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Institute for Child and Family Health

Institute for Child and Family Health in Miami, FL

The Institute for Child and Family Health in Miami offers a comprehensive range of mental health treatments, including dual diagnosis programs and residential long-term treatment, with a focus on individual, couple, and family therapies tailored to each patient's needs.

About Institute for Child and Family Health

The Institute for Child and Family Health in Miami, FL specializes in dual diagnosis, as well as many mental health issues. The institute is equipped to serve those in need of mental health support with a range of treatments and therapies, including individual therapy, couple therapy, family therapy, group therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy, as well as dual-diagnosis programs and residential long-term treatment. The Institute for Child and Family Health strives to provide those who are experiencing mental health challenges with a comprehensive and supportive environment.

The compassionate team at the Institute for Child and Family Health understand that it takes more than just a few visits to a therapy office – which is why their approach offers a comprehensive range of care. They take the time to ensure that each patient is given the best opportunity to succeed and reach their goals. As such, they create treatment plans focusing on individual, couple, and family therapies combined with experiential and trauma therapies to provide a well-rounded program that is hightly tailored to the individual needs of each patient.

  • 2 Conditions Treated
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 11 Therapies & Programs

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 Institute for Child and Family Health 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 Florida include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.

Institute for Child and Family Health‘s Therapies & Programs

During individual therapy at Institute for Child and Family Health in Miami, Florida, 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 Institute for Child and Family Health in Miami, FL 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 Institute for Child and Family Health in Miami, FL provides individuals the resources to cope with past traumas healthily.

Dialectical behavioral therapy focuses on eliminating negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts. It is useful in the treatment of patients with uncontrollable emotions. The term “dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction.

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 Florida communicate and express their emotions well.

Patient Experience

Experiential Therapy at Institute for Child and Family Health

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 Institute for Child and Family Health, 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
  • Location & Contact

    Institute for Child and Family Health Location and Directions
    9380 SW 72nd St, Ste B120
    Miami, FL 33173

    Phone Number
    +1 305-274-3172

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    Institute for Child and Family Health Location and Directions

    9380 SW 72nd St, Ste B120 Ste B120
    Miami, FL 33173
    +1 305-274-3172


    Age Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Teenagers

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Listed May 18, 2021

    Updated June 24, 2024

    Miami, Florida Addiction and Treatment

    Florida is one of the nation's epicenters for substance abuse and drug-related overdoses. In 2014, around 410,000 Florida residents were addicted to drugs and alcohol. Over the last 10 years, 12% of all deaths in the state were attributed to substance abuse. Treatment admissions for alcohol reached 24,329 patients in 2016, and 2.5% of Florida high school students admitted to using crack cocaine.

    Miami is a sun-kissed coastal paradise, enticing adventure-seekers with glittering beaches and a thriving arts scene. Grim statistics reveal a 25% spike in opioid casualties and a doubling of fentanyl fatalities from 2020 to 2024, underscoring the city's battle against substance abuse.

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