Typically a potentially career ending event happens, such as a professional is arrested for forging prescriptions or a DUI and he or she is referred to the state’s licensing board or to a professional health program (PHP). Or an employer becomes concerned because they smell alcohol on the professional’
“Many professionals come to SOBA with thoughts that their life as they knew it is over, that they’ll never practice law or medicine again, or that clients or patients will flee because of their addiction,” said Greg Hannley, CEO of SOBA Malibu Recovery Center. “But with the SOBA social model program we have in place, our clients see people who just started treatment, as well as people who have been going to AA meetings for many years. They gain insight to a life they've never discovered, until now."
The entire SOBA team of professionals is actively involved in a client’s transition back to their profession, and many take advantage of the life coaching SOBA offers through it's renowned therapist and author, Sherry Gaba. Sherry is also available to meet with their respective organization as part of the reintegration process. She is able to tell clients exactly what to expect because many of her clients have been through it.
Greg Hannley, CEO of SOBA Malibu Recovery Center, has a unique understanding of professionals with addiction, and wanted to create the best possible modalities and care to address compassionately with professionals who have significant fears about the consequences substance abuse had on their continued ability to practice their profession.
Upon being referred to SOBA, whether through an employer, state licensing board, or PHP, a client assessment is performed, which looks for psychological, medical, social functioning issues. More times than not, addiction is a mere symptom of the underlying issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression, or bi-polar disorder. It is critical to possess the most experienced clinical team in order to identify and address these issues in order to increase the likelihood of long-term recovery.
SOBA Malibu Recovery Center, a California state licensed facility, offers individualized substance abuse treatment for inpatient and outpatient services, and co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. The objective is a full recovery and permanent life-changing, physical and mental well-being.
For more information about the program for professionals please contact SOBA Admissions at 866-547-6451 or go to www.sobamalibu.com.
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The staff at the Soba Recovery Center is devoted to ridding one from addiction, substance abuse, drug or alcohol dependency, and relapse. Our expert team is committed to developing a customized program to insure your recovery experience is life-changing.