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Phaite Behavioral Health Care Services

92 Argonaut, Suite 170 , Aliso Viejo, California, 92656
The Vision of Phoenix Rising is to create a safe environment where each individual may rise from their past to a new and brighter future. Our Mission is to provide the best clinical care rooted in safety, security, attachment, and including current industry standards.

Facility Highlights

  • Ohana Support
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Small Groups


  • Individualized Treatment

    Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.
  • Creative Arts Therapy

    Writing, making art or engaging in theater can be deeply therapeutic for people working to recover from addiction. Many facilities offer one or several forms of creative arts therapy as a way to help patients learn to express their feelings in productive ways.

Facility Settings

  • Beach Community

Meet the Staff

  • Benjamin Kaneaiakala III, CATC IV
    Benjamin Kaneaiakala III, CATC IVOwner & CEO
    Benjamin Kaneaiakala III the CEO of Phoenix Rising has over 26 years recovery and experience working in this industry. He is passionate about helping people and providing them with the tools necessary for recovery.
  • Dr. Alia Kaneaiakala,Psy. D, LMFT
    Dr. Alia Kaneaiakala,Psy. D, LMFTOwner & CCO
    Dr. Alia Kaneaiakala the Chief Clinical Officer of Phoenix Rising is a Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Dr. Kaneaiakala has over 10 years of experience in this industry and enjoys working with all populations. She brings a unique and creative clinical approach to treatment.

Financial Details

  • Up to 100%

Treatment Center Links

Rehabs 360 Guide


Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health Care Services, located in Aliso Viejo, offers intensive outpatient treatment to adults struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. The facility is among the 39.4 percent of facilities in California to offer an IOP. The facility also offers a long-term aftercare program and partners closely with local detoxification and sober living facilities to refer clients as needed.


The treatment program at Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health Care Services centers around the 12-step method, incorporating cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and pseudo attachment therapy. To be admitted, clients can call the facility’s admissions phone number for a free confidential telephone assessment.

In treatment, clients receive comprehensive evaluations and assessments, individual therapy, group therapy, and life skills support. Group therapy meetings focus on 12-step principles and relapse prevention strategies. Phoenix Rising has experience treating clients who are suffering from co-occurring disorders including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and trauma.

Clients of the facility do not receive medication, but referrals to detoxification facilities are available if needed. Phoenix Rising also provides referrals to sober living homes for clients that would like to live in a substance-free environment throughout treatment. The facility also offers long-term aftercare therapy to clients who complete outpatient treatment.


The treatment team at Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health Care Services includes a master’s-level certified addictions treatment counselor, a psychologist/licensed marriage and family therapist, a board-certified bioenergetic health practitioner, a master’s-level clinical psychologist, and a certified addiction treatment counselor. The facility is part of the 13.9 percent of facilities in California accredited by the Joint Commission.


At the time of writing, Rehabs.com has polled six alumni, all of whom offered glowing reviews of the facility. Alumni praised the effectiveness of staff, programming approach, and welcoming environment. "My experience has been nothing short of amazing," alum Aly wrote. Another alum added: "The therapists and counselors were very knowledgeable and forthcoming with information, suggestions, and feedback."

On the facility’s Facebook page, which it may manage, the facility received an overall rating of 4.7 out of five stars based on 16 total reviews.[1] The reviews were overwhelmingly positive, and only one of the 15 reviewers expressed that his experience with the facility had been negative.

Similarly, nine individuals on Google gave the facility an average rating of 4.6 out of five stars.[2] Alum K.C., who gave five stars, referred to Phoenix Rising staff as family. She wrote, “The therapy is phenomenal and the groups are intimate, genuine and helpful. I would recommend Phoenix Rising to anyone who truly wants to get sober and start a wonderful life with amazing people in it.”

J.J., another alum, added: “I was anything but a easy client, I resisted and they pushed back. They challenged me on a daily basis, they saw something in me worth saving, something I had lost a long time ago. They believed in me and loved me when I could not for myself.”


Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health Care Services accepts most private PPO insurance plans, including Anthem Blue Cross, Assurant, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, United, Health net, Humana, and Premera. The facility also offers to connect clients to financing options. Clients are encouraged to contact Phoenix Rising directly for additional information regarding paying for treatment.

[2] GoogleReviews

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