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Pat Moore Foundation

2568 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, California, 92627
At the Pat Moore Foundation, clients are given the opportunity to build a solid foundation in recovery before moving back into “real life.” The rehab offers gender-specific residential treatment on a unique co-ed campus, as well as a diverse clinical team highly skilled in addiction treatment. The facility knows that no two individuals are the same, which is why both 12-Step and non-traditional recovery methods are supported, and a variety of programs (including 30, 60 and 90-day) are offered.

Facility Highlights

  • Continuum of Care
  • Treatment Services
  • Sober Living


  • Alcohol Detox

    For the alcoholic, alcohol withdrawl creates a sense of anxiousness and uneasiness. As for the psychological aspect of the addiction, even those who consume moderate amounts of alcohol may experience withdrawal. This form of addiction refers to a mental desire for alcohol that would create a sense of well being.
  • Drug Detox

    During drug detox, managing the physical symptoms of withdrawal associated with the discontinuation of drugs is an important aspect of the detox process. While detoxification exclusively is rarely sufficient in terms of assisting the addicts in achieving long-term abstinence, we also recommend treatment of up to 30 days (minimum) in conjunction with detox.

Facility Settings

  • Beach Community

Meet the Staff

  • Cindy Connelly, MFT
    Cindy Connelly, MFTClinical Director
    Cindy Connelly is the Clinical Director with Pat Moore Foundation. Cindy comes to us with over 20 years of personal experience in the recovery field. After many years in management in the insurance field, she went back to school to get her Masters in Psychology at Chapman University while raising her 2 boys as a single mom. She is currently a licensed marriage and family therapist with a successful private practice in Fountain Valley, Ca. Cindy has been the clinical director of both residential and extended care facilities treating co-occurring disorders in the addiction field. Her passion and experience have allowed her to develop and oversee treatment programs that directly address issues of alcohol and drug addiction, trauma, eating disorders, and relationship addiction while also addressing dual diagnoses such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders. Her dedication to working with both the individual and their families allows her to address the overall well-being of each and every client.
  • Jeff Holbrook
    Jeff HolbrookExecutive Director
    Jeff Holbrook is an Executive Director with Pat Moore Foundation. With more than twenty years of working in the field of addictions treatment, including individual and group addictions counseling, and managing and administering several outpatient programs for people with alcohol and other drug dependencies, Jeff also brings to Pat Moore Foundation his depth of knowledge in the field of alcohol and drug intervention. Jeff comes to Pat Moore Foundation with certifications from boards and universities, including: the University at Utah Graduate School of Social Work, where he received an Alcohol/Drug Treatment Certificate; the Idaho Board of Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselors, where he received a certification as an Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor; the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon, where he received a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor II; the Inter-national Reciprocity Consortium, where he received an International Certified Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor; and the International Interventionist Credentialing Board, where he is a Board Registered Interventionist II. Jeff is also a member of The Association of Intervention Specialists.

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Located in Costa Mesa, Calif., Pat Moore Foundation treats adult men and women struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. The facility is one of 736 (51.5 percent) treatment centers in the state where residential programs are gender-specific. Outpatient programming is also available, as well as aftercare services and treatment for those with co-occurring disorders. Additionally, this center is one of 216 (15.1 percent) in the non-hospital facilities in the state to offer medically monitored detox onsite.


Treatment begins with a comprehensive assessment that will be used to develop an individualized treatment plan. The center recommends a 30-day stay at minimum for those in residential treatment.

Detoxification services are offered onsite following a pre-screening evaluation prior to admission. Medication-assisted treatment utilizing Suboxone is offered, as needed, for individuals struggling with opioid addiction.

Treatment combines the 12-Step model with individual and group therapy, family therapy as needed, and optional faith-based services. In addition, clients have access to outdoor spaces and can go on trips to the beach, whale watching excursions, and monthly retreats to the San Bernardino Mountains.

The Pat Moore Foundation also offers sober living for those who have completed treatment, as well as an intensive outpatient program (IOP), which can be utilized as a stand-alone program or a "step-down" form of residential aftercare.


Pat Moore Foundation employs an admissions staff and other licensed and certified professionals. Medical professionals administer medical services. The five Rehabs.com survey respondents to date gave moderate-to-positive ratings, ranging from three to five out of five stars, for staff support and staff level of experience and training.


Located in sunny Orange County, the co-ed campus boasts cozy cottages with shared common areas and a fully-equipped kitchen. Clients can enjoy walking paths, a basketball and tennis court, outdoor picnic tables, and nearby beaches. The campus also provides resources for those with visual and auditory disabilities and is wheelchair-accessible.


The Pat Moore Foundation received mixed reviews from three former clients to date. "I enjoyed it and am still clean," S.W. wrote, providing three-star ratings for counseling options and holistic offerings, and four-star ratings for family participation. Anne also rated the facility highly. “Very cleanly facility and the staff was quite supportive,” she wrote. Alum A.W., contrastingly, felt that treatment was not worth the cost, and gave just one star for holistic offerings.

On secondary sources, feedback was similarly opposing, indicated by the 2.5 out of five-star average rating given by 11 Yelp users to date.[1] Positive comments noted effective treatment and compassionate staff, though negative commentary critiqued the organization of the facility and the center's connectivity policies.“Their whole program is weird and everybody else there agreed. no tv in your room and no ipods aloud. So you pretty much just get to look at the walls and think about how bad you're feeling,” S.C. wrote in a representative review.

Five Google users produced a higher average rating of 3.8 out of five stars, but left no additional commentary.[2] On its Facebook page, which its management may manage, it has average rating of 4.9 out of five stars from 12 users to date.[3] Most of these written comments credit the facility with being life-saving.


Three loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date gave varied responses on treatment. Family member S.C.S. indicated that 30-day treatment was “too short and too expensive” for long-lasting results, while parent S.B. felt Pat Moore “saved my youngest son’s life," and gave four stars for family participation and counseling options.

One loved one gave five-star ratings for all surveyed categories, besides giving just one star for the center's counseling options. Still, when polled on facility strengths, this loved one cited "Counseling and understanding the importance of family participation."

On Yelp, loved ones also gave mixed reviews. One parent, who worked with the facility on two separate occasions, wrote “They make a huge effort to make a difference in the lives they touch, both with the patients and the families.]

Some individuals commented upon bad communication and a lack of organization. "Our frustration was the lack of communication from staff when we called multiple times and even sent text messages to the people who were so responsive getting him there and getting the payment,” wrote one parent. Reviewer T.J. added, “everyone there seems overworked. the place is unclean. case worker never returned phone calls. They lack activities."


As of this writing, current or former staff members have not yet been polled by Rehabs.com. On Indeed, six employees gave the facility an average rating of 4.3 out of five stars.[4] Staff members complimented hands-on training and co-workers. “Pat Moore did an outstanding job of supporting and encouraging their client during and after graduation,” wrote a former intern. A program director added, “The management team made it possible to put client care first.”


Pat Moore Foundation’s website states that it accepts insurance (including Humana, Aetna, Cigna, and more), credit cards, cashier’s check, and cash. Additional charges are assessed for detoxification medications and individual and family therapy.

[1] https://www.yelp.com/biz/a-pat-moore-foundation-costa-mesa
[2] GoogleReviews
[3] https://www.facebook.com/pg/PatMooreFoundation/reviews/?ref=page_internal
[4] https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Pat-Moore-Foundation/reviews

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