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Just Believe Recovery Center, LLC

1802 NE Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Florida, 34957
Located on the sunny southeastern coast of Florida, Just Believe Recovery is committed to providing each individual with the highest level of residential drug and alcohol addiction treatment. The facility believes that recovery is possible for everyone, and provides its clients with a safe and comfortable atmosphere to build trust, practice healthy coping skills, and create meaningful goals for the future. Love and compassion, as well as direct, respectful, and honest communication form the foundation for all treatment modalities at Just Believe, fostering a secure therapeutic environment for long-lasting sobriety.

Facility Highlights

  • Relapse Prevention
  • Theories of Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Specialization

  • Multi-Therapeutic Approach

    Clients are provided a comprehensive continuum of treatment modalities for a holistic and effective approach to lasting recovery. Services provided include core processing group therapy, experiential art therapy, psycho-educational groups, individual therapy, and more.
  • Family Integrated Approach

    Families are encouraged to assume an active role in loved ones’ recovery processes through Just Believe’s family integrated approach to treatment. Family and friends are offered full support services, including individual, group, and family therapy.

Facility Settings

  • Average Location/Amenities

Meet the Staff

  • Ms. Cynthia Bellino
    Ms. Cynthia BellinoExecutive Director
    Cindy has 20 years of experience in the field of substance abuse. She founded, developed and operated two programs: Serenity House, a women’s halfway house in Jensen Beach, Florida, and the creation of a not-for-profit program, A Pocket Full Of H.O.P.E., Inc. established in 2007 in Pennsylvania that provides housing and support for recovering addicts and their families.
  • Dr. Richard LoSardo, MD
    Dr. Richard LoSardo, MDMedical Director
    Dr. LoSardo attended New York University School of Medicine and after graduation he did a residency in pediatrics at the New York Hospital – Cornell University Medical Center. He initially practiced as a pediatrician in Pennsylvania and achieved Board Certification in pediatrics. He went on to complete a General Psychiatry Residency and a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Brown University Medical Center.

Financial Details

  • Financing Available

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ABOUT JUST BELIEVE RECOVERY CENTER, LLC

Just Believe Recovery Center operates two facilities in Pennsylvania and two in Florida: a detox center in Port St. Lucie and this residential recovery center in nearby Jensen Beach, on Florida's southeastern coast. The facility at the address of this page offers residential treatment and both partial hospitalization programs (PHP) and intensive outpatient (IOP) programs, services which are provided at just 29.2, 24.6, and 43 percent of facilities in Florida, respectively. The center serves both men and women, and can accommodate dually diagnosed individuals.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

The program at Just Believe is a traditional multidisciplinary offering that combines counseling utilizing evidence-based methodologies with off-site 12-step attendance and a variety of holistic therapies. The center also emphasizes its commitment to individualized care.

Just Believe offers therapy in individual, group, and family settings. These sessions aim to uncover and treat any underlying mental health disorders, most often through medication management and behavioral therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

Clinicians also provide eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) to address past traumas, and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), a modality that’s used by only 56.1 percent of facilities in Florida.

In addition to counseling and therapy, clients participate in psychoeducational groups, in which they learn about the nature of addiction and recovery. The center’s holistic offerings include meditation, music and art therapies, chiropractic therapy, and amino acid therapy, a unique method designed to rebalance the body’s chemistry.

The PHP meets for a minimum of six hours a day, five days a week, and uses the same modalities as the residential program. Typically used as a transitional option for those stepping down from residential care, the IOP focuses on helping clients adapt to life after treatment. Participants benefit from career coaching and job skills and practice recognizing triggers and developing coping strategies. Just Believe can also refer IOP clients to nearby sober living facilities.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

Just Believe employs a board-certified psychiatrist and a number of therapists, some of whom with master’s level degrees. According to its website, the facility is also accredited by the Joint Commission, a designation given to just 30.4 percent of all Florida treatment facilities. To date, the 41 individuals polled by Rehabs.com on the matter approved of the aptitude of staff.

Staff Experience and Training: 4.5/5

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

Just Believe can accommodate up to 113 clients, some of them in private bedrooms, in two gender-separate houses. The men’s residence, which overlooks the Indian River and is known as Beach House, has an outdoor pool, a large yard, and a spacious patio with a thatched roof.

The Walton Pool House, the women's property, also offers an outdoor pool and a yard. Recreational and social activities include exercise and massage therapy and 12-step yoga. The 43 individuals polled by Rehabs.com to date appreciated the facility's upkeep and amenities.

Cleanliness: 4.5/5
Exercise and Leisure: 4.4/5

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

Rehabs.com received responses from nearly 60 individuals as of this writing, the vast majority of which were positive. Alumni repeatedly praised the facility’s caring, well-trained staff and their inclusive demeanor. “The Therapist are very well at what they do and being available 24/7,” M.F.D. wrote in a representative review. “All are accepted here, I never fell less then by anyone of the staff the whole time I was here.”

Others were impressed by various specific components of the center’s program, such as its aftercare provisions, group therapy, individualized care, and wide breadth of treatment options. “The staff worked together to put a personal recovery plan together for me that worked with my own individual problems,” Serena, another satisfied alum wrote. The 30 alumni polled on the matter collectively gave high marks for various aspects of programming.

Family Participation: 4.5/5
Holistic Offerings: 4.4/5
Counseling Options: 4.3/5

Aside from these positive testimonies, several alumni complained of a lack of structure. “The amount of weekend activities needs to be increases since the lack of such results in unruly and immature behavior from the patients,” Deacon wrote in review.

Elsewhere, clients noted a lack of food options, and in more serious instances, a handful indicated that the center was more interested in money than in helping people, and isolated alumni cited staff “on a power trip” as well as unsanitary conditions. "The WORST place ever. Dirty, disgusting, LOUD, small smelly," S.E.W. wrote.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

Like alumni, the majority of loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date reported positive treatment experiences. The four polled on the facility’s offerings across a variety of treatment metrics applauded the amount of family participation and holistic offerings.

Holistic Offerings: 5/5
Family Participation: 5/5

While a few reviewers cited poor communication and alleged financial mistreatment of a client who left before completing treatment, satisfied loved ones consistently described successful stories, some noting treatment that saved their family member’s life:

“Your program saved my son’s life! He had been to another facility twice before that, but your program gave him the personal counseling and the nurturing he needed to get back on his feet,” A.S.B. wrote in one such review. Some commended the staff for maintaining close contact with them throughout their loved one’s treatment.

WHAT STAFF SAY

Staff members also had positive experiences to share with Rehabs.com, some of whom emphasized how much the team cared about the client. “With all of heart we care.... and we believe recovery is possible for everyone,” J.B.M. wrote in one such instance. Isolated comments also praised the counseling and individualized treatment methods. The nine individuals polled on the matters also praised various aspects of programming.

Family Participation: 4.3/5
Counseling Options: 4.3/5
Holistic Offerings: 4.2/5

In the only notes of mild criticism, one staff member noted a lack of specific treatment for behavioral problems, and another felt that more holistic practices such as yoga would be desirable.

FINANCING

Fees for treatment start at $20,000 per month and $50,000 for a 90-day stay. The facility accepts most major private insurance policies, along with 69.3 percent of facilities in Florida, and is in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield. The 41 individuals polled by Rehabs.com on the matter appreciated the facility's cost.

Affordability: 4.6/5

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