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Thursday, 07 August 2014 00:00

The Meadows Outpatient Center - Opening Soon!

Addiction Treatment Addiction Treatment

By year end, the first Meadows Outpatient Center will open in the DC Ranch area of scenic North Scottsdale, Arizona. The 6200 square foot center is nestled in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains, just off the 101 and Pima Road, offering patients a convenient, attractive, safe, and private location. The Meadows Outpatient Center¬ will primarily provide Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) services for individuals who have completed any of The Meadows inpatient programs in Wickenburg, Arizona and require a stepped down level of care. The new center offers the benefit of The Meadows Model and the same high quality of care that exists on the main campuses.

The Meadows Outpatient Center treatment program will entail four days per week, three hours per day (mornings or evenings), for eight weeks. Transitional living for patients is available through preferred affiliations with top-quality properties, and is offered to local patients as well as those from out of state. These transitional living affiliates provide transportation, security, strong programming, fellowship, and numerous recreational activities designed to make the entire process seamless, comfortable, and fun.

In addition to IOP services, The Meadows Outpatient Center will offer individual sessions (CBT, SE, SP, EMDR); Neurofeedback in the on-site Brain Spa; a dedicated meditation room with recliners, soft lighting, and music; and Trauma-Informed Yoga, in addition to numerous community events, gatherings, and outings. An on-site staff psychiatrist will be available for weekly medication management and program oversight.

Also located at the facility is a large conference center (seating around 100) with a stage to facilitate lectures to patients, family members, therapists, and community members on the latest treatment information. We anticipate that this conference center will be a hub for all that are interested in working together to deliver the finest and most effective treatment for addictions disorders, trauma, and eating disorders.

About the Leaders

Jim Corrington, Jr., MSW, LCSW is the Director of Outpatient Services for The Meadows. Jim’s personal recovery from addiction and trauma began 30 years ago, and he brings strong passion to the process. He has been in the recovery field as a Director/Therapist for outpatient programs for 28 years and also spent 15 years working with the Arizona Medical Board and Arizona Board of Pharmacy monitoring programs for impaired professionals. Jim believes recovery and miracles happen every single day!

Michelle Gallagher, LISAC, LAC, CT will be the Lead Therapist for the IOP. Michelle has a master’s degree in professional counseling with a specialty in trauma, abuse, and deprivation. She is a Certified Traumatologist, and is trained in EMDR. Michelle is also in successful, long-term recovery herself. She has been working in the behavioral health field since 1992, serving in various roles, including staff instructor, Therapist, Program Manager, Clinical Supervisor, and Clinical Director, and has experience in building outpatient substance use disorder programs. Michelle has a passion for this work that stems from her own recovery from trauma and substance dependence, having gone through her own extensive healing process.

Together, Jim and Michelle have 58 years of successful, personal recovery. Their commitment to recovery from trauma and addiction is further represented by their combined 50 years of professional behavioral health experience.

For More Information

Contact The Meadows Intake Department at 800-244-4949 for more information about the services offered at the Meadows Outpatient Center.

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