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Anaheim Lighthouse

1320 West Pearl Street, Anaheim, California, 92801
Anaheim Lighthouse provides comprehensive residential and outpatient addiction treatment services to chemically dependent individuals struggling with drug or alcohol abuse. With an emphasis on clinical trauma care, Anaheim Lighthouse provides experimental trauma treatment designed to assist individuals with a history of abuse, PTSD, and other other forms of emotional trauma. One-on-one counseling, peer support, group therapy, medication assisted residential detoxification, and outpatient services are provided as well.

Facility Highlights

  • LA Fitness Membership
  • Building of Life Skills
  • Art Therapy

Specialization

  • Dual Diagnosis/Co-occurring Disorders Treatment

    These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.
  • Family Program

    Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.

Facility Settings

  • Private/Secluded

Meet the Staff

  • Dr. Preet Joneja
    Dr. Preet JonejaSupervising Clinical Psychologist
    Dr. Preet Joneja is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of experience working with individuals suffering from mental and emotional disorders. Her special interest is in the dual diagnosis treatment of adults, adolescents, and couples with alcohol and drug addiction, depression and anxiety issues. Dr. Joneja is on the faculty of the North Orange County Community College District and serves as a Clinical Supervisor for MFT interns.
  • Tim Salyer, Esq.
    Tim Salyer, Esq.CEO
    Timothy J. Salyer received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Pepperdine University. He practiced law in Orange County for 20 years. In 1999 he co-founded HealthCare Services, Inc., which provides residential addiction rehabilitation for male and female adult clients. Mr. Salyer is a director, President, and CEO of HealthCare Services, Inc. Mr. Salyer is a founder, director, past president and CEO of Windstone Health Services, Inc. a management service organization that manages the delivery of behavioral health services to health plans, medical groups, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and other entities.

Financial Details

  • Up to 60%

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ABOUT ANAHEIM LIGHTHOUSE

Located outside of Los Angeles in Anaheim, Calif., Anaheim Lighthouse provides a full continuum of treatment services for individuals struggling with substance abuse, co-occurring mental health conditions, and trauma. In addition to medication-assisted detoxification, the center offers residential treatment, a partial hospitalization program (PHP), and intensive outpatient program (IOP). It is one of only 15% of facilities in California that includes medical detox. Supportive programming for family members is also available.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Clients who begin their stay with detoxification can expect to receive medically-assisted treatment in a homelike environment with 24-hour monitoring. Once stabilized, clients may move on to the center’s residential program, which according to survey data submitted to Rehabs.com, may last up to 90 days.

Anaheim Lighthouse's programming is informed by 12-step principles and includes individual psychotherapy, group counseling, family therapy, process groups, and educational workshops.

Partial hospitalization, often used as a step-down option to residential care, includes similar treatment modalities but focuses on encouraging self-reliance. Clients enrolled in PHP spend six hours in treatment each day before returning to their homes in evening.

Intensive outpatient treatment is typically the next step leading up to discharge. In this stage, clients are connected to sober support groups, employment opportunities, and other community resources that aid relapse prevention. IOP includes three hours of treatment each day.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

The center’s staff is led by a supervising clinical psychologist. According to the facility’s website, most clinicians are certified counselors or master’s-level therapists. Additionally, many staff members have personal experience with recovery. The 21 individuals polled on the the staff's level of experience and training praised the facility for this aspect of treatment.

Staff Level of Experience and Training: 4.7/5

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

According to the center’s website, the campus-like residential facility is located in a residential area of Anaheim. Clients share bedrooms and have access to a full kitchen, washer and dryer, and patio area. During their stay, clients may utilize a local gym and participate in meditation sessions and yoga classes.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

The 19 alumni who have responded to a Rehabs.com survey were almost unanimous in their praise of the Anaheim Lighthouse, reporting that they would highly recommend the facility and offered high ratings for the cleanliness of the facility and its staff.

Likelihood to Recommend the Facility: 4.7/5
Cleanliness and Upkeep: 4.6/5
Counseling Options: 4.3/5

"This was a life changing experience for me," Dustin wrote. "Everybody at Anaheim Light House really encouraged a better life for me." Alum Chris agreed, adding: "The program is not forced on you. You are able to work at a pace comfortable to you." Alumni also praised the level of family involvement in treatment.

Family Participation: 4.4/5

The few weaknesses that were brought up included a lack of time outdoors and one suggested that the facility could benefit from more organization.

Secondary sources supported these positive opinions. On Google reviews, 17 individuals gave the facility an average rating of 4.7 out of five stars. [1] Many also cited the facility's staff as a strength. "From the support staff, chefs, counselors, drivers, to my therapist i felt a genuine care and concern for all my needs," Meghan, a representative reviewer, wrote.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

Each of the three loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date also noted that they would highly recommend the treatment center to others. Agreeing with alumni opinions, the loved ones also gave high four- and five-star ratings for the facility's level of family participation. “It helped my brother overcome his alcohol addiction and workers were very patient and loving,” an anonymous family member wrote. They all awarded perfect five-star ratings for the staff's level of training and experience.

FINANCING

According to the center’s website, some private insurance plans are accepted. For those who require financial support, private loans are available through a partnership with Prosper Healthcare Lending. The 20 individuals polled on the matter felt the facility was overall affordable.

Affordability: 4.9/5

[1] GoogleReviews

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