Phoenix House Inc. Outpatient in Bessemer, MI

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(3.2 of 5)
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101 E. Mary Street
Bessemer MI 49911

Phoenix House Inc. Outpatient Philosophy

Phoenix House Outpatient Services works with individuals of all ages to overcome substance abuse issues by engaging the underlying psychological sources of addiction and promoting holistic growth. Phoenix House employs evidence-based therapies to address clients’ medical needs, while simultaneously fostering psychological and spiritual development through practices such as cognitive behavioral therapy. Unlike inpatient or residential treatment centers, Phoenix House Outpatient Services operates on a more flexible outpatient basis, allowing clients to resume normal daily activities in a real world environment.

Areas of Specialization

  • Personalized Treatment
    Our staff are committed to assisting each person with their individual needs. We are qualified to address co-occurring mental health disorders that are often masked by substances. We are here to serve the communities we are located within.

  • Holistic Evidence-Based Practices
    Through evidence based practices our outpatient facility guide and assist our clients toward a holistically healthier lifestyle free from the baggage of addictions and mental health challenges.

Facility Highlights

Outpatient Program

Dual-diagnosis

Integrated Therapy

Meet the Staff

Harry Swanson

MA,LL Professional Counselor

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Graduate Aug. 2014 from Liberty University in Professional Counseling. On track for obtaining CAADC by June 2015. Development plan filed with MI since July 2013.

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ABOUT PHOENIX HOUSE INC. OUTPATIENT

Phoenix House Inc. offers residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment services at several facilities in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula. This facility in the center of the small town of Bessemer, in the far northwest area of the state, offers outpatient treatment for adults, teens, and seniors struggling with substance abuse, mental health disorders, and co-occurring disorders.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Before beginning treatment, clients may participate in an initial psychiatric evaluation and/or substance abuse assessment to help clinicians identify individual needs and form a personalized treatment program. According to the facility's website, Phoenix House Inc. utilizes evidence-based treatment approaches to treat its clientele.

Treatment typically involves cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) on a one-on-one basis. CBT is an evidence-based treatment approach utilized to identify the link between irrational thinking patterns and maladaptive behavior. Through individual counseling sessions, clinicians may help clients to process emotions, enhance coping skills, and promote relapse prevention strategies. The center also incorporates holistic practices, which may include guided meditation and other relaxation techniques. Information sourced through a Rehabs.com survey also suggested that family counseling may be incorporated into programming.

Phoenix House Inc.'s website states that support is also available in the areas of life skills development, medical needs, psychological needs, and spiritual growth. To provide these services, the facility may offer spiritual counseling, as well as referrals to primary care specialists, psychiatrists for medication management, and vocational training opportunities.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

Phoenix House’s staff have been in the substance abuse field since the 1970s. The founder is certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor and licensed professional counselor, while another counselor is a limited license social worker.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

The sole alum polled by Rehabs.com to date was negative. Alum T.I. gave the facility just two stars for its overall effectiveness, and wrote: “Lacks experience. Does not work with clients to obtain funding. Very expensive.”

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

In contrast, the sole loved one polled Rehabs.com to date offered positive feedback. Out of five stars, the loved one awarded Phoenix House four-star ratings for the level of family involvement, the facility's counseling options, co-occurring disorder treatment, and the staff's level of experience and training. “It helped my loved one get sober. It helped teach him other ways to deal with problems,” the anonymous reviewer wrote. They also indicating that they would strongly recommend the facility.

FINANCING

According to the facility's website, Phoenix House accepts Upper Peninsula Health Plan and Blue Cross Blue Shield for substance abuse treatment, as well as Medicaid for primary mental health treatment. The program also offers financial assistance.

Published on February 2018

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It helped get him sober No weaknesses. It helped my loved one get sober. It helped teach him other ways to deal with problems

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Lacks experience. Does not work with clients to obtain funding. Very expensive.

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