More rehabilitation centers are emerging around the world making it an overwhelming decision to choose one. Cost is a factor many weigh when deciding on treatment centers. Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers opened in 2002 with a mission to provide mental health and substance abuse and family therapy. Visions advocates for the family in its entirety making them a top choice for teen outpatient treatment. The nmajority of patients come from southern California while others come from big cities like NYC, Chicago, and internationally. Teen outpatient treatment is not cheap but it is cheaper than the alternative outcome of hospitalization, incarceration, or a lifetime of internal conflict.
Visions Outpatient Counseling has two Los Angeles locations providing teen outpatient treatment for ages 13 to 18 years old. Sessions are 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. on weekdays with Wednesday for rest. Afternoon hours allow the child to continue with daily activities before sessions and go home afterwards to their family.
Visions’ centers employ highly skilled professionals trained in adolescent treatment while the founding clinicians have stayed on for a successful program. Each patient is assigned a counselor to work with throughout the teen outpatient treatment. Other specialized consultants are utilized as needed.
- Licensed Therapists
- Medical Doctors
- Registered Dieticians
- Art Therapists
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
1st Step Program
The 1st Step Program is an introduction to the treatment process. This program helps families and adolescents reintegrate into everyday life after long term teen outpatient treatment. It includes 8 weeks of clinical support on 2 to 3 nights per week including 1 individual session
Intensive Outpatient Program
The Intensive Outpatient Program represent the next step in care. Visions staff help open communication upon family, addressing psychiatric and/or therapeutic needs.
- 1 Year of Clinical Support
- Primary Care Phase (Months 1 to 2)
- Continuing Care Phase (Months 3 to 6)
- Aftercare Planning (Months 7 to 12)
- Individual Sessions
- Family Sessions
The 12-Step Program is implemented for Teens with Addictive Behaviors.
The objective for Visions’ teen outpatient treatment:
- Encourage and motivate the adolescent to achieve and sustain a healthy lifestyle.
- Help the adolescent to develop new, more effective problem-solving strategies.
- Assist the adolescent with recognizing and acknowledging the existence of destructive behaviors and the impact they have on family, friends, and future.
- Help the adolescent recognize and change problematic attitudes which stimulate a relapse.
- Assist adolescent in identifying unhealthy and/or negative coping mechanisms.
Additional goals for Visions’ Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disorders:
- Assist the adolescent with identifying situations where drugs and alcohol were used to cope with life’s problems and in understanding that using drugs and alcohol to cope with or solve problems does not work.
- Support the adolescent to use the 12-step philosophy and encourage participation in Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and/or Cocaine Anonymous (CA).
- Assist the adolescent to address any legal issues, which may involve criminal activity.
Studies have shown that teen outpatient treatment is more likely to succeed with the participation of family in the therapeutic process. Nearly 100 percent of families share the same feelings about their child’s issues prior to and during treatment.
All counseling services in the teen outpatient treatment are performed by trained personnel under supervision of the Program Director. Visions offers several counseling groups which focus on the family unit. All counseling groups are facilitated by a Family Therapist.
This group is held weekly to address issues common to all families. The multi-family group also provides feedback for families and support from other family members experiencing similar complications.
Individual Family Sessions
Individual sessions are for adolescents and their families who feel uncomfortable bringing up certain issues in a group. Individual sessions assess family therapy needs for completing treatment goals.
Adolescents and families are given information on the family progression and stages of family illnesses. Roles, rules, and interaction commonly found in families are addressed.
Discharge & Aftercare is provided after completion of the teen outpatient treatment program. The Discharge Plan is a continuing care plan developed by the counselor with input from the patient along with the treatment team upon admission to the program. The plan addresses continuing care needs which may include individual and family therapy, and medication management.
Visions Outpatient works out of network with insurance. We will provide the following services to our Outpatient families: Benefit Verification, Pre-Authorization, Utilization Review, Billing & Collections.
The Fourth Dimension, Visions Alumni Program, is free of charge to all after successful discharge from the teen outpatient treatment program. Information learned from the active phase of treatment are put to use in aftercare groups and self-help groups. Aftercare groups are offered on an on-going basis. Alumni can attend up to two aftercare groups a week. Individual sessions are available to all Alumni on a fee for service basis. The Visions Alumni Coordinator makes support calls for crisis intervention or relapse prevention.
An added bonus to enrollment in the Visions Alumni Program are annual events for Alumni and family members.
- Winter Ski/Snowboard Trip
- Alumni Family Weekend
- Alumni vs. Staff Softball Game
- Knott’s Scary Farm Night
- Magic Mountain
Visions Residential is a private pay program and full payment is required from the family. Our team will assist with insurance benefit verification & utilization review.
Teen outpatient treatment is worth the cost to save a troubled child. Value cannot be placed on a life. Please click below to schedule your consultation or call us at 866-889-3665.