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Riverside Addiction Therapy

Addiction Therapy in Riverside California

Addiction is not just a series of poor choices, but a chronic disease that alters the brain’s chemistry and structure. It’s a battle that extends beyond physical dependence on substances; it’s also about overcoming the psychological hold that addiction has on an individual’s life. At Amazonite Treatment Center, we approach addiction as a multifaceted issue, requiring a compassionate, multifaceted response. Nestled by the riverside, our facility provides a haven where one can find both solace and strength. Riverside therapy isn’t merely a setting; it’s an integral part of our healing tapestry, blending nature’s restorative powers with evidence-based treatments to guide our clients toward lasting sobriety and improved mental health.

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Comprehensive Therapies at Amazonite

At the heart of Amazonite Treatment Center’s philosophy is a commitment to personalized care, so we offer a suite of core therapies, each with its own merits and methodologies. Our riverside therapy environment serves as the perfect backdrop for these transformative treatments, allowing individuals to connect with themselves and the healing process on a deeper level. EMDR, CBT, and DBT are not standalone options but are part of a larger, integrated approach to addiction treatment that is both adaptive and responsive to the needs of each individual. By employing these core in-person therapies in synergy, we address the roots of addiction, not just its symptoms.

EMDR is a therapy that helps individuals heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life changes, experiences, and life transitions. At Amazonite, EMDR is a journey through and beyond one’s traumatic memories, facilitated by our trained therapists. This therapy uses bilateral stimulation, such as eye movements, to help with the processing of traumatic memories, reducing their lingering effects and allowing individuals to develop more adaptive coping mechanisms. As part of riverside therapy, the natural calmness of the environment supports the process, providing a serene space conducive to healing.

CBT is a cornerstone of our therapeutic offerings and stands out for its structured, goal-oriented approach. It is a type of therapy grounded in the concept that our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are interconnected, and that changing negative thought patterns can lead to changes in feelings and behaviors. Within the peaceful riverside setting, our therapists work with clients to dismantle the thought patterns that contribute to their addiction, building up healthier beliefs and habits that support recovery and resilience.

DBT is a form of therapy that is particularly effective for individuals who experience intense emotions and struggle with the relational and self-regulatory aspects of their lives. At Amazonite, DBT is adapted to support addiction treatment, with a focus on enhancing clients’ emotional regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. The riverside setting provides a metaphor for the balance that DBT aims to achieve; just as a river flows around obstacles, clients learn to navigate challenges without being overcome.

Group therapy is a powerful facet of the holistic treatment model at Amazonite Treatment Center. It brings individuals together who are navigating the challenges of addiction, creating a supportive community environment where experiences and strengths are shared. The riverside setting enhances the group dynamic, providing a calm and neutral space where members can engage openly and authentically. Sessions are designed to foster mutual support, accountability, and interpersonal learning. As participants share their stories and listen to others, they gain insights and perspectives that are crucial to their personal growth and recovery journey.

Family therapy at Amazonite is rooted in the understanding that addiction affects not just the individual, but their entire family system. This therapy approach aims to heal and fortify family relationships, which are often strained by the cycle of addiction. In the tranquil environment by the river, families come together to engage in guided sessions that aim to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and build a supportive home environment conducive to recovery. Our therapists help families establish new patterns of interaction, based on empathy and understanding, that support the recovery of their loved ones and the well-being of the family as a whole.

Individual therapy is a cornerstone of the personalized treatment approach at Amazonite. In the privacy of one-on-one sessions, clients work closely with a therapist to delve into the personal issues that underlie their addictive behaviors. The riverside environment provides a peaceful and reflective space for this introspective work. Therapists utilize a range of techniques tailored to the individual’s needs, including cognitive-behavioral strategies, motivational interviewing, and trauma-informed care. This personalized approach helps clients develop self-awareness, coping skills, and resilience, equipping them with the tools they need for long-term sobriety and personal fulfillment.

Choosing the Right Therapy at Amazonite Treatment Center

Selecting the right therapy is a personal and pivotal step towards recovery. At Amazonite Treatment Center, we guide you through this process with a collaborative approach. Our clinicians have years of experience and conduct thorough evaluations to match you with the most suitable therapy, considering factors like the specifics of your mental health, addiction, and personal history.

The serene riverside setting of our center enhances the therapeutic experience, whether it’s through the focused work of individual sessions or the shared journey of group therapy. We value flexibility in our treatment plans, adapting to your growth and changing needs throughout your recovery.

Ultimately, the right therapy aligns with your journey and is supported by our commitment to your well-being. At Amazonite, you’ll find a partnership where your healing is nurtured by both our expertise and the restorative qualities of the riverside.

Embracing the Journey to Recovery at Amazonite Treatment Center

The journey to recovery at Amazonite Treatment Center begins with a single step: reaching out. From the initial contact, our team provides a warm and personalized welcome, guiding you through a comprehensive assessment to tailor a treatment plan suited to your unique needs. As you step onto our riverside retreat, you’ll be introduced to a supportive community and the serene backdrop of nature that together create an ideal environment for healing.

Our admission process is designed to be seamless, focusing on your comfort and clarity. We’ll walk you through the therapeutic options, what to expect during your stay, and the financial aspects, ensuring transparency every step of the way. At Amazonite, starting treatment is more than entering a program—it’s about joining a journey of transformation where your recovery is nurtured by nature’s tranquility and our dedicated care. Contact us today to learn more.


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What distinguishes Amazonite is our unique riverside setting, which provides a natural sanctuary for healing. Combined with our integrative therapy approach and personalized care, we offer a unique environment that fosters deep, lasting recovery.

Yes, our team is equipped to address co-occurring mental health disorders alongside addiction. We offer integrated treatment plans that address both the addiction and any co-occurring disorders simultaneously, providing a comprehensive approach to recovery.

Amazonite is committed to maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of our clients. We adhere to strict protocols and legal requirements, including HIPAA regulations, to ensure that all client information is securely protected and that their treatment remains confidential.


The duration of treatment programs at Amazonite varies depending on individual needs and the specificities of their recovery plan. Typically, programs can range from 30 days to 90 days, but we always tailor the length of stay to best support each client’s journey to sobriety.

Absolutely. Personalization is at the core of our treatment philosophy. Each client receives a customized treatment plan developed from their initial assessment, ongoing evaluations, and in response to their progress and specific challenges during recovery.

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Amazonite Treatment Center cultivates a safe, comfortable environment for patients and families across California to be emotionally connected to their treatment provider. Our recovery management and alumni programs support a life-long recovery. Your journey to recovery doesn’t end with day treatment or outpatient, once you’re with Amazonite, you’re always with Amazonite.