Overview of Breathe Life Healing Center
Breathe Life Healing Center provides treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, eating disorders, complex trauma, and other behavioral disorders. The center is located at four different campuses, each offering a wide range of treatment programs. The center uses powerful trauma-informed collaborations with treatment approaches to offer healing and recovery to patients. Evidence-based therapies are used as part of treatment which also includes participation in 12-Step Meetings. The mission at Breathe Life Center is to provide a safe and secure environment where patients can confront their addiction and rebuild their lives and family relations. It accepts various insurance plans so clients can exclusively focus on the process of healing instead of worrying about the financial aspect of treatment. The center offers different levels of care to patients depending on their situation. Primary treatment is offered to clients struggling with primary addiction whereas extended treatment is offered to those who have completed primary treatment or have relapsed in recovery. The center has a multitude of treatment programs including residential and outpatient programs for alcohol, drugs, detox, eating disorders, dual-diagnosis disorders, and other psychiatric issues. It also has specialized treatment programs like the Family Therapy, Aftercare Program, and LGBTQI programs.
Housing and Food
The Breathe Life Healing Center is located on 22 acres of beautiful land in the heart of Laurel Canyon. The facility is built as three residential homes surrounded by beautiful views and scenery. The lodging areas are built luxuriously and offer amazing opportunities for recreational activities. Residents stay in private or semi-private rooms that resemble a five-star hotel’s rooms. Each room is furnished with comfortable twin-sized beds, reading lamps, and storage areas below the bed. The walls are painted in vibrant colors and ceilings have spotlights in them. Each room has an attached bathroom that is luxuriously equipped. Some bathrooms have showers whereas others have bathtubs. There is an indoor gym for residents equipped with state-of-the-art machines, treadmills, ellipticals, and other gear. The outdoor area offers breathtaking views and spaces for relaxation. There is an artificial lake, waterfall, swimming pool, and gorgeous pathways where residents can take a walk and feel the power of nature. There are in-house chefs at the facility who prepare delicious and tasty cuisines for the residents. Meals are served in the dining hall three times a day. Special effort is made to ensure that meals are nutritious and healthy to cater to the eating disorders program as well.
Treatment Options at Breathe Life Healing Center
The different treatment options available at Breathe Life Healing Center are:
- Residential Treatment
- Extended Addiction Treatment
- Outpatient Addiction Rehab
- Alcohol Rehab
- Dual Diagnosis Treatment
- Trauma Treatment
- Complex Trauma
- Family Therapy Programs
- Eating Disorder Treatment
The following substances’ abuse is treated at Breathe Life:
- Prescription Drugs
Therapies at Breathe Life Healing Center
Breathe Life Healing Center offers the following therapies to its clients:
- Individual Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- 12-Step Meetings
- Relapse Prevention
Breathe Life Healing Center’s mission is to provide quality treatment for a wide range of issues from addiction to behavioral health disorders while still making it as affordable as possible for clients. For this reason, the center works with many insurance companies and accepts their plans for treatment costs. The admissions staff assists clients and makes the process of finding the best insurance coverage as seamless as possible. Breathe Life Center accepts various companies’ insurance plans some of which are listed below:
- BlueCross BlueShield Association
- UnitedHealth Group
- Health Net – A Better Decision
- COVENTRY Health Care
Licenses and Accreditations of Breathe Life Healing Center
Breathe Life has the following accreditations and licenses:
- Accredited by the Joint Commission
- Licensed by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
- Member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
Breathe Life Healing Center Advantages
Breathe Life Healing Center offers premier treatment services to adults suffering from issues of alcoholism, drug addiction, co-occurring disorders, and other mental health issues. One of the distinguishing programs at Breathe Life is their Eating Disorder program that tackles a number of eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating, food addiction, body dysmorphia, orthorexia, and laxative abuse. The philosophy at Breathe Life Center is that individuals facing addiction should not face it alone. Therefore, they provide help, care, and support to such individuals through their team of highly trained professionals and help them start their journey to recovery. The center also offers an Enhanced Sober Living Program which is designed to help those patients who have completed their residential treatment. This program helps them get back on their feet, join everyday life and successfully transition back into society.
Staff at Breathe Life Healing Center
President and Founder
Brad founded Breathe Life Healing Center after his own experience and recovery from drugs, alcohol, nicotine, and bulimia. He thrived back from hopelessness and brokenness and consequently joined the rehab industry to offer his help and support to as many people as he can. He has served on the Board of the Association of Intervention Specialists. In 2012, he realized his dream of opening a premier drug rehab center in the form of Breathe Life Healing Center.
Executive Clinical Director
Kathleen received her BA in Sociology and Philosophy from the University of Texas, Austin. She then received her MA in Counseling from St. Edward’s University. She is a licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Credentialed Counselor. She is also a Certified Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher and certified by Mehtab Benton in Gong Yoga Therapy.
Dr. Kiriakos has a BA in Psychology from University of California, Los Angeles and a Doctor of Medicine from the Pennsylvania State College of Medicine. She is a board-certified psychiatrist and joined Breathe Life in 2014. Her areas of expertise include consultation and treatment of clients suffering from co-occurring disorders especially food and weight issues.