R. Keerthy Sunder is an experienced clinician, researcher, administrator, teacher, lecturer, and writer for peer-reviewed journals and professional book chapters having earned Diplomates from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, and the American Board of Addiction Medicine in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in London.
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- Medicaid is not Accepted
Brisas Recovery and Wellness Center of La Jolla is an intensive outpatient program for chemically-dependent individuals struggling with addiction. Services provided include substance abuse education, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), mindfulness training, stress management, communication skills training, family education and support. toxicological monitoring, psychiatric and physician services, community resource facilitation, and more. Clients receive nine hours of weekly group therapy, as well as one hour of weekly individual counseling to help them achieve lifelong sobriety.
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- Holistic Therapies
Additional adjunctive services are also offered, such as acupuncture, massage therapy, yoga, health and nutrition education, biofeedback, and expressive arts therapies.
- Individual Counseling
IOP participants receive one weekly, private individual therapy session for a total of 10 hours of substance abuse treatment weekly.
R. Keerthy Sunder, MD - Medical Director, Board certified in Addiction Medicine
J. C. Prager, PhD, ATR - Chief Operating Officer
J. C. Prager received her M.A. in Art Therapy from California State University, Los Angeles in 1999 and is a Registered Art Therapist. In 2003, Prager received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles. Dr. Prager's clinical work has included experience with diverse populations ranging from individuals, families, children, and couples, with extensive experience in the area of juvenile sex offenders and at-risk youth.
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For those seeking addiction treatment for themselves or a loved one, the Recovery.org helpline is a private and convenient solution.
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