Evolve Treatment Centers for Teens Philosophy
Evolve offers the highest caliber of care for adolescents struggling with substance abuse or mental health issues. We understand that our clients require professional treatment that addresses their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual development. With 6 clients per home, Evolve is able to instill strength in our teens through physical, emotional and spiritual healing. We are CARF accredited. Evolve's treatment focuses on adolescent Substance Abuse, Mental Health, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Asperger’s, ODD, ADHD and OCD. Through DBT, we teach the skills to regulate emotions and improve impulse control. We provide a full continuum of care (RTC, PHP, IOP and OP). Our evidence based treatment include dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), applied behavioral analysis (ABA), 12-step support and family therapy. Clients receive regular individual sessions with their licensed primary therapist, psychiatric evaluations and psychological testing, if needed. For our potential clients, we want you to learn that you will have fun in recovery! We do this by offering experiential therapies including art, equine, music and surf. You will engage in personal exploration through culinary arts, boxing, gardening, hiking, meditation, physical fitness, sports and much, much more. Our goal is to create the foundation to a healthy and productive lifestyle beyond Evolve.
Areas of Specialization
Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.
Process Abuse Treatment
Not all addictions involve mood-altering chemicals. The term “process addiction” describes the unhealthy use of behaviors (including eating, gambling, sexual activity, shopping, internet use, etc.) that has spiraled out of control and into the realm of addiction.
Addiction recovery does not end with discharge after completing a rehab program. Facilities that offer aftercare planning and/or support work with patients to ensure sustainable recovery by helping to plan and make arrangements for transitional or sober living, help with housing, vocational counseling, etc.
Dual Diagnosis/Co-occurring Disorders Treatment
These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.
Client & Family Support Groups
Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.
Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.
Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people to understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.
We have a state of the art music studio and our very own horses!
With only 6 beds per home, we are able to focus intensely on each client’s recovery.
Dr. Lauren Kerwin, Executive Clinical Director, received her training at Harvard/MGH, UCLA and learned DBT through BehaviorTech.
Experiential therapies including Equine, music, yoga, art, surf and boxing.
Weekly sessions with a primary therapist and psychiatrist. Nurses on site daily. Psychological testing available.
Professional treatment that addresses each client’s emotional, psychological, physical and spiritual healing.
Our evidence based treatment includes DBT, CBT, ABA, 12-step support, family therapy and alumni aftercare.
Through DBT, we teach the skills necessary to regulate emotions and improve impulse control.
Our experts work with teenagers struggling with addiction, behavioral, emotional or mental health issues.
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Dr. Lauren Kerwin
Executive Clinical Director
Dr. Arastou Aminzadeh
Clinical Psychiatrist (BNI Clinics)
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