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A Higher View for Healing

Alta Mira is a leading addiction and dual diagnosis treatment center that blends proven clinical practices with cutting edge therapies, extensive neuropsychological testing, customized treatment planning, innovative brain healthy programming, and broad holistic services to offer one of the most comprehensive addiction treatment programs in the world.

Located in a magnificent and serene setting overlooking the beautiful San Francisco Bay, Alta Mira offers the highest level of care with a “brain healthy” treatment model endorsed by The American Society of Addiction Medicine which addresses the neurobiological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of addiction.


Superior Credentials & Experience

Highly credentialed multidisciplinary professional team

We are proud of the remarkable team we have assembled here at Alta Mira. They have been handpicked for their competence and passion for the recovery process.

  • All licensed masters and doctoral level therapists.
  • Clinical team with over 200 years of addiction experience.
  • Full-time neuropsychologist on staff.
  • 24-hour medically monitored detoxification.
  • Board certified consulting addiction physicians and psychiatrists.
  • Detox Specialists on-site and available seven days a week.

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Innovative Treatment Approach

Our cutting-edge curriculum focuses on treating addiction as a brain disease

Focus on Neurobiological, Psychological, Social and Spiritual aspects of addiction.

  • Treatment model supported by the American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Scientific and evidence-based practices
  • Comprehensive healing orientation
  • Relapse prevention focus
  • Didactic and interactive lectures
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
  • 12-Step based
  • International leaders on faculty (Over 20 Ph.D.s/ M.D.s & Others)

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Higher Diagnostic Capability

More extensive testing, more effective treatment

  • State-of-the-art neuropsychological testing and assessment program
  • 10-20 hours of psychological and cognitive testing (all inclusive)
  • Customized treatment planning based diagnosis
  • Over 50 psychological, cognitive, personality and vocational tests available
  • Full-time, senior neuropsychologist with 20 years of experience on 3,000 cases
  • Testing results integrated into daily treatment

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Highest Level of Individualized Care

Personalized treatment programs make the difference

  • Daily individual sessions with professional staff
  • A minimum of 2 one-on-one psychotherapy sessions weekly
  • Weekly individual spiritual and recovery counseling sessions
  • Treatment 7 days a week, including weekends and evenings
  • Clinical staff-to-client rations well above industry standards
  • Family therapy and intensive case management