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Taylor Recovery Addiction Treatment Center

5711 Lavender St, Houston, Texas, 77026
Treating the whole person, including the mind, body, and spirit, provides individuals the best opportunity for healing and successful long-term recovery. We understand that having fun sober not only causes stress to flee, but that it motivates our clients to press forward and experience the joy and excitement of a life lived without the abuse of drugs or alcohol.

Facility Highlights

  • Pet friendly facility
  • Three meals per day prepared by on site chef
  • Gym membership


  • Client & Family Support Groups

    Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.
  • Intensive Outpatient

    Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.

Facility Settings

  • Luxury

Meet the Staff

  • Donald Hauser, MD
    Donald Hauser, MDPsychiatrist
  • Michelle Bienz
    Michelle BienzDoctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Treatment Center Links

Rehabs 360 Guide


Located on the east side of Houston, Tex., just outside of downtown, Taylor Recovery Center is an upscale, pet-friendly sober living community for adults struggling with a history of chemical dependency, as well as co-occurring disorders. Along with supportive housing, the organization offers an intensive outpatient program (IOP), organized outdoor activities, peer support, and other services to promote ongoing recovery for its residents. Within the state, Taylor Recovery Center is among 25.1 percent of all substance abuse treatment facilities that offer non-hospital, residential care and among 53.8 percent with an IOP.


The goal of Taylor Recovery Center is to provide a luxury, supportive living environment with available resources and services to help residents maintain and enjoy their recovery. Those who opt to participate in the IOP may undergo an initial assessment to help clinicians determine individual needs.

The IOP involves nine hours of weekly treatment, which includes group counseling sessions as well as educational classes on coping skills and relapse prevention strategies. Clients also attend weekly individual sessions with a psychiatrist and receive medication management, as needed. For loved ones, the IOP offers weekly multi-family education sessions.

In addition to its IOP, Taylor Recovery Center offers a range of services to support recovery, such as acupuncture. The community holds a 12-step meeting on-site and provides transportation to off-site meetings, organizes on-site yoga and meditation, and plans community outings. Note that clients are subject to random toxicology screenings to ensure the safety of the community. Within the state, Taylor Recovery Center is one of 26 substance abuse treatment facilities that offers acupuncture.


Taylor Recovery Center employs a team of psychiatrists, licensed professional counselors, case managers, an acupuncturist, a yoga instructor, residential managers, and a culinary team. To date, the nine individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com praised the aptitude of staff.

Staff Experience and Training: 4.9/5


Taylor Recovery Center is an expansive, upscale campus with an apartment complex. The recently-remodeled facility spans more than 22,000 square feet and features a dog park, outdoor meditation area with a fireplace, hammocks and seating areas, basketball court, as well as a large community activity room with a flat screen TV, ping pong table, and gaming consoles.

Residents in the sober living community may choose from fully private or semi-private rooms in gender-specific apartments, as well as single-occupancy luxury units. Each well-appointed apartment is fully furnished and features wood floors, granite countertops, tiled kitchens, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable and Wi-Fi.

Residents also receive a gym membership, access to free laundry facilities, three chef-prepared meals daily, weekly housekeeping services, and transportation to recreational outings and recovery-oriented events. To date, the nine individuals polled on the matter by Rehabs.com appreciated the quality of the facilities.

Facility Cleanliness and Upkeep: 4.9/5
Exercise and Leisure Activities: 4.6/5


At the time of this writing, more than a dozen alumni polled by Rehabs.com about Taylor Recovery Center submitted highly favorable feedback. The eight former clients polled by Rehabs.com extensively praised the amount of family participation, holistic offerings, and the facility's counseling options.

Family Participation: 4.9/5
Holistic Offerings: 4.8/5
Counseling Options: 4.8/5

C.S., an alum with a history of unsuccessful tries at recovery, wrote: “It is here that I was able to loosen, and eventually break the chains addiction had bound me with. Taylor Recovery Center is cutting edge and innovative in their approach to recovery.” P.H. wrote: “Best treatment that I have ever received,” while M.S. added, “I didn't know what it would be like to have fun sober and this place taught me that and I owe my life and sobriety to them.”

On secondary sites, Taylor Recovery Center also received overwhelmingly positive coverage to date: 4.6 out of five stars based on 59 reviews on Google; perfect five stars based on five reviews on Yelp; and 4.1 stars based on 25 reviews on Facebook. [1] [2] [3] Reviewers praised the knowledgeable and caring staff and owners, luxury accommodations, and tasty food.

In a representative review, J.S. wrote: “Taylor Recovery is a wonderful place for anyone struggling with addiction. They have an amazing staff that genuinely cares about each and every person who walks through their door. It’s also a great place to live. The apartments are really nice and the food is EXCELLENT!.”


The two loved ones polled by Rehabs.com to date submitted conflicting opinions about the facility. J.S. awarded perfect five stars for the major categories of the survey whereas the other only evaluated treatment effectiveness, giving it a two-star rating. Loved one J.S., who processed an additional set of survey metrics, assigned five stars for counseling options, discharge policies, facility cleanliness and upkeep, family participation, holistic offerings, safety and comfort, staff availability, and staff experience and training.

"This was a life changing experience for my daughter. I appreciate everything the staff has done for our family!" J.S. wrote. In contrast, the other loved one wrote: “Taylor recovery is by far ‘all about the money,’” warned parents about sending their children there, and complained about lack of control and professionalism.


Taylor Recovery Center accepts a range of private insurance plans. Collectively, the individuals polled by Rehabs.com on the matter appreciated the facility's cost.

Affordabiity: 4.7/5

[1] GoogleReviews

[2] https://www.yelp.com/biz/taylor-recovery-center-houston

[3] https://www.facebook.com/pg/TaylorRecoveryCenter/reviews/?ref=page_internal

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