The Most Respected Addiction Treatment Center in the South Bay
With over 21 years of experience in addiction treatment, Thelma McMillen
Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment combines the 12-step model with
hospital quality care and
Located in Torrance, CA, the Thelma McMillen Center model is designed to
effectively treat adults and adolescents for addiction while they maintain
normal living arrangements and develop a recovery support system in their
This proven model has helped over 5000 South Bay residents bring structure
and freedom back to their life while recovering from addiction.
Treating Adults and Youth
Thelma McMillen Center has separate treatment programs for adults (age
18+) and adolescents (age 11-18) for alcohol and drug addictions. Both
programs incorporate our core 3-stage outpatient model.
- Stage 1: 6-10 weeks intensive treatment therapy
- Stage 2: 6 weeks transitional therapy
- Stage 3: 24 weeks continuing care therapy
As part of our initial therapeutic work, every client receives an individual
bio-psycho-social assessment that creates a unique treatment plan for
each client. Recommended in each treatment plan is significant family
involvement in treatment process. Our treatment approach includes:
- 3-stage Outpatient Model
- Biopsychosocial Assessment
- Recommended Family Involvement
- CBT Therapy
- Collaboration with current healthcare providers
- Your own personal counseling staff, psychologists, and medical staff if needed
In addition, our programs include individual counseling, group counseling,
relapse prevention, and educational lectures. Our clinical approach ensures
each client has a safe and healing experience.
Private and Confidential
With a private entrance, Thelma McMillen Center ensures privacy for our
patients. Our offices are private, and strict adherence to HIPPA laws
ensures your treatment remains confidential.
Business leaders, public figures, and South Bay community members trust
their care to Thelma McMillen Center because of our expertise and our privacy.
Thelma McMillen Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment works with
major insurance companies to ensure treatment therapy is covered under most healthcare plans. Our
team will work with you to review your healthcare benefits and explain
If you are unsure if Thelma McMillen Center is right for your care, please
contact us and we will provide a free consultation with recommendations for the best
and most indicated care.
Call Us to Get Answers
A treatment advisor can answer your questions regarding:
- Addiction treatment options
- Insurance coverage and cost information
All information is confidential.