Betty Ford Center in San Diego, Treatment Center in San Diego

Individualized Approach & Evidence-Based Practices

In recognizing addiction as a chronic disease and recovery as a new way of living, treatment at the Betty Ford Center is individualized, collaborative and occurs over the long term through a continuum of care and support. Our program goals and expectations are designed to ensure patients have the best opportunity to learn, change and heal--moving from clinical care to self-care. It is with this expectation in mind that we developed our programs to help patients learn about the disease of addiction and the need for an abstinence-based life, understand the principles of recovery management, learn and begin the practice the Twelve Steps and principles of Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous and understand and implement lifestyle changes necessary to maintain sobriety. Clinicians at the Betty Ford Center recognize that patients come to us with varying degrees of motivation and commitment to treatment and making the lifestyle changes necessary for building long-term recovery. That's why we customize treatment planning to meet each patient's needs and continually assess and adjust programming, levels of care, and services based on clinical milestones.

Levels of Treatment Provide Options

Treatment options available at the Betty Ford Center Outpatient Center in San Diego include: day treatment, intensive outpatient (IOP), outpatient, continuing care and recovery management and support. Patients enter our treatment programs either on a step-in basis or as a step-down from a higher level of care. Mental health services also offered. And for teens may be using alcohol or other drugs but are not necessarily addicted, we have Teen Intervene, a screening and brief intervention program.

Core Treatment Components

Addiction treatment programming at the Betty Ford Center is based on five core concepts essential to abstinence-based Twelve Step recovery. Each treatment episode focuses on one of the five core themes or concepts and consists of a workshop followed by a process group. The five rotating treatment themes are: addiction as a disease, relapse prevention, life skills, specialty groups that are focused on specific challenges patients face in early recovery, and recovery management. The treatment team meets daily to assess the specific needs of each patient. In addition to workshops and group therapy, core treatment programming includes individual and family therapy, as well as mindfulness and spirituality practices (e.g., meditation, yoga, dimorphic breathing). Other services include mental health assessments, clinical diagnostic psychological evaluations and psychiatric evaluations.
Call or Email Betty Ford Center in San Diego for a free phone consultation now - (844) 485-4064


  • License No. and State: 370167AP California


  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Health Savings Account, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Choice Health
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Moda Health
  • Scripps Health Plan
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: 370167AP State of California


  • Addiction
  • Substance Abuse
  • Drug Abuse


  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Medication Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus


  • Adults

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs

  • 12 Step Program
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Rehab
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Substance Abuse

Out / Inpatient

  • Intensive Outpatient Program

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017
Betty Ford Center in San Diego, Treatment Center in San Diego

Betty Ford Center in San Diego

Treatment Center