Facility Center DetailsAmenities available at this treatment center.
- Detox Services
- Intensive Outpatient Services
- Sober Living Home
- Outpatient Services
- Dual-Diagnosis Treatment
- Behavioral Disorder Treatment
- Residential Treatment
Treatment Center SettingsEnvironmental features at this treatment center.
- Beach Community
About Boca Recovery Center
Boca Recovery Center is here to provide the best quality care in the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. We are passionate about helping people overcome addiction and supporting them to rebuild their lives on a foundation of health and well being. Addiction is a family disease and our highly trained staff will work closely with our clients and their loved ones to support the healing process. Through an individualized process, we are committed to the instillation of hope in situations that may have appeared hopeless. Addiction is a cunning and baffling affliction and there is no one-size-fits-all method that can ensure a person’s successful recovery. Our clinical staff all practice at a Master’s or Doctoral level. Our passion comes from personal and professional experience. We love to be a part of our clients’ story. We provide a strength based assessment process to facilitate accurate treatment planning and focus. Together, we create a plan of action that will address specific needs and help build a solid foundation for your recovery. We occupy a beautiful location in sunny South Florida near the hub of Deerfield Beach, just ½ mile from the ocean. The recovery community is strong and convenient. Our passionate, insightful staff are fully committed to the goal of providing a safe, comfortable, cutting edge treatment experience. Our relationship with clients starts from the first call and we remain available through our alumni program. This encourages peer relationships to remain active well beyond treatment.
Animal therapy (also called animal-assisted therapy and pet therapy) supports recovery and emotional wellbeing by helping people develop relationships with animals. Animal therapy can be a one-time or ongoing experience.
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.
Trauma & Associative Awareness Therapy (AAT)
Associative Awareness Therapy (AAT) uses the brain’s innate ability to adapt to change in a healing way, essentially “retraining” the brain to respond differently to familiar memories of trauma or pain.
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.
- Individualized Therapy
- Full Psychological & Medical Assessment Upon Admission
- Relapse Prevention
- Discharge Planning
- Case Management
- Gender Specific Groups
- Detox Planning
- Dual Diagnosis Group Therapy
- Life Skills Education
Ryan MontgomeryChief Executive Officer
Ryan Montgomery serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Boca Recovery Center and is responsible for day to day leadership and general management of the company. In this role, Ryan has helped establish Boca Recovery Center as a respected substance abuse treatment facility, both locally and nationwide. Under his management, Boca Recovery Center is consistently growing rapidly month to month.Show Bio
Dr. Alison TarlowClinical Director
Dr. Alison Tarlow is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the States of Florida and Pennsylvania, and a Certified Addictions Professional (CAP). She has been a practicing psychologist for over 15 years. She began her career as a Postdoctoral Resident at The Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders, specializing in the treatment of women’s issues, including Post Traumatic Stress, Borderline Personality Disorder, and Addiction. Dr. Tarlow developed a successful private practice in Boca Raton, Florida, and began consulting for treatment centers and programs throughout the South Florida area. Before joining the clinical team at Boca Recovery Center, Dr. Tarlow was the Clinical Director of an organization for three years, and was responsible for the development of a medical detox facility in Palm Beach, and two substance abuse treatment facilities (in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida). She has specialized training in a variety of evidenced-based practice, including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Dr. Tarlow is also a Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator in the State of Florida, and incorporates this experience into her work with clients and their families. Dr. Tarlow has written numerous articles on the topic of substance abuse treatment for Sober World Magazine, and has presented at conferences and training events throughout the United States.Show Bio
Kathryn Del Guidice CAC, ICADC, CETExecutive Director
Kathryn is a certified addictions counselor (CAC) (ICADC) (CET) with multiple years of experience in the field of Dual Diagnosis. Kathryn's passion and enthusiasm for assisting individuals suffering from chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders is unparalleled. Throughout her career, Kathryn has attained positions of progressive responsibility within nationally renowned treatment facilities. Her prior experience and expertise includes recovery counseling, admissions coordinator, family program development, clinical coordinator, operations management, and program director. Kathryn is responsible for managing the Boca Recovery Center programs and on her free time she can generally be found offering support to her recovery community. Kathryn has spent nearly 10 years in media and outreach to bring awareness of our present opioid epidemic. Her work includes coordinating alumni events; developing Parent and Family Support groups; working with her community on addiction prevention programs.Show Bio
Francisco U Cruz, M.D.Medical Director
Francisco U Cruz, M.D. is board certified in General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He has been practicing psychiatry for 14 years and has extensive experience treating mental illness and substance use disorders in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and detox levels of care. Dr. Cruz believes in a holistic approach to mental illness incorporating bio-psycho-social-spiritual elements to help patients achieve emotional stability and true inner peace. He strives to provide excellent client centered care and use new treatment modalities to improve the quality of life and overall health of his patients.Show Bio
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ABOUT BOCA RECOVERY CENTER
Located one-half mile from the ocean in Boca Raton, Fla., Boca Recovery Center treats individuals struggling with substance abuse through several levels of care. These include a partial hospitalization program (PHP), intensive outpatient program (IOP), and sober living.
According to its website, the facility prioritizes support for young people, including college students. Detoxification services are not offered on-site, but the facility will make referrals to recommended detox programs. Within the state, Boca Recovery Center is among 24.6 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities that offer a PHP, 43 percent with an IOP, and among 29.2 percent with specially tailored programs for young adults.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
At Boca Recovery Center, the admissions process starts with an assessment, which includes both psychological and medical evaluations. Based on the findings, clients receive customized treatment plans, designed to build on their individual strengths.
As noted, the organization offers two main levels of treatment: PHP and IOP. PHP clients receive a primary therapist, with whom they work with one-on-one and in small groups. As part of the program, they engage in a range of evidence-based modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and trauma-oriented Associative Awareness treatment.
Separate gender-specific and dual diagnosis groups also are offered, along with 12-step facilitation, spirituality groups, life skills training, and case management services. Within the state, Boca Recovery Center is among 53.3 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities to treat clients with co-occurring disorders.
After completing the PHP, clients can step down to the IOP, which helps them transition back to home and community life, and provides treatment, structure, and accountability in the process. IOP clients participate in both individual and group therapy sessions, but for fewer hours than the PHP. This less-robust treatment tract enables clients to focus on securing employment and rebuilding relationships.
Sober living provided by Boca Recovery Center meets the requirements for a recovery residence through accreditation by the Florida Association of Recovery Residences and by the Department of Children and Families. The staff, many of whom are in recovery, provide guidance and support to residents, who continue building a life of sobriety.
Within the state, Boca Recovery Center is among 30.4 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities accredited by the Joint Commission. Treatment team members include certified addiction counselors and certified interventionists, a nurse practitioner, and a psychiatrist. According to information provided by the facility, all clinical therapists hold master's or doctoral degrees.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Boca Recovery Center provides comfortable, simply decorated living and therapy spaces. Residents are separated by gender and live in shared bedrooms with pillow-top mattresses and a flat screen television. Meals are catered, and residents receive gym memberships to LA Fitness. The center provides transportation to the gym, local 12-step meetings, doctor appointments, as well as between the residences and treatment center. Residents participate in weekly house meetings as well as activities that revolve around sober fun.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, 11 former clients submitted highly positive impressions to Rehabs.com about Boca Recovery Center with the exception of one, who had strictly negative views. Reviewers consistently awarded the top five stars across the major categories of the survey, from treatment effectiveness, accommodations and amenities, and meals and nutrition.
They praised the quality of care, dedicated staff, and attractive surroundings, which combined to help clients achieve their goals. Alum T.C. wrote: “If I had a friend or family member that needed treatment I would send them here." Another reviewer, who echoed much of the same sentiment, underscored the feeling of family that prevails at the facility: “Man, the level of care provided here is phenomenal. It's super nice, super comfortable. Alot of healing. They connect with people on a deep level.”
On secondary sites, Boca Recovery received highly favorable feedback to date: four out of five stars based on 49 reviews on Google, and 4.5 stars based on 49 reviews on Facebook, which the organization may manage.   Reviewers repeatedly praised the staff, care they received, and the life-changing, life-saving results they achieved.
Five-star reviewer Brittany on Google wrote: "I have been to many treatment centers and this place is was different from all the others. I learned so much and was given so much support and love from everyone.” Another five-star reviewer on Google, Nicodemo, echoed this sentiment: “Going to Boca Recovery was the best decision I’ve ever made. With the help from BRC I completely changed my life. The staff is absolutely wonderful."
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
To date, the three loved ones who submitted reviews to Rehabs.com about Boca Recovery Center provided conflicting impressions. Positive reviewer E.L. awarded the facility the maximum five stars across all survey metrics, including affordability, counseling options, facility cleanliness and upkeep, family participation, likelihood to recommend, and staff experience and training. “Compassionate staff members with a strong focus on teaching the patient that it is okay to forgive themselves and to move forward,” E.L. wrote.
On the other end of the spectrum, a loved one wrote: “I would not recommend this facility to anyone. It seems like they want your money and don’t care about the actual patients there and being professional to their families.”
At the time of this writing, Boca Recovery Center accepts numerous private insurance plans, including those from Aetna, BlueCross Blue Shield, Cigna, and United Healthcare. Staff members are available to assist clients in verifying insurance coverage. If needed, through the facility’s arrangement with Prosper Healthcare Lending, qualified clients may receive favorable terms to help pay for treatment.
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KimberlyGREAT PLACE!!!! Very clean and comfortable, good food, great medical team, very loving and supportive staff and knowledgeable therapist. If you are a loved one is looking for help I would highly recommend Boca Recovery Center!!!
JWPTop of the line professional treatment.
AdamMan, the level of care provided here is phenomenal. It's super nice, super comfortable. Alot of healing. They connect with people on a deep level. When it's time to transition back into real life your reluctant to go because they feel like family.
SophiaMy experience at Boca Recovery Center was life-changing from the moment I picked up the phone and called them. I spoke with a man in admissions who answered all my questions, and when he recognized I had specific concerns about the therapy work I would be doing there, he told me that the clinical director would be happy to call me and answer any questions. Within an hour, I received a call from the clinical director, who not only answered my questions, but also spoke to my mother, who had a lot of concerns because of a previous experience I had at a California facility that was very bad. By the time I arrived at Boca Recovery Center, the clinical director came to greet me at the entrance, and I immediately felt that I was going to be in good care. The staff was very welcoming, and I was assured that any concerns about my treatment along the way would be immediately addressed. This program saved my life. The therapists genuinely care about the clients, and you can tell from being in this program that they really do treat you like family. I first made the call to Boca Recovery Center 11 months ago. I am coming up to one year sober next month. I would recommend Boca Recovery Center to anyone looking for recovery.
NMI called a staff member after my son told me he gave him permission to speak with me about possibly going to their facility. I called and left a vm and received a return phone call stating he was in the bathroom and would call me back, which I found odd, why not just call me back after. So, he does call and we had a very lengthy conversation and I felt like he seemed sincere. He told me I get a phone call as soon as my son arrived and weekly updates. I never received any phone call to let me know he made it there ok and no emails whatsoever. I called several times and he finally told me he was there but couldn’t force him to call me. He then stated he would give me updates when my son was out of detox. I never received any updates whatsoever. My son has been there a month and we finally briefly spoke and he said they keep his phone but his attitude seemed worse that before. I tried calling the staff member and his vm is full?! I sent him a nice text asking him to call me, several days went by with no response so I called again, no answer and vm still full. I texted him again and now he responds, “I can neither confirm nor deny your son is here”. I typed him that he already confirmed to me and I already spoke to my son and had some concerns, he doesn’t respond. I wait for two more days and no response. If my son changed his mind about anyone being able to talk to me, then be a professional and answer indicating you can no longer speak with me. This individual made several promises that were not kept and no communication at all. I can not believe you would be a director of a facility like he claims and act the way he does. My son was not known to have a drinking issue but they somehow convinced him to travel across the country and stay for a month which he now claims is 3 months and they want him to stay in a facility after as well?? It seems extremely excessive considering my son lived with family and had no idea of an issue. He quit his job and has car payments and other bills he needs to be responsible for but they now have convinced him to move there??? I would not recommend this facility to anyone. It seems like they want your money and don’t care about the actual patients there and being professional to their families. This individual completely lied to me and should not be running any part of this and facility.
ElizabethCompassionate staff members with a strong focus on teaching the patient that it is okay to forgive themselves and to move forward. Mindfulness and recognizing triggers and behavior modification was paramount and one of the most helpful tools in the process. Staffing ratios are outstanding, there is always a staff member available for a chat. Clients are treated with respect, dignity and kindness and the teamwork approach is extremely effective. They haven't franchised yet... we need more places like this.
BhThis is the place to go. Staff is incredible !
CharlotteThe Boca Recovery Center provides exceptional clinical services by a dedicated and professional staff. I highly reccomend this treatment center for anyone seeking to recover from addiction.
caseyMy daughter has not been there yet, but i received a call from the Executive and she is giving my daughter the next scholarship they get. Many prayers. She is severely sick mentally and emotionally. I know a ton of you know her story. I will update you when she gets the blessing call from Boca.
JohnThe worst place ever
Mary louBoca Recovery Center is dedicated to the the well being of each and every client!! The companies culture has been developed thru personal experience and knowledge in the challenges to overcome addiction. Their team is fearless, generous, understanding and a guiding force in the recovery process. One day at a time Boca Recovery advances in enriching and saving lives.
TCgreat counseling, comfortable beds a lot of activities to keep us occupied. cant vape inside the group rooms. If I had a friend or family member that needed treatment I would send them here.
N.V.Boca Recovery Center offers world class therapy and treatment for a wide range of conditions and addictions. The days are full of therapy and fun and the staff is kind and caring. The clinical team is very skilled and professional. This treatment center not only is one of the best in South Florida, but is top notch when it comes to accommodations in every area. I can honestly say this has to be one of the nicest places to begin the journey of recovery, I am grateful to BRC and the amazing staff!
CFBeautiful facility and excellent staff!
RMIncredible facility! I'd recommend to anyone looking for a luxury rehab in Boca Raton!
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