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Casa Palmera introduces new PHP program

September 26, 2011
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Casa Palmera is now offering a six-week Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) which allows patients to receive treatment from 9:00am in the morning until 4:30pm in the afternoon and return home in the evening.

Casa Palmera is a free standing residential behavioral health treatment facility located in Del Mar, Calif., offering all levels of care to include Sub acute Detox, Residential, Partial Hospital, Intensive Out Patient (IOP) and weekly aftercare groups for those suffering from drug or alcohol problems, eating disorders, trauma and other mood disorders.

The facility is accredited by the Joint Commission for all levels of care. Chemical Dependency treatment services utilize the Minnesota Model 12 Step Recovery philosophy and consists of a combination of cognitive behavioral groups, lectures, individual therapy sessions, family programming and diagnostic testing as required. All patients are seen by their primary therapist as well as a psychiatrist.

In addition, higher levels of care combines holistic treatment techniques to include acupuncture, neuro/bio feedback with brain mapping, weekly sessions with a nutritionist, deep tissue massage, meditation, yoga, ropes challenge course, art therapy, and a minimum of two times a week individual therapy in addition to weekly sessions with the treating psychiatrist.

Staff is comprised of highly skilled, experienced, and licensed professionals that will help patients and their families achieve their treatment goals. All professional staff holds a minimum of a master's degree in their professional specialty. Effective June 13, Casa Palmera is a preferred provider for Blue Cross of CA in addition to other managed care panels.