Nightly News   |  August 10, 2013

San Diego mayor completes 2 weeks of rehab

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's aides say he has completed two weeks of sexual harassment therapy at a residential facility and will continue treatment as an out-patient. But the mayor was nowhere to be seen Saturday. NBC's Luke Russert reports.

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>> the seen today. nbc's luke russert reports.

>> reporter: i will be entering a behavior counseling clinic to overgo two weeks of intensive therapy to begin the process of addressing my behavior.

>> reporter: the san diego mayor will continue his treatment for sexual harassment as demands for his resignation intensified. latest from brash boeshgs, bob, you have already hurt so many people. you should step down immediately. allegations first surfaced when his communications director wept public last monchts i was placed in the filner headlock and moved around as a rag doll while he whispered sexual comments in my ear.

>> reporter: over a dozen women have come forward with similar charges, including a retired navy -- he whispered to me, do you have a man in your life?

>> reporter: and the college dean.

>> tells me, holds me too tight. kiss on the cheek , inappropriate. hand on knee that lasted too long.

>> reporter: and last week new victims allege filner sexually harassed them while working with a female veterans group.

>> we trusted him to come into an organization like that that's supposed to be a safe space for us to heal.

>> reporter: every member of the city council , house minority leader nancy pelosi and everyday residents of san diego seem to have had enough.

>> we lost confidence in his leadership completely. this man needs to resign immediately.

>> the fact that someone thinks they can go rehab for would weeks and change such behavior when it's ban consistent spaern pretty ridiculous.

>> reporter: and, kate, filner will not be going to work next week. his staff says he still needs more personal time. it is unclear where he is tonight. they're not disclosing his location. it's also unclear when his next public appearance