Laura is one of the most highly regarded people in the field, and has assisted thousands of people to find treatment. She believes that everyone deserves treatment with grace and dignity. Laura received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Utah. She has been in the field of addiction for 20+ years, and has participated in the opening of some of the most highly regarded treatment programs around the country. Laura has been in marketing and admissions her entire career, and is unbelievably passionate about finding people help. Laura’s motto remains, “if you call me for help, you will not get off the phone with the same problem.
Paying for Treatment
- Insurance is Accepted
- Financing is Available
- Medicare is not Accepted
- Medicaid is not Accepted
Ascend Recovery offers a three-step treatment program for those facing substance abuse issues and underlying mental health concerns. Step one is residential care, step two is transitional care and step three is maintenance care. Individualized treatment at Ascend Recovery includes assessments, group and individual therapy, 12-step groups, experiential therapies, and psychiatric and medical interventions.
Ascend Recovery 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
Ascend Recovey has a huge conflict of interest when it come ownership and therapy. When the owner can determine how long you stay he is basically determining how large his check is. This is not a plac...
It\'s been about a year since I stayed at Ascend\'s lakehouse for two months, which is their principle location. When I realized I was definitely going to rehab the first thing I did was look up revie...
Good treatment facility
The staff, the holistic approach, the aftercare, family involvement, three stage program Some of the rules seem a little harsh, but I trust the people running Ascend to know why they are needed Proce...
...They are the very least understanding and compassionate employees. Do not choose this place. I went to 4 inpatient facilities and this was the only one that sent me home worse than when I arrived.
Don\'t listen to the few bad reviews. The majority of the reviews are 5 stars on every review site I\'ve seen, and they are correct. This treatment center saved my life. I went there when I was 19. Af...
This place is great and they really care!
One of the staff members was hands down the kindest, most wonderful individual ever. The entire Ascend staff, including administration, techs, and therapists were the most competent I have ever come a...
Going to Ascend was the best decision I ever made in regards to saving my life and learning to live again. The entire staff is attentive, caring, and goes out of their way to make sure you are comfo...
I attended Ascend Recovery after a relapse that nearly destroyed my life. The staff were amazing, and they helped me with the underlying issues that lead to addiction. I was treated with respect and w...
My husband went through Ascend a few years ago and is still sober thanks to the help of Ascend. The family programs were amazing, providing great education as well as opportunities for change as a cou...
Ascend Recovery gave me hope at a time I thought I was a lost cause for change. I have always been scared to get help because I would think that I couldn\'t be helped. Ascend proved me wrong. The staf...
FOR THE PEOPLE COMPLAINING ABOUT THE THE KITCHEN BEING DIRTY THE CLEANING IS LEFT TO THE CLIENTS AND EVERYBODY HAS CHOIRS SO IF THE KITCHEN WAS DIRTY IT WAS BECAUSE OF THE PEOPLE AND YOURSELF YOU WERE...
The owner is a huge creep. Felt very uncomfortable around him... The facility is unsanitary especially the kitchen. The staff is very unprofessional. The house manager of the transitional living is on...
I attended Ascend Recovery a few years back. I was lied to before I came in and during my stay. The main focus for my recovery was to get 90 days worth of fees paid. As soon as paid for that last mont...
It's been years and years now since I went to Ascend Recovery... I have had more than a few years now to put together my thoughts.. and generally speaking about Ascend I don't believe it's something t...
Clean and affordable facility with excellent family involvement.
If you are an adult who struggles with simple day to day tasks or is struggling with being low emotionally, or struggling with confidence I do not recommenced Ascend. If you are looking for a longer ...
The caliber of care provided and the ability of the treatment team to individualize the care for each client is unmatched. The feeling that they truly care is what made the experience one that changed...
Laura McBride - Admissions and Marketing Director
Karin Hunt, LCSW - Clinical Director
Karin received a masters in Social Work from the University of Utah. She has spent her career working with a variety of clients gaining expertise in addictive behaviors, anxiety, depression, marriage issues and sexual issues. She worked as the Executive Director for a private practice office and has a passion for the work. Karin uses an empathic approach in her work with people. She has a genuine love for people that enhances her ability to work with difficult situations. She is forthright and direct in her style and seeks to continually learn new and better practice methods. She is a native to Utah and enjoys spending time with her husband and four sons, being outdoors and experimenting in the kitchen.
This Center is Known For...
- At Ascend the difference is the people
- No Detox Services
- Yes Behavioral Disorder Treatment
- Yes Dual-Diagnosis Treatment
- Yes Outpatient Services
- Yes Sober Living Home
- No Day School
- No Private Rooms
- No Pet Friendly
- No Exceptionally LGBT Friendly
- No Men Only
- No Women Only
About the AAC Helpline
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