Our program and facilities are designed to be personal and intimate. From the time of first contact, our devoted and caring recovery experts are working in your best interest.
Our Center has been founded on the fundamental principles of Restoration, Recovery and Renewal. The program offers patient centric substance abuse and mental health program that treats individuals in crisis and the one’s struggling to function on a regular basis.
We understand your confidentiality is an important factor. Mission Recovery Treatment Center and its team adhere to keeping your stay private.
Our StoryMission Recovery Treatment Center exists to serve those individuals who are struggling with alcohol and/or drug addiction and the co-occuring challenges that often accompany substance abuse. By providing a full range of individualized services, our clients are provided the opportunity to restore their optimum health, serenity, and dignity. We offer detoxification services and a 30 day residential program. We boast a high staff-to-client ratio. Our unique, comprehensive treatment approach provides biological (medical) stabilization along with the psychological, relational and spiritual support that is required for the recovery of the whole person. Recognizing that addiction impacts the whole family, we provide family support and services geared toward the restoration of strained relationships. Located 20 minutes from renowned Laguna Beach, our elegant home-like setting offers comfortable family-like living. We also take advantage of our southern California environment by providing outings that often include, “beach therapy”, whale-watching, movies, shopping and sports events.
Ernest Valenzuela Program Director/Director of Operation M.S., MFTI, LAADC, CADC II, ICADC, CATC III Dr. Ernest M. Valenzuela III is a Pre-licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor with over 20 years of clinical experience. He obtained his doctoral degree in Applied Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Clinical Neuropsychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. His specialties range from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to brain mapping and also cover alcohol and drug counseling, life coaching, as well as group, family and individual therapy. Dr. Valenzuela believes unequivocally that each human being is unique, multi-faceted, and complex. Therefore, every person needs and deserves a culturally compassionate individualized treatment milieu that identifies collaboratively with each client, their family, and their situation. This is the reason he addresses their specific needs utilizing evidence-based treatment approaches combined with new innovations to get the best results possible.