New Perspectives
New Perspectives

Jun 22, 2010, 11:09

Laguna Niguel, California
Penny Carlsen, R.N.

Hope by the Sea, Inc is a residential treatment center for adults 18 and over, struggling with the addictions of drug and alcohol, offering a rehabilitation program for those seeking acute treatment, detox, residential treatment, outpatient treatment and long term care. Located just miles from the Pacific Ocean, Hope by the Sea is a dual diagnosis program, working with both the addiction and the co-occurring underlying issues.

Established in 2003 by Chad Carlsen and his father Ernest Carlsen, PhD, MD, Hope by the Sea's Clinical Director is Dr. Helene O'Mahony, PhD, Penny Carlsen, RN, is the Administrator and Cyndie Dunkerson, BAS, CMA is the Director of Operations and Intake Coordinator.

Upon intake, clients are evaluated, go through detox if necessary, and then begin the process of therapy, individual and group, in addition to 12 step meetings, an individualized exercise program and cleansing their bodies with a healthy diet and rest. Also available is Equine Psychotherapy, family therapy, Yoga, therapeutic massage and Spiritual counseling. Hope by the Sea works with clients with addictions to: alcohol, amphetamines, Barbiturates, club drugs, Prescription drugs, tobacco, and street drugs such as heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine, marijuana, hashish, LSD and other narcotics.

[This information came from the Hope by the Sea website and brochure.]

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