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Struggling with addiction, mental health issues, or behavioral changes can feel isolating, but it’s important to recognize the transformative journey that awaits at a private drug and alcohol rehab center. Healthy Life Recovery in San Diego, CA, offers a beacon of hope for those ready to embark on this path.

What Is A Private Drug And Alcohol Rehab?

A private drug and alcohol rehab, such as Healthy Life Recovery, is a sanctuary for individuals seeking comprehensive support and treatment for addiction. This type of rehab facility specializes in providing inpatient care within a serene and private environment, ensuring clients have the best foundation for recovery. With private rooms in both our detox center and sober living homes, clients receive the specialized treatment and attention necessary for effective healing.

In choosing Healthy Life Recovery, patients are welcomed into a supportive community where individualized care plans are developed to address not just addiction but the underlying mental health conditions contributing to it. The journey through rehab is designed with the patient’s utmost privacy and comfort in mind, making it an ideal setting for healing both the mind and body.

The Benefits Of Private Rehab

Opting for Healthy Life Recovery means choosing a path where every aspect of your well-being is prioritized. Our clinic is renowned for its holistic care approach, offering a spectrum of treatments from nutritional guidance to mental health support and evidence-based therapies. Our team is adept at comforting patients through the detox phase and adept at managing co-occurring health conditions.

Our state-of-the-art facilities serve as a peaceful retreat, facilitating recovery in an environment that feels both comforting and secure. With amenities including an onsite gym and welcoming communal spaces, Healthy Life Recovery emphasizes the importance of physical well-being and community in the recovery process.

What We Treat

At Healthy Life Recovery, our treatment programs are designed to address a wide spectrum of addictions and mental health conditions. Our holistic approach ensures that we not only treat the symptoms but also address the underlying causes of each condition, providing a path to lasting recovery. Below is an overview of the addictions and mental health challenges we treat:

Substance Use Disorders

At Healthy Life Recovery, we understand the complex nature of substance use disorders (SUD) and the profound impact they have on individuals and their families. Substance use disorder encompasses a range of issues from dependency on alcohol, prescription medications, to illicit drugs, each with its own set of challenges. Our dedicated team is committed to providing compassionate, personalized care to those seeking freedom from substance dependence.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Recognizing that many individuals facing addiction also struggle with co-occurring mental health conditions, our dual diagnosis program offers comprehensive treatment that addresses both issues simultaneously. This integrated approach ensures a more effective and sustainable recovery by treating the whole person, not just the addiction or mental health condition in isolation.

Mental Health Treatment

We offer a supportive and therapeutic environment where individuals can address their mental health issues with the guidance of experienced professionals. Our treatment plans are personalized, reflecting the understanding that each person’s experience with mental health is unique.

Services And Treatments Offered

At Healthy Life Recovery, we understand that the path to overcoming addiction and related mental health issues is unique for each individual. Our comprehensive range of services and treatments reflects our commitment to providing tailored, evidence-based care for our clients. Here’s an in-depth look at the therapies and programs we offer:

Addiction Therapy

At Healthy Life Recovery, addiction therapy is the cornerstone of our approach to healing. Understanding that each individual’s journey to recovery is unique, we offer a personalized therapeutic experience tailored to address the root causes of addiction. Our therapists employ a variety of evidence-based practices, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and motivational interviewing, among others. 

These modalities help clients develop the skills necessary to manage triggers, cope with stress, and ultimately, lead a substance-free life. Therapy sessions are designed to foster a deep sense of self-awareness and empower individuals with the tools they need for sustained recovery. Through one-on-one counseling, group therapy, and family sessions, clients build a strong foundation of support and understanding, crucial for overcoming addiction.

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Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment at Healthy Life Recovery encompasses a comprehensive spectrum of services aimed at providing holistic care for individuals battling substance use disorders. Beginning with a medically supervised detox process, clients are supported as they navigate the challenges of withdrawal in a safe and comfortable environment. Following detox, treatment plans are customized to include a combination of intensive therapy, life skills training, and relapse prevention strategies. Our multidisciplinary team collaborates closely with each client to develop a treatment plan that addresses the physical, psychological, and social facets of addiction. 

Our programs may incorporate experiential therapies, such as art or music therapy, alongside traditional modalities to encourage self-expression and healing. The goal of our addiction treatment program is not only to achieve sobriety but to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed for a fulfilling, drug-free life.

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Mental Health Treatment

Understanding the intrinsic link between mental health and addiction, Healthy Life Recovery offers specialized mental health treatment as an integral component of our rehabilitation services. Our approach recognizes that many individuals with substance use disorders also suffer from co-occurring mental health conditions, such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and PTSD. 

Our treatment plans are therefore designed to address both addiction and mental health issues concurrently, ensuring a comprehensive recovery process. Our mental health treatment utilizes a combination of psychotherapy, medication management (as needed), and innovative therapies such as TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) and Ketamine therapy for those with treatment-resistant conditions. We also offer cutting-edge diagnostic tools like GeneSight Testing and qEEG Brain Mapping to personalize treatment strategies further. By providing targeted mental health care, we help clients achieve not only sobriety but also improved overall well-being, paving the way for a healthier and more stable future.


Each of these services and treatments is designed to provide the most effective care for our clients, supporting them through every step of their recovery journey. At Healthy Life Recovery, we believe in treating the whole person, not just the addiction, ensuring a comprehensive approach to wellness and recovery.

Our Approach To Treatment

At Healthy Life Recovery, we believe that the journey to recovery is deeply personal, and a one-size-fits-all approach is not sufficient. Our treatment philosophy is rooted in the understanding that addiction and mental health disorders are complex and multifaceted issues that require comprehensive, customized care. Here’s how we approach treatment:

Individualized Care Plans

Recognizing the uniqueness of each individual’s struggles with addiction and mental health, we begin our treatment process with an in-depth assessment to create a personalized care plan. This plan is tailored to address each client’s specific needs, goals, and circumstances, encompassing a holistic view of their physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

Evidence-Based Therapies

Our commitment to employing evidence-based therapies is central to our treatment approach. We incorporate a range of proven techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and other modalities to ensure the most effective treatment for addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. These therapies are selected and customized based on their ability to address the root causes of addiction and promote lasting recovery.

Holistic and Integrative Treatments

Beyond traditional therapies, we recognize the importance of holistic care in the recovery process. Our approach includes integrative treatments such as nutritional counseling, physical fitness programs, mindfulness and meditation practices, and art and music therapy. These components are integrated into each client’s treatment plan to support overall health, reduce stress, and enhance the healing process.

Supportive Environment

We provide a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment that encourages healing and growth. Our facilities are designed to offer a sense of peace and tranquility, aiding clients in their recovery journey. We foster a community of support, understanding, and encouragement among our clients, facilitating peer support and shared experiences that are vital to the recovery process.

Continuous Care and Support

Understanding that recovery is an ongoing process, we place a strong emphasis on aftercare planning and support. From transitional housing options such as sober living to ongoing therapy and support groups, we provide resources and guidance to help our clients maintain their sobriety and manage their mental health after leaving our program. Our goal is to equip each individual with the tools, skills, and support network they need to navigate the challenges of life post-treatment successfully.

Collaborative Treatment Team

Our multidisciplinary team of professionals works collaboratively to provide comprehensive care for our clients. This team includes addiction specialists, psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, nutritionists, and wellness coaches, all working together to address every aspect of our clients’ well-being. Through regular team meetings and coordinated care, we ensure a cohesive and integrated approach to treatment, continuously adapting our strategies to meet the evolving needs of each client.

Reach Out To Us Today

At Healthy Life Recovery, our approach to treatment is designed to empower our clients to achieve lasting recovery and improve their quality of life. Through personalized care, evidence-based therapies, and a supportive community, we are committed to helping individuals overcome addiction and mental health challenges, guiding them toward a path of healing and wellness.

At Healthy Life Recovery, we understand the courage it takes to reach out for help with drug and alcohol addiction. Our dedicated team is here to support you every step of the way on your journey toward recovery and healing. We believe that with the right care, support, and commitment, lasting recovery is possible for everyone.

If you or a loved one are struggling with substance use disorder or mental health challenges, we encourage you to consider the supportive, nurturing environment of Healthy Life Recovery. Our private drug and alcohol rehab facility in San Diego, CA, offers a comprehensive range of treatments tailored to meet the individual needs of each client. From state-of-the-art therapies to holistic approaches and aftercare support, we are dedicated to providing the resources and guidance necessary for effective recovery.

Choosing Healthy Life Recovery means choosing a path of transformation and growth. Our team of compassionate professionals is committed to helping individuals rediscover their strength, resilience, and hope for a brighter future. We understand the complexities of addiction and mental health disorders, and we are here to provide the personalized care and support needed to overcome these challenges.

Don’t let addiction define your life or the life of someone you love. Reach out to Healthy Life Recovery today and take the first step toward a healthier, happier future. Together, we can achieve the lasting change you seek. Your journey to recovery starts with a single step, and we are here to walk alongside you every step of the way.

For more information, support, or to begin the admissions process, please contact Healthy Life Recovery. Let us be part of your journey to recovery and wellness.

Dr. Sanajai Thankachen

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Dr. Sanjai Thankachen

Dr. Sanjai Thankachen graduated from Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medicine in 2000. He completed his residency in psychiatry in 2008 at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in New York. Dr. Thankachen is currently working with Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists in an outpatient practice, as well as working at multiple in-patient psychiatric and medical units bringing his patients the most advanced healthcare treatment in psychiatry. Dr. Thankachen sees patients with an array of disorders, including depression, bipolar illness, schizophrenia, anxiety, and dementia-related problems.

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Sean Leonard, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Sean Leonard is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. He received his master’s degree in adult geriatric primary care nurse practitioner from Walden University and a second postmaster specialty in psychiatry mental health nurse practitioner from Rocky Mountain University. Sean has experience working in various diverse settings, including an outpatient clinic, inpatient detox and rehab, psychiatric emergency, and dual diagnosis programs. His specialty areas include substance abuse, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, PTSD, ADHD, and OCD.

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