Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Los Angeles, CA

As clients advance through our medical detox program, the treatment focus shifts from managing withdrawal symptoms to therapeutic immersion and planning for the next level of care. Clients participate in engaging multimodal group and individual therapy sessions to gain insight and process underlying causes of addiction. Our residential rehab in Los Angeles provides 24-hour support for an average of two to four weeks, depending on the individual’s needs and goals.

We are not a standard, one-size-fits-all program. We strongly believe that long-term recovery is achievable when treatment targets the physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual aspects of healing paired with carefully established aftercare planning. After residential treatment each client is provided with an individualized outpatient step-down treatment plan to ensure long term recovery.

Dual-Diagnosis Treatment at Clear’s Residential Rehab

Addiction is often related to untreated, additional mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, grief, and/or trauma. Individuals struggling with co-occurring disorders often need more intensive treatment due to the complexity and severity of their symptoms. Our holistic approach to treatment addresses co-occurring disorders with substance abuse and/or addiction. We recognize the importance of simultaneously treating all co-occurring disorders along with substance abuse and addiction to achieve long-term success at recovery. The expert clinical staff at Clear Recovery’s residential rehab is skilled at identifying these underlying mental health problems and tailoring each client’s treatment plan accordingly.

Benefits of Residential Rehab in Los Angeles, CA

Clinical Process Groups

Guided by licensed therapists, process group therapy involves a gathering of peers who are all in similar stages of recovery. Depending on the therapist and modality, the format may vary but the subject matter always involves addiction and mental health.

Experiential Therapy Such as Breathwork, Yoga, and Meditation

Experiential therapy is a modality where clients face emotions using different expressive tools to explore past situations and to understand how the past affected their behavior. This form of therapy is often used to treat substance abuse and other physical addictions, as well as depression, anxiety, trauma, and grief that co-occur with addiction. Clear Recovery offers several forms of experiential therapy at our Redondo Beach facility. 

1:1 Therapy

Clients are paired with a therapist who best matches their needs and therapeutic objectives. Weekly individualized therapy provides clients the space to address and process the difficult emotions that early stages of recovery can invoke.

Nursing Support and Supervision

Our nurses attend to each residential rehab client 24/7 and provide medical attention as needed. Our nurses work closely with the doctor to administer prescribed medications and reduce any discomfort associated with the withdrawal process.

Services Provided at Clear’s Residential Rehab

Clear Recovery Center uses a comprehensive approach. Each level of care employs a combination of individual therapy, group therapy, case management, and psychiatry. Some of the evidence-based modalities we offer in Los Angeles, CA include:

Counseling Services 


Clients benefit significantly from a multidisciplinary team approach that includes psychiatry to cater adequately to medication management. The collaborative nature of our team allows our psychiatrists to benefit from the complementary skills of the therapists, case managers, and group facilitators who provide critical observational assessments and insight for each client so they can better formulate more effective treatment planning in regards to prescription medication. We are mindful to not disrupt the progression of ongoing treatment plans and our team will coordinate care with their current prescribing psychiatrist.

Case management and life skills

A dedicated case manager works with clients and meets with them weekly to help them identify and unlearn unhealthy behaviors, develop life, vocational, and coping skills, facilitate communication and education to families and friends, and coordinate care. Family phone calls are conducted to give the client’s families updates on the client’s progress and advise them on how to hold their loved one in early recovery accountable for their actions once they return home. Filing for unemployment, writing letters certifying medical need for a leave of absence and disability, setting up important appointments, referring families to al-anon and/or therapists, coordinating aftercare plans, and maintaining a line of communication with probation officers, lawyers, and/or employers are some adjunct services that Clear case managers provide to all of our residential rehab clients.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavior therapy is a form of psychotherapy that helps patients understand the thoughts and feelings that influence behavior. CBT has been scientifically tested and proven to be an effective treatment modality for many disorders. This modality is focused on the present and is problem-solving-oriented. We utilize CBT to assist our clients in learning applicable skills that they can benefit from for the rest of their lives. These skills include identifying misperceptions and distorted thinking, changing behavioral patterns, and modifying beliefs about themselves, others, and the world.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

DBT is a cognitive-behavioral treatment initially developed to treat chronically suicidal individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and is recognized as the gold standard psychological treatment for this population. In addition, research has shown dialectical behavior therapy to be an effective model for treating a wide range of other disorders such as substance dependence, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and eating disorders. DBT is actively woven into our curriculum to assist all clients in learning distress tolerance for difficult emotions more effectively.

Psychodynamic Therapy

The goals of psychodynamic therapy are to promote self- awareness and to increase insight regarding how past experiences shape current beliefs. Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the unconscious processes as they manifest in the client’s present behaviors. This form of therapy is also known as “insight-oriented” therapy. Psychodynamic therapy is based in a highly developed and multifaceted theory of human development and interaction. The approach for this form of therapy has evolved from psychoanalytical theory and has been applied to a wide range of disorders.

Addiction Services Offered In Los Angeles, CA

12 Step meetings

12 step groups in Los Angeles explore each of the steps outlined in the book Alcoholics Anonymous in depth. In these sessions, clients share how they have applied these principles in their own recovery as a way for others to gain insight into their own experiences, and to build strength and hope for their own recovery. These steps are not only a way to overcome addiction, but also serve as a guide toward a new way of life.

Codependency and how to break the cycle

Codependency is a behavioral condition that affects one’s ability to have healthy, mutually satisfying relationships free of insecurity, low self esteem, and guilt. Our groups provide codependent individuals with a safe space to express their emotions and helping clients identify codependent tendencies, understand the root cause of them, and develop self-compassion in order to break the cycle to heal and transform old patterns. These sessions also help clients develop positive relationships with themselves, family, and friends.

Relapse prevention

Relapse prevention groups help clients develop strategies to better manage high-risk situations that are likely to provoke a relapse. Our clinical staff support clients in anticipating these types of circumstances to minimize the risk of relapse.

Some individuals will have setbacks due to certain situations and circumstances in life, and it is not because of moral weakness, a lack of willpower or an unwillingness to stop, but rather an opportunity to re-evaluate and learn from the setback. Relapse is a common and upsetting part of treatment but it doesn’t mean that the recovery journey is over. Clear Recovery encourages those who relapse to come back in and jumpstart their treatment at our residential rehab in Los Angeles.

Psycho-education on drugs and alcohol 

These groups focus on how drugs and alcohol have ravaged an individual’s mind and body. Substance abuse impacts an individual’s psychological health by exacerbating co-occurring mental health issues as well as causing serious long term physical effects such as liver disease, dementia, heart and central nervous system damage, and hypertension. In better understanding these effects that drugs and alcohol have on their mental and physical health, clients can find the motivation to embark on their recovery journey and make the life changes needed to maintain sobriety.

Amenities Offered at Our Los Angeles Residential Rehab Facility

Our residential rehab facility in the South Bay of Los Angeles, CA is located only minutes from the Pacific Ocean and features beautiful views, spacious gardens, and comfortable accommodations, to make treatment with us as pleasant as possible.

Amenities offered at Clear Residential

  • Private chef who prepares all meals, adhering to individual dietary restrictions
  • Semi-private accommodations
  • Two large backyards that include lounging areas, a vegetable garden, ping pong and other yard games
  • Large television screens in common areas with access to streaming services
  • On-site washer and dryer
  • Gym equipment

Find an Alcohol & Drug Rehab in Los Angeles, CA

We have a long-standing reputation in the Los Angeles recovery community with nearly two decades of experience helping our clients rebuild their lives. Our skilled and passionate clinicians, many of whom are in recovery themselves, are dedicated to providing clients the tools they need to live a life free from addiction.

From detox to residential rehab to day treatment and aftercare, our evidence-based clinical programming is designed to deliver compassionate and individualized treatment to clients and their families. 

Most clients choose to continue their recovery treatment with Clear and seamlessly step down from residential rehab treatment into our outpatient programs, which include PHP, IOP, and OP levels of care. Our clients benefit tremendously by remaining within the therapeutic community and maintaining continuity of care with their clinical team.  

If you are interested in learning more about our residential rehab in Los Angeles or are ready to begin your recovery journey today, give us a call or visit our contact form.

Mental Health & Addiction Treatment in Los Angeles

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If you are interested in learning more, contact our expert clinical team by phone 1-877-799-1985, or by requesting more information on our website. We look forward to helping you develop your plan for recovery today.

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What people are saying.

  • I can’t say enough good things about Clear Recovery Center. The care that I received was exceptional. The staff are very professional and committed to providing outstanding treatment. They go out of their way to cultivate an atmosphere of compassion, awareness, and recovery.

    Ian D.
  • The multi-pronged approach; the counselors, individual therapy, nutrition, sympathetic/empathetic counselors of each group session shifted my brain paths. You are never finished there, even when you “graduate”, they hold alumni group sessions when you feel you need it. I have nothing but gratitude for their program.

    Marci B.
  • Clear Recovery Center is my second family that I never knew I had that supported me and continues to passionately support the sober community. The therapists, counselors and group facilitators have been amazing in helping me have a voice, loving myself again, and seeing the world in a new light. I am eternally grateful.

    Liz R.
  • From the get go, the staff made me feel welcome and were all very friendly. My therapist and case manager were also very helpful and supportive throughout the whole process. I found that the somatic therapy was the most valuable for me, the therapist who ran those groups was great. My biggest takeaway from treatment was to take the time to pause, not be afraid to ask for help, and not worry about things in the moment. If you are looking for meaningful change and being part of a new and supportive community, then Clear Recovery is the right fit.

    Lina A. 19 | Dual-Diagnosis
  • Overall I loved the experience and did not want to leave. The staff was very helpful and motivated me to stay even when I felt like running away. I also built meaningful connections with my therapist and case manager who gave me a lot of useful advice and are still supporting me today. Since leaving, my family and sponsor have noticed a big difference, and I could not recommend a more supportive environment for addiction and mental health treatment, Clear saved my life.

    Emily B. 27 | Detox

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