Some of the most common conditions we treat include:

Caring, Qualified Experts

When entering into treatment, the level of quality care provided is of the utmost importance. This means having a caring, high-quality team of professionals that can lead by example in facilitating healing. Our expert staff at Socal Empowered are dedicated to caring for our clients’ safety and wellbeing each step of the way.

Socal Location

There isn’t enough to be said about the power of nature and a beautiful, peaceful location for facilitating healing, growth, and lifelong change. Surrounded by the Saddleback Valley mountains and lakes, and just 9 miles from the Pacific Ocean, our serene setting is located in Lake Forest, CA in the center of sunny Orange County, CA.

Luxury & Resident Chef

Our 6-bed facility is small enough to afford our clients with a truly spacious, peaceful home-like setting that provides the right amount of privacy for a truly effective recovery experience. We also provide a resident chef who will meet with each client to identify any dietary restrictions in an effort to meet one’s nutritional needs.

Our Philosophy

No one suffering from a mental health disorder should ever feel alone. If you can make the decision to face your struggles head-on, you deserve our full dedication to your long-term healing.

Our philosophy is one that welcomes all approaches to treatment that have successfully achieved long-lasting recovery.

We believe that when our clients are empowered with the choice of truly individualized treatment options, they emerge as powerful participants in their own customized plans for personal development and growth. We embrace evidence-based practices along with community-based services from an integrative, person-centered lens in which medical and mental health treatment join holistic, spiritual, Eastern and Western philosophies for wellbeing.

Our work and efforts as an inpatient Orange County mental health treatment resource don’t stop once our patients complete their treatment, either. We’re committed to the long-term success of our clients through teaching valuable life skills that empower them to better navigate their physical and emotional lives beyond treatment.

Insurance Providers


For many suffering from a mental health disorder, it can be difficult to admit that there is a problem. For those who have the strength and courage to admit that they need help, there should be no limit to the support that’s available in order to thrive in spite of mental illness. SoCal Empowered is committed to helping those who choose to work with us to receive the best clinical care available. Our facility is designed to make you feel like the appreciated guest that you are once you walk through our doors. In doing so, we work with almost every insurance provider available so you can focus on your treatment without the burden of financial stress. The insurance companies we’ve worked with include:

(We do not take Medi-Cal)

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AmeriHealth
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Golden Rule
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Magellan Health, MHN
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • PreferredOne Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield


When suffering from a mental health disorder, sometimes the most difficult part of the healing process is taking the first step down the journey toward personal growth and change. We want you to know that we’re here for you during this wonderful decision you’re making for yourself or your loved one, and support you in taking this first step toward a brighter future. This process may seem stressful or anxiety-producing, but it’s not. We want you to take a deep breath and relax—we’ve designed this process to be as smooth and peaceful as possible. You’re already likely dealing with enough stress and anxiety in life, and we’re here to help alleviate and manage such symptoms, and not add onto them. If you feel like you’re in need of some true healing and change in your life, we urge you to take the first step and give us a call today.

Give One Of Our Caring Professionals A Call

Our trained professionals are available 24/7 to assist you in each step of the admissions process. We will begin by assigning you an intake specialist who will be available to answer any questions you have in order to give you as comfortable of a transition as possible. Mental illness can affect people from all walks of life, and we strive to provide top-notch treatment in a family-like environment. No matter what your diagnosis or symptoms are, we will work to create treatment solutions that are perfect for you.

Pre-Admissions Intake

Now that you’ve decided to make positive change and growth in your life, your intake specialist work with you. One of our trained staff members will complete a pre-admission evaluation so that we are able to ensure that you arrive with all of the care that you need. We will evaluate your symptoms, any substances being used, and any past or present medical conditions.

Payment Information And Insurance

We want your focus to be on your healing, and not on how you will be able to afford it. This is why we work with most major insurance carriers. Your intake specialist will be in charge of this process for you every step of the way so you can focus on you. Oftentimes, your insurance will cover 100% of your costs, and we also offer scholarships for those in financial need. Once your insurance information or private pay info is completed, we will begin the pre-admissions intake process.

Compassionate & Caring Team of Experts


As a part of our mission for providing quality, client-focused care, our team of professional experts are responsible for ensuring we deliver just that for our clients—making their well-being and safety a paramount each step of the way. We provide board certified psychiatrist and a licensed clinical social worker, masters level case manager and onsite charge nurse for our clients.