Clearview Treatment Programs Debuts Enhanced Evidence-Based Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program

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Clearview’s Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program now includes comprehensive DBT, Motivational Interviewing, CBT, and other evidence-based therapies.

Clearview Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center

Clearview's Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center

For treatment to be effective, it must evolve. As part of our evolution, we’ve incorporated the latest evidence-based treatments to give our clients the skills needed to maintain their sobriety and improve their mental health.

Since its launch in 2000, Clearview Treatment Programs has provided the most current dual diagnosis treatments available to help its clients achieve a lasting recovery. This year, Clearview has enhanced its premier Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program to integrate even more proven evidence-based therapies.

“For treatment to be effective, it must evolve,” said Michael Roy, LCSW, MSW, executive director and founder of Clearview Treatment Programs. “As part of our evolution, we’ve incorporated the latest evidence-based treatments to give our clients the skills needed to maintain their sobriety and improve their mental health issues.”

In addition to the core addiction treatments that have always been fundamental to Clearview’s programming, Clearview’s Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center now includes:

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Seeking Safety for Addiction and Trauma
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

“Our enhanced programming was implemented with the collaboration of leading experts, who helped us create daily programming that will help clients achieve their goals more effectively,” Roy said.

Those experts include Charles Swenson, MD, an internationally noted Dialectical Behavior Therapy trainer who is the DBT consultant for Clearview Treatment Programs.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy at Clearview Treatment Programs

In collaboration with Swenson, Clearview incorporated comprehensive DBT throughout its levels of care, from its dual diagnosis residential treatment program to its outpatient DBT treatment program. Throughout Clearview’s continuum of care, clients can receive individual DBT therapy, DBT skills groups several times per week, and phone coaching as needed.

Clearview's Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center team comprises therapists who are intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy by Behavioral Tech, Marsha Linehan’s DBT training organization and/or other training organizations.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment at Clearview

Clearview Treatment Programs aims to help those struggling with an addiction and psychiatric disorders, including Borderline Personality Disorder, depression, trauma, and eating disorders, get the best results possible during their time in treatment and beyond.

To address their substance abuse issues, clients participate in daily 12-step meetings, as well as a relapse-prevention group and step study group. Alumni of Clearview are encouraged to continue getting support through weekly 12-step meetings.

Clearview maintains a holistic approach to treatment, offering a mind/body wellness group, a music group, yoga therapy, and Somatic Experiencing. Clients participate in daily mindfulness exercises and outings to a gym. Clearview’s private gourmet chef provides nutritious food that can be customized to a client’s specific dietary needs.

About Clearview Treatment Programs

Clearview Treatment Programs in Venice Beach, Calif., is a premier provider of mental health and addiction treatment. Clearview provides highly individualized treatment programs for people with psychiatric disorders, alcohol and drug addictions, and dual diagnosis.

Clearview Treatment Programs, started in 2000, operates multiple treatment centers in the Southern California beach communities and the Los Angeles area. Clearview offers a full continuum of care, including residential treatment, day treatment, outpatient treatment, and transitional living treatment centers in Los Angeles.

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