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Ocean Recovery is a safe, supportive haven in the midst of life’s chaos, where foundations are laid for lasting change


Ocean Recovery offers an exclusive treatment program providing both 90- day extended-care program and 1-1.5yr sober living environment, combined with a highly professional & passionate staff to help our clients successfully build a foundation for their recovery process.


With our 1:1 staffing to surround our clients, we can identify relapses before they happen.

We offer gender specific programming so everyone feels comfortable, secure and clients are able to focus on their recovery.

Our individualized treatment plans along with unique treatment environment helps our clients to have the availability of the treatment structure while managing daily living.


“I have dedicated my life to helping young adults overcome addictions and eating disorders. Treatment starts with having a dedicated team who cares as much about your success as you do.”

Kathy Tunney, Executive Director

At Ocean Recovery, each and every single one of us has the same goal in mind, to ensure that you obtain long-term success in your addiction recovery.


It is our philosophy to provide the utmost, hands-on care possible for both you and your loved ones. Therefore, we maintain a staff of highly trained and qualified individuals, as well as stay up to date on the most effective techniques in addiction treatment. To us, addiction treatment is more than going to meetings and attending therapy sessions, rather it is about gaining a new outlook on life. We know that you can be successful at Ocean Recovery, and we look forward to being able to celebrate your many successes with you.




"Ocean Recovery helped save a family member of mine who would be deceased right now without them.  If you are seriously committed to beginning a new life, today's the day.   If you need addiction treatment, please go somewhere, even if not here.  Your life may depend on it."

Lynn C.



"Our family went through a lot and I owe them a special thanks and am grateful for all that they do each day with addiction treatment. They saved a family members life."

Charles S.



"When I entered into their program, I was on the fast track to prison, institutionalization, or the grave. The most likely outcome being the latter. This was in 2012. I am now completing my undergraduate degree in Business Management while working at an esteemed law firm, soon to be off to Law School. The difference is night and day, death and life, all because I followed their simple, intense, but proven program."




"The staff at Ocean Recovery was great in that they tell it like it is, and always stand by their word. I wouldn't be sober today if I didn't go through Ocean Recovery. I am forever grateful that they gave me a chance at life. Nowadays, I have amazing friends, an amazing girlfriend, my family is involved in my life, and I have a chance to become the person I had always wanted to be."



We know that even though you have already gone through some treatment, that reaching out for more help is still a challenge. That's why all we ask of you is to make that first call—the one that will connect you with us and in turn, your continued sobriety. Once you reach out to us, we can begin making your admissions process quick and painless.


Our intake specialists are the first people you are going to come in contact with once you decide that you are ready for more care. These specialists, some recovering addicts themselves, will talk with you about your many options pertaining to finances, insurance and more. There are many ways to pay for treatment, and our specialists are ready and determined to help find a plan that works best for you at the time of admission.


Please know that each and every member of our staff is ready and willing to provide you with answers to your questions, as well as make you feel comfortable and prepared for your next steps.


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“I want to help you understand what we do, and what we offer. We offer hope and support. No matter what a person has gone through, they can recover"

Kevin Cullen, CEO

Men's Program

Benefits of the Men's Program


When you enter into our men's program, you will be working with many members of the staff including professionals and counselors to target your complications with your most pressing issues. In addition, you will be able to engage in a therapeutic process amongst other men with shared experiences, which can help provide you with benefits that include:


*Treatment for alcoholism, drug addiction and co-occurring  disorders

*Identifying past and current problematic behaviors

*Determining underlying causes of addiction


In addition to the benefits of the men's program, you will also be invited to participate in multiple groups and activities that we have specifically designed to help promote your overall healing. These activities can include:


*Group process

*Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

*Nutritional counseling

*Psycho-educational lectures

*12-Step Programs/support groups

*Recovery panels to adolescent facilities

*Weekly workshops focusing on the Journey of Men

*Ropes course

*Acceptance of the disease

*Fishing, kayaking, visiting museums, volleyball, surfing, swimming, and attending professional sporting events


We respect your desire to recover amongst your male peers who can understand what you are going through. Through your participation in our men's program, we will maintain 24/7 supervision as well as the support you need to solidify your recovery.


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Women's Program

Benefits of the Women's Program


Even though our women's program is different than the men's program, there are some basic benefits that are shared between the two programs. Through your participation in the women's program, you have the opportunity to obtain some of the many benefits of this process, including:


*Explore issues in a comfortable setting

*Bond with other women who share similar experiences

*Engage in daily process group to encourage expression


We feel that you deserve the most well-rounded treatment experience, which is why we not only help you obtain these many benefits, but also encourage you to participate in the numerous activities that we offer as a part of our women's program. Some of the activities available include:


*Group process

*Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy

*Nutritional Counseling

*Psycho-educational lectures

*Holistic healing (Yoga, Kung Fu, Tai Chi)

*12-Step and support groups

*Recreational activity (volleyball, swimming, attending professional sporting events)


The entire women's program is dedicated to providing you with the most safe, nurturing environment possible so you can successfully accomplish the many goals you have set for yourself in order to maintain your sobriety. Through your determination and our efforts to continually support your journey, your participation in the women's program can help you establish your life long recovery.


Our Program Goals


We want to see you succeed, and want to be a part of your success as well. Therefore, we incorporate the many different forms of the treatment process into your individualized treatment plan so you can develop skills, handle outstanding personal issues, build stronger communication skills and learn how to prevent relapse as you move back into your normal routine. With our continual help, your individual treatment plan will help you better understand your disease, support your willingness to change and encourage your commitment to recovery.


Addiction Treatment


At Ocean Recovery, we know that it takes more than just one method of care to treat your specific needs, which is why we offer a variety of different programs, all of which are gender-specific and geared towards particular areas of concern. With these programs, all the members of our staff aim to help you build a lifetime of freedom from active addiction. Through your participation in these programs and development of a partnership with our staff, you will be given all the tools necessary to do just that. The programs that we offer at Ocean Recovery include:


Eating Disorder Treatment


At Ocean Recovery, we know how eating disorders can not only threaten your quality of life, but also threaten your sobriety. Therefore, we do everything we can to address any and all disordered eating problems that you might have, all while simultaneously treating your chemical dependency issues, too. It is our goal to provide you with a safe, nurturing environment where you can heal at your own pace. It is here that we encourage you to build a healthy relationship with food, as well as the coping skills needed to overcome substance abuse.


“We are one of the few programs in the country that offers intensive treatment for substance abuse and eating disorders. Our team of professionals has over 20 years experience in treating both substance abuse and ED.”

Sherry Fixelle, RD, CDN

Eating Disorder Program Director

Eating Disorders


Stabilization – Our medical team will work with you to ensure that you are physically healthy enough to participate in the many different facets of your treatment.

Therapy – You will engage in both individual and group therapy during your treatment, where you will be able to partner up with therapists and other recovering individuals to uncover your underlying causes of addiction and develop coping skills to keep you sober.

Nutritional counseling – We know that food might seem like the enemy, however we are here to help show you why that is not the case. Sherry Fixelle, our in-house nutritionist, will pair up with you to help you develop good eating habits as well as address your bad relationship with food.


We know how overwhelming it can be to even think about continuing your eating disorder/substance abuse treatment, however we encourage you to put in a call to us so we can start taking some of the burden off of you. With your determination and our dedication to help you maintain your health and sobriety, your participation in this program can be life changing.


Individual Sessions


One of the greatest benefits of the individual sessions program is that you will be able to work with your primary counselor on a weekly basis. This counselor will get to know everything about you, and will help guide you towards a successful recovery. The primary goal of these sessions is to help you uncover why you struggle with addiction and work on incorporating health coping skills into your newly recovered life.


Psycho-Educational Groups


We understand that you need more than just weekly individual therapy sessions to get all of your emotions out, so we encourage your participation is psycho-educational groups. These groups are provided so you can learn as much as possible about addiction, as well as work on your communication style. Each week these groups will focus on different topics that are related to chemical dependency and mental/physical health issues, which are designed to encourage you to share your stories, relate to others experiences and ask questions.


Process Group


We want to prepare you for life outside our four walls, and by engaging in process group, you will be encouraged to set goals for yourself, reflect on those goals, take personal inventory and develop skill sets designed to help you actively hold yourself accountable for your personal goals.


Trauma Treatment /Somatic Therapy/EMDR


We know how complicated and complex it can be to work through one or more traumatic experiences. Therefore, we have designed a program to specifically address the many consequences that result from trauma such as substance abuse, disordered eating, impulsivity, mood disturbances and other compulsive behaviors. Your trauma can cause you to subconsciously put up walls that prevent you from healing, so we are determined to help you break down those walls with many forms of therapy such as somatic therapy and EMDR.


Relapse Prevention


Our relapse prevention program is geared towards preventing you from relapsing in your newly recovered life as you move forward from our program. It is here that you will work with members of our staff who will help you focus your energy on identifying your triggers and learning how to cope with them.


Family and Relationship Education Group


We know that as a result of your substance abuse or co-occurring disorder, that one of the areas in your life that likely suffered the most was the relationships with your family and/or loved ones. Through your participation in our family and relationship education group, you will begin exploring new ways of communication that will aid in the reestablishment of past relationships as well as the development of future relationships. We encourage family participation in this group so you can work directly with your loved ones to begin the overall recovery process.


Alumni Program


We appreciate and respect our alumni community for all the effort and hard work they have put into their recovery, which is why we hold weekly meals and meetings to keep our alumni group connected to each other, as well as connected to you. We continue our love and respect for our alumni through this program and hope that you will eventually become a part of this program after your treatment is completed.


Treatment Process


Following in our philosophy to give you the very best care possible, we at Ocean Recovery are constantly keep up with the newest and most effective forms of treatment available, which makes us one of the most cutting edge extended care programs. We know that you need more than just one-on-one counseling sessions to maintain your sobriety, which is why we work hard to provide you with a dynamic yet effective treatment process. Our treatment teams will work with you to determine a unique treatment plan based on your specific needs. Through our Multi-Dimensional Therapeutic approach (MDT), we have developed a detailed program that has proven to yield great success amongst our clients.


Assessment and Evaluation


When you begin your treatment process with us, we will start by doing a thorough assessment and evaluation of your current state, which will not only help us get to know you, but also prepare the best form of care possible for you. This assessment and evaluation will include the following:


*Substance abuse history

*Medical health

*Psychiatric evaluation

*Nutritional evaluation/body image

*Trauma history

*Relationship assessment, family dynamics and social functioning

*Emotional, behavioral and cognitive conditions

*Impact/consequences of use

*Willingness to change

Individualized Counseling / Group Treatment


We value the benefits of both individual counseling and group treatment, which is why we encourage you to participate in a little bit of both. With individual counseling, you will work hands on with many of our licensed therapists, one of which will become your primary treatment counselor. This is a great opportunity to bond with your counselor, as you will partner up to address your patterns of behavior, evaluate your goals and prepare to reintegrate back into the real world after your time spent with us.


In addition to individual counseling, you will participate in group treatment, where at least two of your therapists will be present to help guide skills development amongst the group. The skills you will be adopting will include the following:


*More effectively communicate thoughts and feelings to others

*Listen actively to others and relate to similar experiences

*Recognize self-defeating behaviors and identify consequences

*Identify individual recovery needs and develop skills to achieve goals

*Practice skills to manage uncomfortable emotions, conflict and triggers

*Build healthy relationships and provide support



Topic Groups


By offering different educational groups for you to participate in, we can help encourage your success by helping you gain a better understanding of addiction as well as what it takes to live life in recovery. Some of the groups that you will get the opportunity to participate in will include:


*Development and progression of addiction

*Family dynamics

*Stress management in recovery

*Conflict-resolution techniques

*Healthy relationships vs. addictive relationships

*Health and nutrition

*Eating disorders / body image

*Coping in recovery

*Exploring the 12 Steps

*Identifying triggers and problem thinking

*Relapse prevention

We're here to help


We understand how stressful it can be to go through the admissions process. There are hundreds of questions running through your head, never mind the many concerns you might have about how recovery will impact your personal life. Please know that each and every member of our staff is ready and willing to provide you with answers to your questions, as well as make you feel comfortable and prepared for your next steps.


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