How to Get the Most out of Therapy

by baladmin | August 13, 2015

Sometimes therapy can feel like a carousel ride. You show-up. Pay a quarter. Have a seat. Take a spin around the mind. Return in a week. Do it all over again. What you may not be aware of is that the carousel ride on the couch is not the main attraction. What happens between the […]

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Undiagnosed Trauma Can Fuel Addiction

by baladmin | May 27, 2014

Undiagnosed Trauma & Self Medicating The dually diagnosed client is a person who is suffering from one or more mental illnesses while at the same time being actively involved in a substance abuse addiction. Trauma is a debilitating mental illness and is similar to the experience of PTSD. In an effort to alleviate the suffering, […]

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California Addiction Treatment for Women | Drug Rehab for Women Only

by baladmin | January 20, 2011

California Addiction Treatment for Women Drug Rehab for Women Only: “Research indicates higher rates of drug abuse and alcohol addiction or the tendency to self-medicate in women who have experienced traumatic events. Balboa Horizons specializes in personalized approaches that promote deep healing from trauma, chemical dependency and co-occurring/ dual diagnosis disorders commonly associated or PTSD.”

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