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Non 12 Step Rehab in San Diego

We offer non 12 step rehab in San Diego, as well as detox services and sober living. Do you see yourself as powerless? Almost all US addiction treatment is based on the idea that you are powerless over addictive behavior. Once you accept that idea, you follow the same 12-step path everyone else follows. It works for some, but Practical Recovery offers an alternative: a self-empowering, truly personalized approach. In fact, Practical Recovery, established in 1985, is at the forefront of developing and implementing the self-empowering approach. Dr. Horvath, the founder and owner, is a founder and the long-standing president of SMART Recovery (a free mutual help group). If you have not heard of SMART Recovery, there is an entire world of self-empowering recovery you need to learn about!

At Practical Recovery we treat all addictions (alcohol, drugs and behavioral) at all levels of care (detox, inpatient rehab, outpatient and sober living). Using evidence-based methods and optional holistic healing services, we collaborate with you to create truly personalized treatment plans, with an emphasis on underlying problems, motivation, coping with cravings, relationships, lifestyle balance, and living with purpose and meaning.

Because it is easy to copy terms like “self-empowering, personalized and non 12 step” into marketing language, many facilities say they operate according to these ideas. But in fact they do not. We regularly get clients who transfer to us after starting somewhere else, having discovered that there is much more to “self-empowering, personalized and non 12 step” than words on a website. If you want a self-empowering approach, come to a leader in providing it.

Find motivations that are deeper than addiction.

What truly motivates you? Whether in residential rehab, sober living, or outpatient, we help you answer that question. You have motivations that are more powerful than addiction. Finding and acting on these motivations is essential for lasting change. The changes you make will be based on your values, beliefs, goals and situation, and not on ideas we impose upon you.

We do not insist that addiction is an incurable disease.

Our non 12 step approach affords you the right to view addiction as you see it. Is addiction an incurable disease, a complex, maladaptive behavior, or something else? In our collaborative approach to substance abuse treatment, we work with your understanding. Fortunately, our methods apply regardless of your views on this issue.

Our non 12 step drug and alcohol rehab is fully individualized and tailored to your needs.

We can offer truly personalized, collaborative care because most of our providers have doctoral degrees and know how to address the whole person. We do not push you into a one-size-fits-all approach. Our core service is individual sessions and our core expertise is helping you find your path to change. We know there are as many paths to recovery as there are individuals.

Experience full recovery:

You can recover fully. At Practical Recovery we offer the tools, skills, and specialized services to help you move on in life. In many cases the recovery process will not be easy or fast. But it will definitely be worth it! Become recovered, rather than spending the rest of your life “in recovery.”

Define your journey:

At Practical Recovery, you get to define your journey, instead of following a preset plan or vision of success. Whether you choose abstinence or moderation, we’ll help you get there.

Empower yourself:

The potential to change lies within you. Our non 12 step approach empowers you to recognize your worth, value and capability to create lifelong change. Rediscover your internal strength, build your confidence and take control of your life.

Transform your life:

Imagine what you can achieve when you are happy, healthy and connected to others! We’ll help you experience the brightest and most fulfilling future you can imagine. Calling us is a first step toward moving forward with a positive, life-changing solution.


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Drug Rehab & Alcohol Treatment
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