Back To Your | 06.2016

Foundations LA: rediscover yourself and leave empowered to be who you were always meant to be.

By Wendy Lee Nentwig

Located just northwest of the bustling heart of Los Angeles, Foundations Los Angeles at Encino caters to the unique needs of this fast-paced Southern California community with its convenient and comprehensive outpatient center, providing integrated treatment and recovery support targeted specifically to individuals with co-occurring addiction and mental health concerns.

The foundation of their program is a continuum of individual and group therapies, integrated educational sessions, case management and holistic approaches. Employing Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other proven methods, they walk with patients using a stages-of-change approach. As you gain knowledge about the addiction process and yourself, you are given the tools to help you achieve your personal recovery goals.

Meeting each person right where they are and then creating a plan to help them move forward.

From free, confidential assessments to consulting psychiatry services, they seek to meet each person right where they are and then create a plan to help them move forward in health.

Specialty groups offer supportive therapy for professionals, couples, families, men and women. Their anger management sessions, life skills training, vocational counseling, educational assistance, sobriety management and secondary help for eating disorders allow patients to customize their care to address their unique needs.

Foundations LA serves a diverse population from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. They foster a compassionate and restorative environment where you are encouraged to rediscover yourself and leave empowered to be who you were always meant to be.

For those needing a higher level of care, Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) provides residential treatment at The Canyon at Peace Park in Malibu, CA, and Michael’s House in Palm Springs, CA. The Canyon at Peace Park is a sanctuary of healing that combines holistic therapies and innovative approaches for a distinguished treatment experience. It has long been known as a center of spirituality, healing and renewal. At Michael’s House, curriculum for the men’s program focuses on developing a strength-based skill set, while the women’s program focuses on resiliency. Michael’s House is LGBT-friendly, with an LGBT track comprised of a process group and supportive therapy.

To find out more about residential treatment at The Canyon or Michael’s House, or to learn more about Foundations Los Angeles at Encino—call: (855) 317-8258 or visit: