Above All Recovery Center

4.6 (12 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
3550 Powerline Rd
Oakland Park, FL 33309
8668876423 Visit Website

Paying for Treatment

  • Insurance is Accepted
  • Financing is Available
  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted

Treatment Insights

AARC is a care based treatment program that focuses on primary substance abuse disorder as well as co-occurring disorders. We step away from the typical business based model that has plagued the industry.We do this through our three phase program Recover,Rebuild,and Rise. With a heavy focus on life event trauma we seek out the root cause of addiction and help to teach, as well as implement healthy coping skills and interpersonal development. AARC also offers a unique approach through the recovery workshop, a place where clients can express themselves in a safe way through various types of art therapy. The recovery workshop also offers a DIY home maintenance program to help provide a set of basic skills necessary to re-enter the workforce. Another aspect of what we offer is the "Through the Archway" program. It is a spiritual based inpatient program that is led by its founder and creator Peter Marinelli. Peter has been a huge impact on 12 step communities and helps his clients to thrive in a "life on life's terms" environment. Over all, Above All Recovery Center is a place where those suffering from addiction can come to re-create their lives.

Above All Recovery Center 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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Stanley

As staff member, all clients are treated with respect and dignity. They are given top notch care from qualified staff members. The principle, strategies and coping skills presented offer a solution ov...

Richard

This is a great facility to get help with your addiction. The counselors are very professional and really care about you getting the help you need and recover. Very professional, courteous, caring and...

KRISTIN

AARC is a fantastic treatment facility and has the most qualified, dedicated team of staff members. dedicated, knowledgeable staff, able to meet clients where they are at, great 12 step programming, i...

Anonymous

Our treatment was excellent and the information and tools that my brother learned at AARC he is still using to this day. They helped him and our family through the process. The staff is the strongest ...

Patricia

From what I have witnessed it is one of the best. They are very professional, respectful, courteous and when needed stern. It's a program that works. The staff.

Scott

Great caring staff. Individualized treatment. Individualized treatment. Not always organized.

Krista

The treatment team is compassionate and clinically excellent for those who are interested in recovery and excellent therapy. The therapists are amazing. The treatment center is nicely laid out and cle...

Laura

Above All Recovery Center is hands down one of the best treatment facilities that I have had the privilege of working at. From the owners, to the clinicians, to the practitioners, the techs and all of...

Barbara

excellent. extremely regimented.

Joseph

This program is directed and operated by people in long term recovery. individual counseling, Family program, and recovery workshop.

Jason

Clients enjoy the therapy and therapists at this facility. The therapists don't just tell you what you want to hear, they help you with your problems and teach you a better way of living.

Charles

great. Everythimg.


Areas of Focus
Family Program

Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it's important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.

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.

Aftercare Support

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.

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.

Alumni Testimonials
  • I want to express my gratitude for all of the kindness you expressed for the relationship I am now able to rebuild. For the help you contributed and the hopes you gave me and continue to give me. I am now able to accept my past and understand it all happened. You have done so much for me. Thank you for your generosity and all of the tools I now have at my disposal to combat addiction.
    Julie N.
  • Just wanted to say thank you for the support that you gave me on my first journey to become a sober person. I am grateful that I got a chance to be a part of the above all family. I feel so honored to have started my sober life at above all recovery program. It saved me with gods grace and mercy
    Pat M.
  • The care I was given during my stay here at above all was absolutely exceptional! You made me feel at home and comfortable enough to get it all out on the table and finally deal with the demons that had been holding me back so long.
    Amy B.
  • Above All is the best life class I have ever taken. I wish this was part of my teachings as a young man. Thank you for being part of the fellowship.
    Jeff D.
Key Staff Members
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    Dr. Krista Bloom, L.C.S.W, PhD - Clinical Director

    Dr. Bloom is kind and compassionate but firm; providing supervision, guidance, training, intervention, and meaningful therapeutic services. She is also an author and co-author of several books, and has spoken internationally on topics of substance abuse, trauma, sexuality, and relationships. Dr. Bloom has a passion for assisting clients and staff to reach their maximum potential through her solution-focused leadership style and service-oriented approach. Dr. Bloom has a collaborative style of developing and working with teams of professionals with a philosophy of providing client-centered, effective and evidence-based practices. Dr. Bloom is kind and compassionate but firm; providing supervision, guidance, training, intervention, and meaningful therapeutic services. She is also an author and co-author of several books, and has spoken internationally on topics of substance abuse, trauma, sexuality, and relationships. She has participated in specialized training in the areas of substance abuse, trauma, clinical sexology, and relationship coaching. Dr. Bloom has a Ph.D. in Clinical Sexology, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. She is a Board Qualified Clinical Supervisor for Registered Clinical Social Work and Mental Health Counseling Interns. She has served as a Clinical Director and also as a Licensed Therapist for over 15 years and is very involved with client care, including interdisciplinary staffing and facilitating groups as needed.

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    Dr. William Krieger, PhD, LCSW,MCAP,CHT,ACSW - Primary Therapist

    Dr. Krieger brings evidence-based practices such as Rational-Emotive-Behavioral-Therapy and Trauma Incident Reduction to life at our treatment center, inspiring clients to consider new possibilities of success for their present and their future. Dr. Krieger is a Board Certified Clinical Sexologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a peer accepted member of The Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW), a Board Approved Clinical Hypnotherapist (CHt), a Master Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP), and a Board Qualified Supervisor. His wide-ranging interests have led to studies in Clinical Social Work, Hypnotherapy, Trauma, Clinical Sexology, Art History, Computer Science, Marketing, Advertising, and the Liberal Arts in New York, Florida, and Switzerland. A graduate of Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Services. Dr. Krieger was awarded Fordham’s Rev. J. McCarthy Award for Outstanding Academic and Field Achievement and has trained clinically at The American Academy of Clinical Sexologists, The Manhattan Psychiatric Center, The Albert Ellis Institute in Manhattan, The Wellness Institute, and Miami’s Trauma Resolution Center. Dr. Krieger brings evidence-based practices such as Rational-Emotive-Behavioral-Therapy and Trauma Incident Reduction to life at our treatment center, inspiring clients to consider new possibilities of success for their present and their future.

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    Laurie Kupersmith, ARNP,MSN,FNP-BC,CARN-AP - Nurse Practitioner

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    Nicholas Elser - Director Of Business Development