Located in Tarzana, California, a suburb of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, Progressions is an upscale treatment facility that specializes in the care of clients struggling with substance use disorders as well as those with co-occurring disorders. Situated close to the Santa Monica mountains, Progressions fosters a comfortable and welcoming environment with programming that focuses on the root causes of addiction. It provides individualized treatment that spans a full continuum of care including detox, residential, family therapy and aftercare. Group therapy and 12-step are the cornerstone therapeutic modalities at Progressions.
Accommodations and Food
Clients stay in an upscale home equipped with plenty of amenities and situated mere minutes from the beach. With only 12 residents staying at any given time, Progressions offers clients both a communal and private experience. The environment is at once social and serene, allowing clients to relax and focus exclusively on recovery. Residents have one roommate and bedrooms are equipped with a spacious floor plan, two full sized beds, nice furnishings and plenty of natural light. The house has warm meeting rooms and several common areas including an indoor living room with a wrap-around leather couch and flat screen TV. There is also as an outdoor patio area for lounging by the pool. Residents enjoy a large communal kitchen, dining room and outdoor amenities including a large pool, basketball court, workout area, billiards table and ping pong.
A culinary team prepares a nutritious menu for the entire house, though clients with dietary preferences, restrictions or allergies are accommodated.
Treatment and Staff
Clients entering residential treatment at Progressions begin with a drug test and an assessment. The comprehensive evaluation includes biological, social and psychological components as well as a personal history of substance use. The assessment helps the staff create the most effective individualized treatment program to meet the specific needs of the client. If deemed necessary, clients undergo the detox process to cleanse the body of addictive substances. Upon completion of detox, most clients transition into the residential program.
The length of the residential program varies depending on the specific needs of the client. There is no enforced time table, though most residents stay between six weeks and three months. With the insight that every individual is unique, Progressions provides a treatment plan tailored to the client. Treatment integrates evidence-based therapies like CBT with holistic and spiritual methods like 12-step. Residents are kept busy while in treatment, participating daily in individual and group therapy, all within the framework of the 12-step method. Group sessions cover a wide range of therapies and psychoeducation including relapse prevention, communication skills, addiction education, life coaching, coping mechanisms and employment assistance.
The team at Progressions is comprised of addiction specialists, licensed family therapists, addiction educators, coaches, recovery workers and a psychologist. For clients in need of dual diagnosis support, medication management is available.
Progressions offers a host of wellness activities including hiking, rock climbing and equine therapy as well as general physical fitness. The facility is partners with a local gym where residents can work out.
Progressions believes that family involvement is a key aspect to the success of a sustainable long-term recovery. To this end, families are encouraged to participate in the clients’ treatment process. Family therapy improves communication and educates about the disease of addiction. For those with busy schedules, family therapy can be performed over the phone or Skype in addition to in-person.
Progressions is a treatment facility that specializes in the care of clients struggling with substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders. The residential program takes place in a peaceful and intimate environment, in a welcoming home equipped with amenities like a pool and gym. The facility utilizes 12-step as the cornerstone of treatment, along with individual and group therapy utilizing both evidence-based therapies and holistic methods. For clients seeking a comprehensive residential program in a safe and comfortable atmosphere, Progressions is definitely worth looking into.
PO Box 6032
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
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