ABOUT PERSONALIZED RECOVERY
Located in Santa Barbara, Calif., Personalized Recovery is one of the 15.1% of facilities in California that provides medically-supervised detox services on an outpatient basis. Unique to the facility, outpatient detoxification may be conducted at the client's home. Alternatively, residential detoxification services are also available. After completion of the detox process, clients may be referred to a treatment program to continue treatment, as needed.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The detox process at Personalized Recovery starts with an individualized treatment plan, using the integrative medicine model, where simple and holistic approaches are utilized. This approach includes a focus on psycho-social and spiritual dimensions that may impact client recovery. The facility combines traditional therapy methods including talk therapies with alternative methods that focus on the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of recovery.
Treatment methods include relapse prevention classes, coping skills workshops, vitamin infused IV therapy, medication management, specialized meal plans, and addiction counseling, both in group and individual settings. Experiential therapies, such as meditation, yoga and exercise, and therapeutic massages, are also offered.
In an effort to improve accountability and to create a recovery community, Personalized Recovery pairs clients with other clients in rehab through a program called "sober companions." The program functions similar to the sponsor system in the 12-Step program, and gives each client an extra source of support.
Clients can choose their treatment approach, whether a 12-step approach or an alternative strategy. This method lets clients choose which option is most appropriate for them with the guidance of qualified staff members.
When clients successfully complete their detoxification program, they have the option to participate in an individualized aftercare program. This program connects clients with resources in the community, as well as ones hosted by the facility, so that they can continue to receive ongoing support.
The staff at Personalized Recovery consists of licensed medical professionals, such as nurses and therapists. The CEO is a licensed addiction treatment specialist with more than 15 years of experience. Alternative therapy instructors have extensive experience working with rehab facilities. There is also a certified alcohol and drug addiction counselor on staff.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Personalized Recovery is located in the mountains of Santa Barbara, Calif. Clients are supervised 24/7 by nursing staff. Transportation services are offered to help clients reach the facility. Alternative therapies are offered outdoors using the natural landscape as a backdrop for activities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, Personalized Recovery received very positive feedback from five alumni, particularly praising its staff, the accommodations, its meals, and the option to undergo detoxification at home. For both alumni that received treatment at their home and those who attended the in-person detox program, alumni were extremely satisfied with the quality of care. "I thought the staff was professional, she saved my life and I highly recommend," E.B. wrote.
On Google, the facility earned five out of five stars from all 11 reviews to date. All alumni specifically praised their interactions with the facility's founder. Alumni seem to appreciate the “private concierge service”, “holistic approach,” and “in home detox."
On Facebook, the facility received 4.9 out of five stars from 16 reviews to date. Alumni also praised the facility's founder. In a representative review, alum Robert wrote: "She can be with difficult feelings and balance it with humor and compassion." Sandra wrote about her “enthusiasm, passion and integrity.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The one review Rehabs.com received from a loved one echoed the positive sentiments of alumni and also gave treatment effectiveness, accommodations and amenities, and meals and nutrition five out of five stars.
The loved one, Bob, also appreciated the staff and wrote: "The staff really provided a personalized detox plan that was so helpful and caring. Her experience shows and is a fantastic cook."
On Yelp, there are 11 five out of five star reviews and a single one out of five star review from a loved one. Loved one V.C. criticized the program after her son was “left ALONE during an NA meeting” while he “was supposed to be under 24 hours care.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
The one staff member polled by Rehabs.com to date also praised the dedication of staff member and the program's holistic approach, lauding the facility for "demonstrated to them that a clean life was beautiful, attainable, and fun."
At the time of this writing, the facility's website does not indicate its costs or payment options.
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