New Perspectives
New Prespectives

Jul 15, 2010, 12:29

Del Mar, California
Betina Scott
Director of Admissions

Casa Palmera is an inpatient/outpatient treatment center for adolescents and adults that focuses on four areas of care that include chemical dependency that includes drug addiction and alcoholism, eating disorders: anorexia, bulimia and binge eating and, trauma treatment (PTSD) and pain management.

Dr. Shannon Chavez is the Medical Director at Casa Palmera, Dr. Joseph Shurma is the Chairman of the Pain Management Services and Maryann Rosenthal if the Director of Clinical Services. Casa Palmera is licensed by the Department of Health Services, State of California and accredited by the Joint Commission.

Casa Palmera offers its clients an individualized treatment plan that includes a wide variety of treatment options that includes both individual and group therapies and family therapies, cognitive behavioral therapy, Interpersonal/group therapies, nutritional counseling, physical therapy and exercise programs that include yoga, ropes course, nature walks and climbing wall; holistic alternatives that include: acupuncture, herbal and homeopathic medicines in addition to traditional 12 step approaches, art therapies and beach therapy and massage.

Situated on nearly 37,000 sq. feet, Casa Palmera has a fully equipped gym facility, organic garden, lounge area with television, massage salon, yoga garden and koi pond.

[This information came from the Casa Palmera website.]

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