RecoveryWorks, MD, DFAPA, Treatment Center in San Diego

Outpatient Alcohol and Addiction Rehab

If you or someone you love is suffering from an alcohol or addiction problem, the time for treatment is now. RecoveryWorks is an intensive outpatient treatment program for the treatment of alcoholism and addiction in San Diego Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch, and also in Hillcrest/University Heights. We offer personalized, holistic and scientific treatment approaches to treating alcohol and chemical dependency - not only to halt the damage caused by addiction, but to cure the underlying causes and help you to develop life skills to foster meaningful growth in the future.

What We Offer

The RecoveryWorks treatment program includes expert evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in a professional setting. Family treatment and alternative modes of therapy are key elements of the program, which also includes treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD and individual therapy as needed.

Clark Smith, M.D.

Dr. Clark Smith is a forensic and addiction psychiatry expert, and was the founding medical director of Vista Pacifica/Sharp McDonald Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospital. He is frequently consulted in high-profile forensic legal cases, and the care of doctors, nurses, attorneys, FAA pilots and police officers.
Call or Email RecoveryWorks for a free consultation now - (858) 762-9658


  • Years in Practice: 33 Years
  • School: UCSD Department of Psychiatry
  • Year Graduated: 1985
  • License No. and State: G49105 California


  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • BMC Health Net
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CCN
  • Cigna
  • GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Optima
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Department of Health Care Services / 370144AP
  • Certificate Date: 2017

RecoveryWorks's Groups


Non 12 Step Recovery Group

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Support for families dealing with alcohol and addiction problems.

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  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis


  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Pain Medicine
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus


  • Adults


  • Aviation Professionals

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs

  • Addiction
  • Intervention
  • Medication-Assisted Detox
  • Opiate Drug Detox
  • Pain Management

Out / Inpatient

  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Short Term (<30 Days) Residential

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2017
RecoveryWorks, MD, DFAPA, Treatment Center in San Diego


Treatment Center, MD, DFAPA