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San Fernando Valley Counseling Center

San Fernando Valley Counseling Center

Drug Rehab Center in Northridge, California

  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental Health
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

San Fernando Valley Counseling Center is a comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction treatment facility that has been providing evidence-based interventions and therapeutically based services since 1971 with the goal of helping individuals obtain long-term sobriety, as well as hosting family programs to educate them about addiction.

About This California Facility

San Fernando Valley Counseling Center is an Addiction Treatment Facility located in Northridge, California. Founded in 1971, this center has been offering a variety of services to individuals suffering from drug addiction, alcoholism, mental health issues, and substance abuse for over four decades. With a commitment to providing compassionate care and support, the center has established itself as a trusted resource for those seeking help.

When it comes to addiction and substance abuse treatment, San Fernando Valley Counseling Center offers outpatient levels of care. They provide a range of services including individual counseling sessions facilitated by experienced therapists who specialize in addiction and mental health issues. Group therapy options are also available, allowing patients to connect with others on a similar path towards recovery. The center focuses on personalized treatment plans to meet each patient's specific needs, integrating evidence-based methods such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing (MI) to promote lasting recovery.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at San Fernando Valley Counseling Center to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.

    A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.

    Levels of Care Offered at San Fernando Valley Counseling Center

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

    When remaining at their job in Northridge, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing San Fernando Valley Counseling Center‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.

    Therapies & Programs

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at San Fernando Valley Counseling Center in Northridge, California. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

    Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable

    • Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
    • It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
    • It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Northridge, CA and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at San Fernando Valley Counseling Center. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.

    Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve San Fernando Valley Counseling Center managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders. If not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders. CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern. It can be administered as a monotherapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

    Payment Options Accepted

    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
  • Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    San Fernando Valley Counseling Center Location and Directions
    Address Information8350 Reseda Blvd
    Northridge, California 91324 Phone Number(818) 341-1111 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Northridge, California Addiction Information

    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.

    9% of Northridge residents reported using illicit drugs in the past month. Most drug users start using drugs in their teens or early twenties. Prescription drug abuse is also a major issue. More than half of all traffic fatalities in Northridge are due to alcohol abuse. Nearly 25% of drug users are addicted to multiple substances. There are several treatment options available, including inpatient and outpatient programs, 12-step programs, and support groups.

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