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APCTC - Van Nuys

APCTC - Van Nuys

  • Van Nuys, CA
  • Outpatient

Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center (APCTC) in Van Nuys, CA, focuses on delivering culturally sensitive mental health services primarily to Asian Pacific communities. Unique in its bilingual staff and community-centric approach, APCTC provides outpatient treatment tailored to meet specific cultural and linguistic needs.

APCTC's mission is to serve the diverse mental health needs of the Asian Pacific community. They strive to integrate culturally appropriate services while promoting collaboration in healing. APCTC is accredited by CARF, reflecting their commitment to high-quality service standards and effective management practices.

  • Specializes in culturally sensitive mental health services for Asian Pacific communities.
  • Offers diverse treatment options, including group therapy, psychotropic medication, and individual psychotherapy.
  • Bilingual staff proficient in languages such as Cambodian, Chinese, Japanese, and more.
  • Achieved CARF accreditation for Outpatient Treatment services and Community Employment Services.

APCTC addresses serious mental illness, trauma, and more, serving adults, seniors, and young adults. Their services benefit those facing cultural and language barriers in mainstream healthcare.

  • 5 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 13 Therapies & Programs
  • Multiple Locations

Conditions and Issues Treated


Addiction is often caused by an underlying issue. Mental illnesses like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder could lie at the root. A dual diagnosis by APCTC - Van Nuys aims to treat the addiction as well as the cause of the addiction. This ensures the patient will not fall back on old ways after treatment is complete.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Outpatient treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in California include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.

APCTC - Van Nuys‘s Therapies & Programs

During individual therapy at APCTC - Van Nuys in Van Nuys, California, the person in recovery meets with a therapist one-on-one to go over the situation and learn from their mistakes. The counselor or therapist will use this time to address causes of an addiction, triggers, any type of mental issue or dual diagnosis, and aftercare plans. They will help fill in any gaps in future plans to give the person the best chances of attaining and maintaining long-term sobriety.

Couples therapy reduces the dysfunctional behavior in a relationship that may cause addiction. It can help one or both members of the couple. It targets addiction and it can make for a healthier relationship.

Patients who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery. Genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes.

Group therapy is a type of counseling at APCTC - Van Nuys in Van Nuys, CA that occurs between a bunch of strangers. The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious.

As a means of managing pain that has plagued them in the past, many individuals turn to drugs and alcohol. Assault, negligence, the loss of a loved one, and other unfortunate events may involve trauma. This treatment, offered and administrated by APCTC - Van Nuys in Van Nuys, CA provides individuals the resources to cope with past traumas healthily.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. This therapy modality strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness. It helps people in California communicate and express their emotions well.

Patient Experience

Experiential Therapy at APCTC - Van Nuys

Experiential therapy involves having patients work through mental issues by engaging in real time activities. It moves away from traditional talk therapy having patients role play or use props to explore their issues and emotions. This treatment process, available at APCTC - Van Nuys, helps people process trauma and emotion in a healthier fashion eliminating the need to turn to drugs and alcohol.

Payment Options

For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Location & Contact

    APCTC - Van Nuys Location and Directions
    15400 Sherman Way
    Van Nuys, CA 91406

    Phone Number
    (818) 267-1100

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    • Gender
      Female, Male
    • Age
      Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Couples, Family, Group, Individuals


    Listed May 18, 2021

    Updated July 2, 2024

    Van Nuys, California Addiction and Treatment

    More than 3 million of California's citizens are addicted to illegal drugs. Almost 800,000 people use hard drugs, almost 5 million use marijuana, and another 2.1 million abuse alcohol every year. Other substance abuse issues such as binge drinking and teen drug use are also common. Many illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and marijuana are smuggled into the state from Mexico.

    Van Nuys boasts a vibrant Japanese Garden with cherry blossoms and waterfalls, perfect for a serene escape. Live music and food trucks keep things lively at the NoHo event. Alarmingly, opioid-related deaths spiked to 1,506 in Los Angeles County in 2019, while 90% of methamphetamine fatalities involved fentanyl.

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