Malibu Beach Recovery Centers

Ratings & Reviews
Recovery.org Reviews
  • Overall: 4.9
  • Accommodations: 4.9
  • Meals: 4.9
  • Effectiveness: 4.8
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Contact Information
23823 Malibu Road #50-386
Malibu, CA 90265
8887297066
  • $ Paying for Treatment
    • Insurance is Accepted
    • Financing is Available
    • Medicare is not Accepted
    • Medicaid is not Accepted

Treatment Insights

At Malibu Beach Recovery Centers, each client benefits from a highly personalized recovery plan developed by our expert, multidisciplinary team of medical professionals. Our integrative approach combines evidence-based addiction treatment with complementary holistic therapies designed to heal mind, body, and spirit and encourage an overall healthy lifestyle, free of the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Malibu Beach Recovery Centers Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance

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Bs

Please do not go here. They will tell you your stay is covered by insurance and then slam you a year later for $5,000 of bills! This place will not help you move forward!

EAD

Strengths: gender-responsive treatment, full continuum of care from detox to sober living. Weaknesses: out of network with insurance takes insurance, very high staff to patient ration, medical care an...

Dawn

Staff ratio is excellent, provide diverse recovery meeting exposure 12 step, smart recovery and church if and depending on the client's needs and desires. The program is setup in a manner that allows...

Cindy

Compassion, guidance, support, empathy, appreciation, recognition, structure, security, and sympathy were all strengths. Consistency was an issue. This facility Counselors and therapist goals are to ...

L S

Dedicated, smart leadership but very remote. The Whole person care offered is ideal.

Alison

Trauma Focused treatment was a strength. Along with Gender Specific (all women's treatment facility) Holistice/Integrative Treatment Highly Trained and Experienced Therapist and Staff High ratio b...

T V

Staff is Highly educated in the areas to provide proper service to clients. In marketing is their weakness. MBRC really feels the need to help others through a very difficult time in their lives.

E L

Staff compassionate understanding being educated with highest professional ethics. The kind and caring staff provided a safe and therapeutic environment that included and welcomed family. So everyone ...

David

Holistic, flexible program, administered by caring, dedicated staff. Chefs provide a diet (Malibu Beach Recovery Diet) that reduces cravings and regulates dopamine. Yoga up to 3 times a day, mindfulne...

Kim

EXCELLENT MANAGEMENT TEAM. A FEW EMPLOYEES WITH ENTITLEMENT ISSUES WHO THINK THEY OWN THE COMPANY. Top notch one on one treatment, availability 24/7 for clients, and all staff are involved. Stress fre...

B F

Great therapists. This is a loving environment that provides the best substance abuse treatment possible. It's not a one size fits all. we provide different therapies depending on client's needs.

AD

Strengths: Holistic and scientifically-based treatment modalities, great location and amenities, experienced staff. Weaknesses: out of network provider. Malibu Beach Recovery Centers offers a wide var...


Areas of Focus
12-Step

The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.

Detox

Though not all rehab facilities offer “medical detoxification,” all people with an addiction to drugs or alcohol will experience intense physical and emotional changes and discomfort as their bodies react to withdrawal of the addictive substance. Many people use the term “detox” to refer to the period of time (ranging from a few days to a week) when the body is reacting to an addict’s decision to stop using.

Trauma Work

This includes mindfulness training, somatic therapy, and movement therapy. These treatments are helpful for mood disorders such as depression and anxiety; and is especially helpful for those with PTSD.

Creative Arts Therapy

Writing, making art or engaging in theater can be deeply therapeutic for people working to recover from addiction. Many facilities offer one or several forms of creative arts therapy as a way to help patients learn to express their feelings in productive ways.

Individualized Treatment

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.

Key Staff Members
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    Jordan Aronoff - Executive Director

    Jordan Aronoff is Executive Director of Malibu Beach Recovery Centers. He is responsible for overseeing operations at MBRC’s medically supervised detox, residential and outpatient centers, as well as developing partnerships with the recovery community. Aronoff’s role includes leading quality improvement initiatives, collaborating with multidisciplinary teams and developing strategic plans to allow MBRC to continue to best serve clients in need of recovery services for drug and alcohol addiction. Prior to joining Malibu Beach Recovery Centers, Aronoff was chief operating officer and program director at an addiction treatment center in Los Angeles. With over eight years of leadership experience, he was instrumental in expanding the levels of care available to clients, building the center from sober living-only to one offering a full continuum of residential and outpatient care. Aronoff graduated with honors from University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences. Before entering the addiction treatment field, he worked as a consultant in the entertainment industry.

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    David Baron, D. O., M. Ed. - Administrative Medical Director

    Dr. David Baron is currently a Professor of Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California, Director, and Global Center for Exercise, Psychiatry and Sports at USC and Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinema-Television. Dr. Baron is currently working on cutting edge research on Traumatic Brain Injuries funded by the NFL. Dr. Baron received his M.Ed. from USC, and trained in bioethics at Georgetown University and NIH. Additionally, he was the NIMH bioethics representative at NIH.