Rehab client and therapist walking the beach together in Malibu, California.

LGBTQ+ AFFIRMATIVE TREATMENT

At The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center, we understand the special needs of LGBTQ+ clients, their partners, and family members. While the LBGTQ+ community faces the same issues around addiction, mental health, co-occurring disorders, and chronic pain that other populations experience, many of these issues are amplified and include unique challenges due to the population’s marginalized status within our society. If you are a member of this community, you often face additional stressors, fear, and emotional pain due to the influence of the dominant discourse in our society around homosexuality, gender identity, same-sex marriage, and parenting.

This painful and powerful discourse can feel inescapable and does not only come from individuals outside of the LGBTQ+ community but sadly, often from family members, friends, and colleagues, and even, in some cases, from your own self-narrative. The challenges that come with substance abuse and mental health issues are magnified by the stress, emotional pain, and hatred you may have experienced throughout your lifetime.

We have established designated “safe spaces” onsite at all of our facilities where LGBTQ+ clients can go to be provided extra support. The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center also has a direct connection with the Los Angeles LGBT Center, one of the nation’s leading support centers for the LGBTQ+ community, and with other LGBTQ+ recovery-specific community resources.

LGBTQ+ AFFIRMATIVE TREATMENT

Program Features

  • Clinical Services
  • Individualized Treatment
  • Dedicated Treatment Team
  • Diagnostic Assessment
  • Dietary Wellness Program
  • Clinical Director Oversight
  • Luxurious Accommodations
  • World-Class Medical Services
Rehab clients enjoying a salad served by the chef at The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center.
Rehab clients enjoying a salad served by the chef at The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center.

Customized LGBTQ+ Affirmative Treatment Plans

When designing a treatment plan for you, we consider the full range of your underlying issues. Once we have factored in all of your unique circumstances, we go about developing the plan that our expert team believes will best assist you in achieving your recovery goals.

Through our Concierge Program, we employ a psychodynamic care method that places a strong emphasis on individual therapy. This enables us to give special attention to any underlying trauma behind your condition. Individual sessions offer enhanced privacy and intimacy, key elements in encouraging honest sharing with the therapist. As a Concierge client, you will see your individual therapists (primary, family, or specialty therapists) and your case manager multiple times each week. We also maintain licensed therapists at our facility seven days a week…available to address any issues as they arise. We arrange scheduling to allow you daily visits to a private health club, outdoor therapy sessions on the beach, shopping trips and personal grooming time.

Our evidence-based treatment modalities include:
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Executive Coaching
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Expiramental Components
    • Surf / Water Therapies
    • Art & Music Therapy
    • Nutritional Counseling
Rehab clients participating in Tibetan sound therapy at The Pointe Malibu.

LGBTQ+ Affirmative Treatment Team

Our Clinical Director leads the team in creating your treatment plan and supportive care. The director only carries a caseload for certain complex cases, freeing up more time to work with your treatment teams as needed. Those teams consist of, among others:

  • Internist/Addictionologist
  • Trauma Therapist
  • Case Manager
  • Psychiatrist
  • Family Therapist
  • Primary Therapist
  • EMDR Therapist
  • Internist/Addictionologist
  • Trauma Therapist
  • Case Manager
  • Psychiatrist
  • Family Therapist
  • Primary Therapist
  • EMDR Therapist

Medical Services

  • Medical Evaluation & Assessment
  • Medical Intervention & Continuing Care
  • Pain Recovery Management
  • Medical Detox
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Mental Health Diagnostic Assessments
  • Alternative Holistic Treatment

Clinical Services

  • Treatment of Co-Occurring/Compulsive Disorders
  • Trauma-Focused Treatment
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Neurofeedback
  • Experiential & Holistic Therapies
  • Case Management
  • Discharge / Continuing Care Planning & Services
  • Early Recovery Transition and Lifestyle Planning & Services

We believe in the value of every human being, without prejudice toward race, gender, culture or lifestyle. Within this belief is the recognition that members of the LGBTQ+ community often suffer discrimination from the general society, which creates its own set of issues and challenges. Here at The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center, we are here for you…to discuss honestly the special hurdles that you face and to help you find peace, contentment and the rewards of substance-free living.