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Present Moments Recovery

Present Moments Recovery is a detox and residential treatment facility located in North County San Diego. The program offers men and women individualized, evidence-based treatment along with a 12-step component and holistic approaches like equine therapy. Present Moments aims to address addiction and co-occurring disorders in a luxury rehabilitation setting. All treatment takes place on-site and includes daily group and individual therapy utilizing CBT treatment methods.

Accommodations and Food

Present Moments’ residence is a modern and comfortable home offering luxury accommodations and spacious living areas. A co-ed environment with a total of six bedrooms, three of the bedrooms serve as living quarters for clients, who sleep two to a room. The other bedrooms are used for meeting spaces, offices and the house manager’s residence. The rest of the two-story facility has an open floor plan with two living rooms, a dining room and open kitchen with stainless steel appliances. There are four bathrooms with showers and separate bathtub. The main living room has a flat screen TV and fireplace along with a large sectional sofa. There is also a backyard with a BBQ where Sunday family days are spent.

All the food is provided by the facility. The clients are offered continental breakfast options daily and make their own lunches. A chef prepares and serves the dinner on a daily basis. The meals are pre-planned by the treatment team and always feature healthy, fresh, local fare.

Treatment and Staff

If an incoming client needs to go through a detox process, he or she spends five to seven days in a separate room being monitored 24 hours a day. After they complete detox, they move into a shared bedroom and begin with the treatment schedule.

A typical day in treatment includes an early morning wake up and meditation then journaling. There are between two to four group sessions per day and one individual session. Therapy implements CBT, Motivational Interviewing (MI) and relapse prevention in addition to various holistic treatments. The programs are individualized so the treatment is geared towards each client’s specific needs. Residents are transported to off-site support meetings every night which can include AA/NA or Celebrate Recovery, which ever the client chooses to attend. There are also medication management services offered that are monitored by a medical professional. This includes a DNA cheek swab to determine which medications are metabolized the easiest in order to provide a personalized treatment regimen.

Staff of Present Moments Recovery include Master’s-level CADCs, LADCs, LMFTs, LACs and a nutritionist.


In addition to the more commonly used, primary therapeutic approaches, clients can expect mindfulness based treatment as well as art and music therapy. There is also an emphasis on physical health, so residents partake in yoga, Qi Gong, acupuncture and Reiki, along with regular exercise. Additionally, every Saturday the clients travel to a local equine facility where they participate in therapeutic activities with horses.

The facility is close to beaches, shopping and restaurants in addition to local attractions like Seaworld and the Carlsbad Lagoon. Clients also participate in therapeutic outings with a staff members such as paddle boarding, hiking, biking and volunteer work within the community.

The staff offers intervention and transportation services for their clients, including follow-ups if there is a move to a sober living facility.

In Summary

Present Moments Recovery resides in not only one of the most beautiful parts of the country, but also one of the most supportive in terms of recovery from substance abuse and addiction. The programs offered here are comprehensive and personalized, and the staff offers many years of experience and expertise.

Present Moments Recovery Location

6965 El Camino Real, Ste 105-588
Carlsbad, CA 92009

Present Moments Recovery Cost

$13,000 – $22,500 (30 – 60 days). Reach Present Moments Recovery by phone at (619) 363-4767. Find Present Moments Recovery on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube

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