Treatment Center Setting
Ambrosia Treatment Center Philosophy
Located on a secluded 44-acres, the Medford center offers comprehensive addiction treatment with an industry-leading reputation for qualiy care. Ambrosia provides safety and comfort while facilitating medical, therapeutic and holistic healing. Clients acquire the tools to build a solid foundation for a fulfilling and productive life without alcohol or drugs. While other treatment centers talk about individualized treatment plans, the concept is fully ingrained into everything Ambrosia does. The facility is committed to complete, lasting recovery.
Areas of Specialization
Industry-leading continued care helps clients reintegrate back into the “real world” and actually maintain sobriety. From daily outpatient treatment at one of our facilities to halfway housing, the continued care options are personalized to the best interest of each client. Clients and loved ones come together with their full clinical team and Outreach Coordinators to devise a plan that will prevent relapse and continually reinforce recovery.
Individualized treatment plans consisting of intense counseling and education allow clients to get to the core of the issue, while also teaching coping and life skills to prevent future relapse. Any underlying or addiction-induced mental health issues are also dealt with under 24-hour supervision. The specialized programs build a healing foundation that is necessary to maintain a lifetime of recovery.
Family & Alumni Support
Continued guidance and reinforcement is critical for both the client and loved ones. E-therapy and education helps family members support recovery in a healthy way and repair the destruction addiction causes. While Family Wellness starts on your first phone call, support is always available. Since addiction is a lifelong battle, alumni support is also available 24/7 with personal advice and local resource planning. Regular events and a buddy system further offer continued accountability.
There were times when my son was being unreasonable and the Wellness team reached out to me and my son, to bring peace and assist me in establishing boundaries. I can honestly say that I have learned the difference between support and enabling. I would highly recommend Ambrosia to anyone who has a loved one suffering from the disease of addiction.
The therapy at Ambrosia has changed my opinion on therapy overall. Without the help of my therapist here, I would have never talked about the things that I was able to start working through while I was in this treatment center. It is a supportive environment with the structure needed to heal and grow as a person. This experience helped me get in touch with who I am outside of being an addict. I am more than grateful to Ambrosia and the team that was here to love me until I could begin love myself.
Ambrosia was a very rewarding experience for me. It is not just a drug-free institution. A place where addiction not only ends, but the core issues, which led you to the point where you needed rehabilitation, are addressed. This was truly the most rewarding experience of my life, where I know more about myself, my addiction, and what it is I want for the rest of my life.
My experience with Ambrosia has been wonderful. They are very helpful in teaching clients about the disease, being there for mental and emotional support and spreading hope back into your heart. They take their job very professionally while maintaining personal care for each client. Its amazing to know that there is a place addicts can go to get the top level of care needed for a successful.
Ambrosia was there for me when I wasn't there for myself.
Coming to Ambrosia, I didn't know what to expect. As soon as I settled in, I knew I had made the right decision. Moving away from my home up north was very uncomfortable at first, but Ambrosia made me feel very welcomed and cared about. I've never seen a treatment center where the counselors care as much as these do. It was a life-changing and insightful experience, to say the least."
Meet the Staff
Christian Losch LCSW, LCADC
Christian has worked in addiction treatment for more than ten years. He is a graduate of Rutgers University (School of Social Work). Christian's prior experience includes primary therapist and program coordinator positions at leading detox and residential programs, before helping to launch the New Jersey facility in 2015.
“Everyone comes in overwhelmed, but looking to make big change quickly. This is where the process starts. Where they learn to harness and hold on to hope. Recovery is an ongoing process, but there is always hope. Recovery is happening here every day.”
Liana graduated from Wagner College with a Bachelor's in Psychology and a Masters in Business Administration. She currently holds the highest accreditation in the state for alcohol and drug counseling.
“My job is to get each and every client to accept what is, let go of what was and have faith in what will be. The past never has to be the future. In fact, your struggle can make you stronger. You can rebuild and make new, healthy relationships. When a client truly accepts the idea that addiction doesn't have to define them, recovery happens.”
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ABOUT AMBROSIA TREATMENT CENTER – MEDFORD
Situated on a tranquil, secluded 44-acre property in Medford, N.J., 20 miles east of Philadelphia, Ambrosia Treatment Center offers luxury, short-term residential treatment and aftercare for men and women struggling with chemical dependency and co-occurring. One of five locations of Ambrosia’s network of upscale treatment facilities, the Ambrosia Treatment Center in Medford also provides medical detox services.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at Ambrosia Treatment Center begins with a comprehensive assessment by a team of qualified specialists. Upon admission, an intake coordinator determines if detox is needed through an initial physical and verbal assessment. Clients work with staff members to determine the best methods of treatment. Clients are then enrolled in the appropriate programs including detox if needed.
Ambrosia’s core programming includes evidence-based, therapeutic treatment methods to address underlying issues contributing to addictive behavior. In addition to 12-step involvement, clients participate in individual and group counseling sessions. Educational and alternative therapy components are added to each client’s treatment plan to address specific issues.
Ambrosia Treatment Center provides a range of physical treatment activities to support mental and spiritual rehabilitative methods. Acupuncture, meditation, and massages are offered to help clients relieve stress and cope with treatments. Physical activities that promote a healthy lifestyle, such as yoga, are offered to enable clients to maintain their health over the long term.
Group sessions comprise a large segment of the treatment process. 12-step groups and family group sessions are offered on a weekly basis while small and medium group sessions are held daily. Each group focuses on a different series of topics including addiction education, coping skills, and relationship restoration to establish a support network.
Family involvement is encouraged throughout the process. Family counseling is provided as a program component to help clients repair their relationships. Aftercare services also help clients create support networks and connect with community-based resources to maintain a sober lifestyle.
The treatment staff at Ambrosia Treatment Center consists of the facility’s clinical director, over 25 professionals including licensed therapists and Master-level substance abuse counselors. Nursing staff is available 24/7 to oversee medication management and to treat clients’ medical needs. Non-clinical activities are also facilitated by trained and licensed activity directors. The facility is accredited by the Joint Commission.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Ambrosia Treatment Center in Medford, N.J. is a 44-acre facility. It is secluded from much of the surrounding area to prevent distractions from treatment. The facility offers a modern, upscale location for treatment that features a game room, full-sized basketball court, and tennis court. There is also a small golf-course on site. The facility is surrounded by forest and open areas which can be used for a variety of different activities as well as relaxation.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, Rehabs.com has received two alumni reviews about Ambrosia Treatment Center. The feedback was positive.
Both alumni provided four out of five stars or higher for treatment effectiveness, accommodations and amenities, and meals and nutrition. Alum Steve wrote: “Everyone truly cared about me. I tried treatment before at two other places, but here the therapist actually got to the root of the issues.” Alum N.B. also cited caring staff.
On Google, the facility received an average of 4.3 out of five stars from 15 reviews to date.  Alumni praised the staff and the educational components of the program. In a representative review, alum Robert wrote: “Great staff strong bonds with community. The weekends are slow but you get to go to movies and or out to eat and visits. They help give you the tools to start over. If you really want it this is a good place to start.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
To date, four respondents offered high praise for the caring nature of the staff at Ambrosia Treatment Center, and three gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, accommodations and amenities, and meals and nutrition.
Many loved ones praised the “caring and knowledgeable staff”. Loved ones also felt that this program was the most effective one that their loved ones went to. The sibling of a client wrote: “Ambrosia changed my sister's life. That's not an exaggeration. She had been to several other facilities, with little, short-lived success, but Ambrosia was the only one that kept her sober for over a year now. She is a whole new person.”
Ambrosia Treatment Center accepts private insurance plans to help cover the cost of treatment including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, and United Healthcare.
Published on December 2017
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