The Discovery House

4.1 (21 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
7133A Darby Ave
Reseda, CA 91335
8885459938 Visit Website
Paying for Treatment
  • Insurance is Accepted
  • Financing is Available
  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted
Treatment Insights

The Discovery House provides exceptionally compassionate care while treating the whole individual – mind, body and spirit. The Discovery house was awarded a Joint Commission accreditation – the highest accreditation a treatment home can attain – for its commitment to a high treatment standard and personalized care. The Discovery House is dedicated to saving and restoring lives and provides a continuum of care that includes sub acute detoxification, residential treatment as well as outpatient treatment. Counselors are committed to addressing the underlying causes of addiction and create treatment plans that identify individual needs, choices and concerns. The Discovery House’s client to counselor ratio of 3:1 allows its counselors to deliver the highest level of care while maintaining the dignity and respect that every individual deserves. The Discovery House offers traditional therapies, as well as an array of expressive arts and experiential activities such as music therapy, yoga, psychodrama and mindfulness groups that help individuals address and work through their core issues.

The Discovery House 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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It wasn't a bad facility. A lot of the people who run the groups don't have the experience to be doing that. They were not prepared and it was so boring! At times I didnt feel safe and wanted to go ho...


This is the worst program i ever seen in my entire life they kick you out of group when you try to process something thet tell you your going to fail the consolers dont listen to you they try to foght...


ABSOLUELY STAY AWAY FROM THIS HORRIBLE FACILITY. I was there a few weeks ago. After a couple of days, I had a problem which caused me to have to go to the hospital. It turned out it was simply a probl...


THIS WAS THE WORST EXPERIENCE EVER. I was there for about a month, which was one of the longest months of my life. I am from Tennesse, so it's just not possible for me to just go home if things go wro...


My son Paul was recently release from Discovery House 1/20018. He has been to numerous rehab.. He had a fantastic councillor. No one has ever been able to help him with his issues but her. She us an i...


My husband was at this facility for 3 months about 2 years ago. He ended up meeting a woman there and ended up cheating on me. This place almost broke up my marriage. For women out there who has their...


As I read the comments here, there are some I agree with, but Not the majority. While upper management may come off as " choosing favorites ". It is not my concern nor should it be yours. Look at the ...


I am ex employee at TDH, this placed is great to learn on how to approached to clients, they give you the right tools to be better staff or counselor, and to have better knowledge about addiction thi...


During my time at TDH, I was able to remember who I really am and not the person I was becoming. I felt as though the groups were effective and informative. 85% of the staff were just awesome, and it...


TDH doesn\'t make their clients fit into their programs, rather they actually mold their program to each client they have. They personalize and tailor an addiction treatment program to the specific ne...


Great resources but Kinda far. It's great


great people, great place


Friendly and Safe but Boring. Awesome


Strengths: Affordable local easy to get into not a very long waiting list. Weaknesses: dirty not kept clean not very nice counselors too many rules no exercise or yoga program no activities I think th...


Everything about the facility right from intake was dishonest and predatory on me and my family.


It really helped my brother and he has been doing great since he got out. Staff support and one-on-one time were strengths of the facility.


Strengths: The Discovery House provides exceptionally compassionate care while treating the whole individual – mind, body and spirit. Counselors are committed to addressing the underlying causes o...


Great experience. They have one counselor for every 3 clients. A lot of one on one counseling. Semi - Private rooms. However, there is varying degrees of competency with counselors.


This program was awesome. They helped equip me with the tools and prinsiples I needed to continue my recovery. This program was awesome. They helped equip me with the tools and principles I needed to ...


I believed this experience to be one of the most exciting for me. I learned many new ways to cope with stress along with addictive triggers. I am very happy with what I learned at this facility. I hon...


Management is dysfunctional, and possess zero competence in administering counseling staff, or clients needing recovery from an addiction...clients are only directed to the 12 Step-based, disease-mode...

Areas of Focus
Nutritional Therapy

At Discovery House, health and nutrition are emphasized as cornerstones in a safe and lasting recovery. In-house nutritionists work with clients to develop healthy eating habits and learn positive ways to cope with stress.

Residential Treatment

Clients receive world-class residential substance abuse treatment in a homelike setting designed for maximum comfort. Clients receive individualized attention and care as facilitated by the exceptionally high 3-to-1 counselor to client ratio.

Key Staff Members
  • Photo of Olivia Bernal, CADC-II
    Olivia Bernal, CADC-II - Clinical Director

    Olivia has been working in the chemical dependency counseling field for almost a decade. “I pursued this career to help those individuals suffering from a seemingly hopeless affliction to a new way life. I continue to have passion for this field as I can see men and women grasp their own journey in recovery and begin to reunite with their families”

  • Photo of McKay Whiting
    McKay Whiting - Co- Founder & Program Administrator

    McKay Whiting oversees the Admissions and Intake Department, processing all admission calls and providing necessary information pertaining to services, program and treatment. McKay brings years of experience both personal and professional working in addiction and recovery. She has tremendous passion and enthusiasm for facilitating clients and their families in making the life-altering changes necessary to begin the process of recovery. Often times the first point of contact at The Discovery House, McKay is highly skilled at immediate crisis intervention and always brings compassion and understanding to individuals and family members.