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Lindner Center of HOPE, Mason, Ohio

Last Updated: May 9, 2022

Authored by Dr. Ahmed Zayed

Reviewed by Michael Espelin APRN

Lindner Center of HOPE Overview

Lindner Center of HOPE, located in the city of Mason, Ohio in the southwestern Warren County, is a comprehensive mental health treatment center for persons suffering from a vast array of mental illnesses such as addictive, mood, and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. The center provides scientifically-advanced, patient-centered care for children between the ages of 2-10, adolescents between the ages of 11-17, and adults 18 and older. The center, which is also a member of the National Network of Depression Centers, offers assistance to persons dealing with chemical dependency issues and has done so since its beginnings in 2006. The facility utilizes evidence-based, rigorous, and most current treatment methods. Additionally, the center boasts of having the most diverse and largest group mental health professionals in the Midwest who work collaboratively to create customized treatment plans for each patient. The treatment team consists of professionals from a variety of disciplines ranging from psychologists, dieticians, recreational/occupational therapists, social workers, and nurses. In addition to this, the center also provides residential detox services, partial hospitalization for adolescents, outpatient services for all ages, and a short-term residential program for adolescents and adults. For adults, adolescents, and seniors in need of the highest form of care, the facility offers a 16-room units acute inpatient care program

Accommodation & Food

The center is located just northeast of downtown Cincinnati and is situated on a 36-acre property. The facility has 64 private rooms which are all split into four wings. Each bedroom is furnished with bathrooms and quality bedding. The 16-room Sibcy House for adults, one of the four wings, provides residential treatment services for persons dealing with a history of treatment attempts and multiple diagnoses. The William House for adolescents offers a similar residential structure. The facility is completely smoke-free, furnished with comfortable furniture, and has several walking paths.
The facility is equipped with common areas, an exercise facility, library, and a dining hall which all clients have access to. Snacks are available at the facility and clients can select meals from a provided menu. Staff dieticians are also available on-site.

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Treatment & Therapy

The center offers some treatment and therapy services depending on the unique needs of the client. Some of these are:

  • Acute inpatient care
  • Residential detoxification
  • Residential treatment
  • Outpatient program
  • Partial Hospitalization Program
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Residential Program

The residential treatment program involves 24/7 assessment and comprehensive treatment. The length of the assessment period may vary depending on if the patient is an adolescent or adult and the program also offers evidence-based, individualized treatment plan suited to fit the needs of each patient. These may include Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and skills building.

Residential Detox Program

The residential detox program lasts for 10 days and is designed for persons 18 and older dealing with primary substance use disorder. Persons in this program usually evaluation and stabilization services in addition to frequent sessions with different health care professionals like therapists, social workers, and psychiatrists.

Partial Hospitalization Program

The Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) has separate treatment tracks for adolescents and adults and includes intensive treatment offered in a safe, therapeutic setting without full hospitalization. This PHP can also act as a step-down program from intensive hospitalization.

Outpatient Program

The center offers outpatient services to a wide range of individuals—children, adults, adolescents, and seniors. The program incorporates proven treatment techniques and designs individualized treatment plans for each patient.
The following are a list of addictions treated at the facility:

  • Mood disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Depression
  • Co-occurring psychiatric disorder

Therapy Options

The facility offers various options of therapy which include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Individual sessions
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)


Lindner Center of Hope offers different programs that are valued differently, but it approximately costs $67,500 – $76,500 for a 30-day treatment at the facility. Prices stated are subject to change as it is greatly dependent on the kind of treatment and level of care a client requires. Not all programs qualify for insurance payment, but clients are advised to contact the facility for more information on payment, verification, admission, and more.


The facility (Lindner Center) is accredited by the Joint Commission.

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Lindner Center of Hope Advantages

The treatment center is very dedicated to providing support to clients and puts a high emphasis on psychiatric and individual treatment. Although the price for treatment is on the high side, the facility offers luxury treatment complete with Electroconvulsive Therapy, which is not often offered similar rehabilitation facilities.
Not all treatments offered at the facility is covered by health insurance as some of the treatments are not regular programs offered by other centers, but all-in-all Lindner Center of Hope promises to still get the job done. Medical detoxification is not offered, but clients registered in the program can participate in group therapy and meetings. Although 12-step meetings and treatment methods are not offered at the facility, programs offered promise to acknowledge most issues in a methodical evidence-based pattern.
In totality, the facility offers very comprehensive programs which have very high medical emphasis. Clients seeking a facility with high emphasis on 12-step treatment programs and methods, might not find this facility to be a good option.


Jason Bast
Family Therapist / Group Therapist

Jason has over 20 years of experience working in the behavioral healthcare setting. He specializes in treating the patients as well as their families and helping improve communication. He is very skilled and can function properly in any group setting, helping adolescents and their parents discover a common ground. He managed local homeless shelters prior to working with the facility and is passionate about helping individuals get back into the workforce.

Charles Brady
Clinical Director of Outpatient Services

Charles holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame in Psychology and English and a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina majoring in Clinical-Community Psychology. He completed a fellowship in psychology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Psychiatry department).

Nicole Bosse
Staff Psychologist

Nicole holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati in Psychology and a Master’s degree from the University of Dayton majoring in Clinical Psychology as well. She obtained her Doctorate of Psychology degree from Xavier University majoring in Clinical Psychology. She completed a fellowship at the facility and an internship at Wright State School of Professional Psychology.

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Published on: November 29th, 2018

Updated on: May 9th, 2022

About Author

Dr. Ahmed Zayed

Dr. Ahmed Zayed has degrees in Medicine and Surgery and is a graduate of The University of Alexandria. Dr. Ahmed Zayed has a passion for writing medical and healthcare articles and focuses on providing engaging and trustworthy information to readers.

Medically Reviewed by

Michael Espelin APRN

8 years of nursing experience in wide variety of behavioral and addition settings that include adult inpatient and outpatient mental health services with substance use disorders, and geriatric long-term care and hospice care.  He has a particular interest in psychopharmacology, nutritional psychiatry, and alternative treatment options involving particular vitamins, dietary supplements, and administering auricular acupuncture.

  • Victoria Sakos
    Competent, compassionate care 24/7. I feel blessed to have had the good fortune to be a patient at Lindner Center of Hope. An incredible staff that values your concerns. I will never go to another facility even though I live an hour away xoxo

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