Practical Recovery Psychology Group

Treatment Center, PhD, ABPP

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Practical Recovery Psychology Group, Treatment Center in La Jolla
(858) 924-0550 Website

Practical Recovery Psychology Group

Treatment Center, PhD, ABPP


Location

Practical Recovery Psychology Group
8950 Villa La Jolla Dr
B214
La Jolla, California 92037
Call Dr. Tom Horvath
(858) 924-0550

Evidence-Based, Non-12-Step Treatment

The recent Surgeon General's report (November, 2016) recommends individualized addiction treatment over standardized "programs." At Practical Recovery we have been providing fully individualized, self-empowering, evidence-based, non-12-step treatment for over 30 years. Our clients are not forced into a one-size fits all program. Instead, they actively participate in the design and implementation of their own treatment, to maximize their engagement and success. Are you ready to create your own unique path to change? Would you like your skills, abilities and ideas to be respected? Practical Recovery takes a self-empowering approach. The 12-step, powerlessness approach works well for some but not for everyone. Our approach promotes your own ability to resolve addiction and related issues rather than making you reliant on a higher power, a group, and a sponsor.

Services designed specifically for YOU!

Practical Recovery was founded by nationally recognized addiction treatment expert, Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP. Dr. Horvath was the president of SMART Recovery for 20 years, and was one of its co-founders in 1994. For over 30 years he has been providing individualized treatment for addictive behaviors. Whether you choose to work with Dr. Horvath himself, another of our mostly doctoral level licensed mental health professionals, or other staff (including counselors and recovery coaches), you can be confident you're getting non-12-step, individualized care provided by highly trained professionals. We focus on developing and maintaining motivation to change, coping with craving, identifying and resolving underlying problems, improving relationships, achieving greater lifestyle balance, and living with greater meaning and purpose. Your treatment plan will be created specifically for you. Call us to find out how we can tailor treatment to address your specific goals, values and situation.

Not ready to go away for 30 days?

We provide individual sessions, couples and family sessions, and our signature service, the IIOP (Individual Intensive Outpatient). The IIOP is an alternative to inpatient (residential) treatment. IIOP clients participate in more clinical treatment than in almost any rehab, and at a substantially lower cost. Our core service is individual sessions that focus on specific underlying concerns. Couples and family sessions are encouraged but not required. Groups are available but not required. Scheduling is completely flexible. If our clients choose to attend a mutual help group they usually choose SMART Recovery rather than a 12-step group. Call us to find out how we can tailor treatment to address your specific goals, values and situation.

Qualifications

  • License No. and State: PSY7732 California

Finances

Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Location

Practical Recovery Psychology Group
8950 Villa La Jolla Dr
B214
La Jolla, California 92037
Call Dr. Tom Horvath
(858) 924-0550
Specialties
  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
Issues
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Video Counseling

Links

Our Website
Last Modified: 07 May 2018
Practical Recovery Psychology Group, Treatment Center in La Jolla

Practical Recovery Psychology Group

Treatment Center, PhD, ABPP