Beit T'Shuvah

3.9 (18 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
8831 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90034
3102045200 Visit Website
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Treatment Insights

Beit T'Shuvah is a residential rehabilitation center for chemically dependent men and women seeking holistic substance abuse treatment. With an emphasis on spirituality as a means of overcoming addiction, Beit T'Shuvah utilizes a multifaceted faith-based approach to recovery. Principles of the Jewish faith are incorporated with evidence-based and holistic practices such as theater arts, band, and choir, producing a unique approach to lasting sobriety.

Beit T'Shuvah 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.

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Beit T Shuvah gave me a second chance at life and I recommend them to anyone with a billon stars! I had a wonderful treatment team that was saving my life and teaching me all different kinds of tools ...


Beit T’Shuvah in a nut shell..... There are many people there that do care and genuinely want to help as many people as they can. Then there are people who just get buy.The worst ones of all are the...


Money hungry with bad intentions


Most wonderful facility I have ever encountered. Amazing people who truly care!


It is a lifetime commitment. Once you stop working the program, you easily go back to your demons. Spiritual.


Why do they have such a high turnover rate of everyone below the "RABBI" and his wife???? They appeal to the jewish community but fire all the people below them as soon as possible. I think its a sham...


I really wanted to give this place five stars but it is impossible given the CRAZINESS of the Rabbi. My stay was a few years back and hopefully the place has changed as it has potential but with Rabbi...


They treat the whole person with individualized plans. Various levels of treatment. Long term care. They help the residents find their passions, so they can find jobs. They offer spiritual counseling,...


strength: jewish heritage weakness:cost


The facility took my son in right away and lead us to meeting staff members and did help my son see what is life would be like if he didn't try and help himself Not allowing family to be a bigger part...


strengths:community arbitrary, unpredictable non-transparent (crazy-making) decision-making big facility lots of folks, good spiritual program, community support---unfortunately chaos reigns; if you c...


My daughter has been a resident at Beit T\'Shuva for the past three months. She went there after spending a short time in jail and so she started their program with a functioning brain. BTS is a carin...


They treat the whole person with individualized plans. Various levels of treatment. Long term care. They help the residents find their passions, so they can find jobs. They offer spiritual counseling,...


The family atmosphere - the counselors are always available to talk. I was a Ct and became a counselor there the dysfunctional family atmosphere - sometimes the owners had their favorites and then the...


I would recommend this facility.


Great facility.


The non-punitive flexible and individual needs approach makes this place unusual, interesting, and effective.


It is the only long term treatment facility that gets to the core of the individual person and work on the issues at hand.

Areas of Focus
Residential Treatment

Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.


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.

Key Staff Members
  • Photo of Harriet Rossetto
    Harriet Rossetto - Founder and Executive Vice President

    Harriet Rossetto is a rebel spirit. A self-professed misfit, who felt she was operating her life on the fringe, it is there that she found her fierce calling: helping broken souls and changing a broken system. Harriet was blessed with a missionary spirit and a skeptical mind, which were often at war with one another. Harriet's belief that addiction is a malady of the soul that requires spiritual healing inspired her to create a community that for 25 years has supported the process of recovery. She has become something of a Relationship Guru, nurturing budding and fragile families. For Harriet, the greatest reward is witnessing and participating in the miracle of transformation. Her living message is that everyone is capable of redemption, which is why she empowers the residents of Beit T'Shuvah with employment, hiring 90% of her staff from within. Today they are the lifeblood of the organization.

  • Photo of Rabbi Mark Borovitz
    Rabbi Mark Borovitz - CEO, Head Rabbi

    Officially ordained ten years ago at the University of Judaism with a Master's in Rabbinic Literature, Rabbi Mark Borovitz combined his knowledge of Torah and street smarts to shape his calling: helping recovering addicts find their way in the world. Spiritual Leader, Head Rabbi, COO, and overall anomaly, he is able to reach both the addict and the congregant, and de-stigmatize this life threatening disease. Rabbi Mark's leadership is unparalleled. Community members, addicts, educators, dignitaries, and executives all seek his wisdom; a blend of acute savvy and rabbinic teachings. When working with residents, he is living proof that change is possible; when speaking to the congregant, he stands for hope that every man has a higher purpose.