ABOUT NORTHSTAR IOP
Located in coastal Pompano Beach, Fla., Northstar is an intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment facility for adults struggling with substance abuse issues. Just north of Fort Lauderdale and just a few miles away from the beach, the facility specializes in holistic treatment offerings, along with programs specifically for families. Detox services are offered on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Northstar IOP offers individualized intensive outpatient treatment that helps clients address the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of addiction. They offer one-on-one therapy sessions that can include cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). They also offer 12-step based group therapy sessions that are built upon participation, and aim to teach effective social skills to assist in sustained recovery and personal growth. Northstar IOP is equipped to treat individuals who with co-occurring mental health issues.
The family therapy program at Northstar IOP offers clients and their loved ones the opportunity to meet with a therapist. The goal is to rebuild relationships by providing the entire family with an understanding of addiction and the recovery process, and to explore underlying issues that might be affecting the relationship.
According to Northstar’s website, the staff-to-client ratio is 1:5. The team is comprised of licensed professionals with extensive experience working in addiction treatment, including therapists, clinicians, and physicians.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Currently, there have been no alumni reviews submitted directly to Rehabs.com; however, the facility’s Facebook page, which Northstar IOP can edit, indicates that many clients are happy with the treatment received. Out of nine reviews, the facility has an average overall rating of 3.7 out of five stars, including six five-star reviews. One alum, Maria, rated the facility extremely high, and felt strongly enough about her experience to write: “They take into consideration the patient as a whole through their sincere patience and concern. You are not just a Patient or a client. You become a valuable human being that is reentering society.”
While there is no information about the pricing of treatment services at this facility, Northstar does accept private insurance and offers financial assistance to clients in need.
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