Gunderson Residence

Helping women with personality disorders build rewarding lives


Admission & Cost


The Gunderson Residence is suitable for women ages 21 and over who have BPD and other complex personality disorders, with or without co-occurring mental health conditions such as addiction, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. Our program integrates evidence-based treatments in an intensive setting that is conducive to helping residents focus on their interpersonal skills and relationships as well as refrain from self-destructive behaviors. Women come to the Gunderson Residence from across the United States and the world. We can help arrange admission from most domestic or international locations.

We look forward to speaking with you about the treatment opportunities at the Gunderson Residence. For more information or to make a referral, please contact our admissions coordinator:

Phone: 888.657.5699

We hope to answer your call directly or will return your call or email within one business day.

Prospective residents are interviewed and evaluated prior to admission to ensure the best chance of success. Independent motivation to change is an essential requirement and while family members or clinicians may see the Gunderson Residence as a good fit, the individual must be ready to actively participate in her recovery—regardless of outside factors such as pending legal charges. In addition, adequate levels of physical health and sobriety are reviewed to determine whether this level of care is appropriate for the individual.


The fee for the Gunderson Residence is $1,350 per day with a minimum stay of 60 days. Residents stay with us an average of four months. We are a self-pay program and do not accept insurance or any third party reimbursement.

If you seek to use insurance for residential treatment, please consider the Hill Center for Women.

Included in Day Rate

Clinical Services

  • Twice weekly psychotherapy (appointments are a privilege and can be lost if resident cannot meet expectations of the program)
  • Medication management
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Family psychoeducational online webinar led by Lois Choi-Kain, MD, offered 2-4 times monthly
  • NEA-BPD monthly workshops
  • Nursing care and coordination
  • Clinical residential counselors skills coaching
  • As needed treatment review
  • As needed case management

Non-Clinical Services

  • Private room
  • Meals and beverages
  • Linens and laundry detergent
  • Membership to gym
  • Weekly Sunday outings to nearby museums, movie theaters, outdoor activities, etc.
  • Holiday activities

Not Included in Day Rate

Clinical Services

  • Medications: prescribed and over-the-counter
  • Internal medicine, medical, or neurological consultations
  • Neuropsychological and psychological testing
  • Sleep study
  • Physical therapy
  • Pain management
  • Medical, gynecology, and dental care

Non-Clinical Service

  • Toiletries
  • Supplemental snacks
  • Transportation outside program outings
  • Spa services (hair, nails, etc.)