Therapies Offered at Sierra by the Sea

Sierra by the Sea offers the latest, evidence-based therapies to help adults age 18 and older find renewed hope and lasting recovery from addiction and co-occurring mental health concerns. We provide gender-specific services and individualized care plans to help each person who comes to our center in Newport Beach, California, experience the best outcomes possible.

About the Therapy Experience at Sierra by the Sea

What to expect from seeking therapy at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

At Sierra by the Sea, we do not focus on healing illnesses. Instead, we heal people, helping those who are struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health challenges on a holistic level by assessing how we can use proven, evidence-based therapies to promote the best outcomes possible.

At our addiction treatment facility in Newport Beach, California, our specially trained staff uses a gender-specific, trauma-focused approach to care. We understand that just because one treatment modality is effective for one person, it does not mean it will be effective for everyone, so our expert staff develops an individualized plan for each person who comes to us for help with addiction and coexisting mental health concerns.

Some of the many types of care modalities you or your loved one may engage in during the recovery process at Sierra by the Sea include the principles of the 12-Step recovery model, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).

Before you begin any therapy at our facility in Newport Beach, California, we will meet with you to discuss your medical history and goals for recovery so that we can develop a plan for your care that includes the most beneficial interventions and treatment modalities. Our goal is to help you or someone you care about get to the root of the addiction and coexisting mental health challenges you are facing so that you can start to live a more fulfilling life.

Types of Therapy at Sierra by the Sea

Learn about the types of therapy available at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

We offer a gender-specific, comprehensive care experience at Sierra by the Sea that promotes lasting recovery from addiction and co-occurring mental health concerns. When you or someone you love comes to our addiction treatment facility in Newport Beach, California, our specially trained team will develop an individualized plan that accounts for your unique medical history, challenges, and goals for the future.

The healing process is different for each person who seeks support at Sierra by the Sea, but some of the therapies and services you or your loved one might benefit from during your time at our facility include:

Basic medical care – Nurses are available as needed to assist you or your loved one with any basic healthcare needs while you are engaging in therapy for addiction and co-occurring mental health challenges. If you or someone you care about is experiencing a medically complex healthcare issue, we can assist by making a referral to an appropriate medical provider.

Medication management services – Our expert staff sometimes uses prescription medications to support the therapeutic process as individuals heal from coexisting mental health disorders and addiction challenges. If medication is a part of your individualized care plan, you may meet with a psychiatrist weekly to discuss your medication needs, and nurses and medical assistants will administer your medication throughout your time in therapy.

Detoxification services – We offer on-site detoxification services to help individuals detox in a safe, medically supervised environment. This process typically takes about three to five days, and most individuals can participate in therapy while engaging in detox. We also offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using FDA-approved medications Suboxone, Subutex, and Vivitrol to help individuals get through the withdrawal process without painful symptoms and powerful cravings.

Group therapy – You or your loved one will participate every day in group therapy led by master’s-level therapists, drug and alcohol counselors, and dietitians. These group sessions are integral to the care experience and address topics such as relapse prevention, breath work, substance use education, codependency, and nutrition.

Individual therapy – Our master’s-level therapists, drug and alcohol counselors, and dietitians also offer individual therapy sessions on a weekly basis. These sessions provide opportunities for you or your loved one to discuss anything you might not feel comfortable bringing up during group sessions, as well as opportunities to talk about your individual recovery goals and progress.

Family therapy Individuals and their families or loved ones can meet weekly with master’s-level therapists and drug and alcohol counselors for family therapy sessions. These sessions can help families open the lines of communication and start to heal from any damage that might have occurred while their loved one was struggling with the symptoms of addiction and a co-occurring mental health disorder. Family members can also start to process their own emotions and learn healthier ways to support their loved one throughout the recovery journey.

Experiential therapy – We help each person who comes to us for care to heal in mind, body, and spirit using a variety of experiential therapies. During your time at our facility, you or your loved one may participate in music therapy or art therapy, among other experiential therapies that promote recovery.

Recovering from an addiction and co-occurring mental health concerns is often a lifelong journey, and the time you or your loved one spends at Sierra by the Sea is just one step on your path to better health. When your time at our facility in Newport Beach, California, ends, your care team will ensure that you have a personalized discharge plan with the resources you need to continue the progress you’ve made while in treatment with us.

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Get more information about therapy at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

If you think you or someone you care about might benefit from the various therapies we offer at Sierra by the Sea, please contact us directly. Our admissions coordinators are available 24/7 to help you schedule an assessment to determine if our facility is the right fit for you or your loved one.

Recovery is fueled by hope and courage and an exploration of the underlying factors such as trauma. Our treatment driven by compassionate and trauma-informed care provides the foundation of recovery and healing.

– Valerie M. Kading, DNP, MBA, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Chief Executive Officer
Marks of Quality Care
These accreditations are an official recognition of our dedication to providing treatment that exceeds the standards and best practices of quality care.
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)