About Us

Frequently Asked Questions

two female and one male teen stand outside, frequently asked questionsWhat does the admissions process look like?

The admissions process for teens is simple; your adolescent is evaluated by a team of caring professionals who determine the recommended level of care that would be most beneficial for them.

How much therapy do clients have?

Each adolescent receives a minimum of 2 individualized therapy sessions, multiple group therapy sessions, and a minimum of one family therapy session each week. We also have multi-family group therapy days every other Sunday. Each adolescent also participates in experiential therapy modalities such as art and music therapy, drama therapy, surf therapy, equine therapy, and more. Every day incorporates multiple therapeutic processes.

Can families telecommute to therapy?

Absolutely! We accept clients both locally and from out-of-state. We are more than happy to accommodate out-of-town parents and families via video technology for family therapy sessions.

What substance use disorders do we treat?

We offer teen substance abuse treatment programs for a variety of substances, including:

  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
  • Nicotine
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cocaine
  • Opiates
  • Methamphetamine
  • Hallucinogens
  • Inhalants
  • Prescription Medication

What mental health disorders do we treat?

Ascend Healthcare offers teen mental health treatment programs for various mental health disorders, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Dysregulation
  • Major Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • PTSD
  • Self-Harm
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma
  • Excessive Video Game Disorder
  • And more!

Do you offer kosher food? What about other dietary restrictions?

Yes, we are able to offer kosher food and accommodate any other specific eating needs. We have a private chef and a nutritionist available to ensure all dietary needs are met.

Do you take insurance?

Our admissions team helps verify insurance. We are an out-of-network provider with most insurance companies, which means we can accept most PPO insurance plans. We’re also in-network with Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and ComPsych. To verify your specific plan’s benefits, just give us a call at 310.388.3713.