David brings years of experience working with individuals and families struggling with complex psychological and behavioral healthcare difficulties with an emphasis on addiction. In addition to providing family programming, Mr. DeQua provides training for all staff at The Discovery House to ensure services are delivered in a professional manner for each client and, he trains other treatment professionals to deepen their understanding and skills. He demonstrates an ongoing passion for the field of Addiction having taught and lectures about family disorders and treatment in Southern California.
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Paying for Treatment
- Insurance is Accepted
- Financing is Available
- Medicare is not Accepted
- Medicaid is not Accepted
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
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Reviews at a Glance
- 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.
David Dequa, MA, CSC, RAS-MCA - Program Director
Tom Whiting - Co- Founder & Executive Director
Tom Whiting has been involved in the addiction recovery field for over 25 years. From working on his own recovery to owning a sober living home and being the chair of the San Fernando Valley Sober Living Coalition; Tom has been relentless in his pursuit to improve the lives of those struggling from the disease of drug and alcohol addiction. Due to his successful career in home construction and his keen insight into the shortcomings of other treatment programs, Tom has been able to build The Discovery House from the ground up to meet all the needs of addiction treatment. As Executive Director, he works tirelessly to ensure that The Discovery House maintains the highest level of care at a price people can afford.