Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers

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33335 Mulholland Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265
8668893665 Visit Website
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  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted
Treatment Insights

Adolescents face different challenges than adults during substance abuse treatment and must be approached differently as a result. Unique developmental issues and environmental considerations (such as peer pressure) must be taken into consideration, which is why Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers offers a comprehensive, clinically-based treatment program designed exclusively for adolescents and their families. In addition to alcohol and drug abuse, the facility offers treatment for co-occurring mental health issues and eating disorders.

Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers Reviews and Ratings Details

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I can not say enough good things about Visions. My son was there this last spring and the transformation he underwent while there was remarkable. I had looked at other places to place him but it was c...


My teenage daughter was suffering from depression and anxiety and went through the Visions in patient and out patient programs. We found the team at visions to be very caring and responsive throughout...


If your child is at a dangerous point and you are looking for a facility that will care enough to make sure he or she is given the tools to navigate safely going forward, I URGE YOU TO LOOK ELSEWHERE....


care was good

Areas of Focus
Family Program

Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.

Client & Family Support Groups

Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.

Key Staff Members
  • Photo of Fiona A. Ray, MA, LMFT
    Fiona A. Ray, MA, LMFT - Director of Outpatient and Aftercare Services

    Fiona Ray, licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, holds an MA in Clinical Psychology and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Behavior. She provides support in day-to-day operations and administration in an effort to maintain an environment conducive to learning and the recovery process. She also acts as liaison between the educational institutions and Visions Day School ensuring students are maximizing both potential and productivity. Fiona facilitates group process as well as provides one-on-one counseling and family therapy, identifying systemic issues, determining substance-abuse patterns, educating on relapse prevention, and supporting clients in their process. Fiona has worked in the field for over 10 years and her passion lies in witnessing the growth and transformation in the lives of both adolescents as well as their families. She is currently working towards her Doctorate Degree in Psychology. Her commitment and quality of work is unparalleled. Fiona is an active member of the Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment, the American Counseling Association and the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists.

  • Photo of Jesse Engdahl, MA, RRW
    Jesse Engdahl, MA, RRW - Education Coordinator/ LAUNCH Program

    Jesse is an experienced counselor of teens, young adults and families, having served as a counselor and Educational Supervisor for adolescent and young adult outpatient and sober-living populations. Jesse has been a teacher and counselor in the Humanities and Human Development for over 20 years; he’s been trained in peer mediation, conflict resolution and council training by the Crossroads School in Santa Monica. He received his BA in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara, his Masters Degree in Critical Studies from the California Institute of the Arts, his Chemical Dependency Counseling training from UCLA, and his Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. Jesse is a Registered Recovery Worker and MFT trainee. His articles on “Adolescent Conflicts in Cinema” were published in Film Quarterly and the South Atlantic Quarterly magazines.