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Good Heart Recovery Outpatient Rehab

205 West Mission St., Santa Barbara, California, 93101
Good Heart Recovery: Addiction Treatment is an outpatient rehab providing care with a unique perspective towards addiction recovery from the use of drugs and alcohol by supplying clinically appropriate and affordable addiction and mental health treatment services in Santa Barbara, California. Our dual diagnosis outpatient rehab program is fused with the teachings of Eastern philosophy, ancient Native American practices, and spirituality. We utilize our understanding that every individual has a good heart that can be recovered and surfaced as the guiding force to autonomy, a united support system, and essential happiness.

Facility Highlights

  • Daily Individual Mental Health and/or Substance Use Therapy Sessions
  • Medical and Psychiatric Initial and Ongoing Evaluations
  • Weekly Individual Case Management / Life Skill Sessions


  • 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.
  • Holistic Therapy

    Facilities that offer “holistic therapy” see and treat patients in the context of their entire lives and health status. They treat the “whole person,” not just the addiction.

Facility Settings

  • Beach Community

Meet the Staff

  • Dr. Majorie Gies, M.D., Ph.D
    Dr. Majorie Gies, M.D., Ph.DMedical Director
    Graduated Magna Cum Laude in Psychology from Princeton University. She got her MD from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. She completed her residency at UCLA in psychiatry and was the Academic Chief Resident and well as the Chief Resident of the UCLA – NPI Adult Outpatient Eating Disorders Program. Dr. Gies started her Santa Barbara private practice in April of 1993. She got her Ph.D. in psychoanalysis from ICP-LA in 1/99. She was the medical director of Cottage Hospital’s eating disorder program from 1/95 – 1/97. She was the La Ventana’s PHP and IOP medical director 11/13 – 3/17. She is now the medical director for Good Heart Recovery IOP & PHP.
  • Lacee Dilmore, MA, LMFT
    Lacee Dilmore, MA, LMFTClinical Director
    Lacee has been working in the field of addiction for 10 years. Lacee attended California State University, Northridge for both her undergraduate study in psychology and MFT graduate program. She’s has been working as a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern doing direct one-on-one work as a therapist for the last three years. Lacee is passionate about working with clients through a transpersonal lense, using spirituality to explore and understand human conditions that can often contribute to substance abuse issues. It is an intention of Lacee’s to model authenticity for her clients, allowing them to witness the freedom that is available in being comfortable with who you truly are. She feels honored to be a part of Good Heart, a place of healing through the great gift of compassion. Her passion lies in her connections with others in, both in her work and personal life. She is also deeply in love with nature, meditation, her family and friends, and anything that helps others find what makes their heart sing.

Financial Details

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Treatment Center Links

Rehabs 360 Guide


Good Heart Recovery: Addiction Treatment, located in Santa Barbara, Calif., is a facility that specializes in substance abuse issues. One of 562 intensive outpatient facilities in California (39 percent), the center offers its patients substance abuse and mental health therapy, and access to 12-Step treatment.


Good Heart offers various levels of outpatient care including: Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and Outpatient Services in addition to individual, group and couples or family therapy.

Clients participate in group and individual sessions and are encouraged to participate in 12-Step treatment. Good Heart Recovery also has beds on reserve at a local affiliated sober living facility for those requiring more intensive therapy.


The staff at Good Heart is comprised of marriage and family Therapists, associate clinical social workers, medical doctors, and psychiatrists.


Photos of Good Recovery show a residential-looking facility surrounded by greenery. Little else is revealed about the accommodations at the outpatient facility, however.


To date, no alumni have submitted reviews to Rehabs.com.

On Google, 11 reviewers gave Good Heart a perfect five-star rating.[1] Reviewers who commented said that the facility made them feel safe and at peace.

One wrote, "I’m comfortable breaking my anonymity online to share that this is by far the best rehab I have been to."


To date, six staff members have submitted glowing reviews to Rehabs.com. Offering five stars across all metrics, the employees often praised their fellow workers for their tireless effort to save the lives of their patients.

Staffer Trevor wrote, "I have worked in the field of addiction and mental health for over 6 years now and have collaborated with multiple treatment centers. Good Heart is by far the most amazing place I have seen."

Another shared similar sentiments, writing, "Good Heart is a special and intimate place where clients are able to release the emotions that they've been carrying for years and reconnect to themselves, while being empowered to become the person they really want to be."


Good Heart accepts most major forms of insurance, as do 763 other facilities across the state of California.

[1] GoogleReviews

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