The Most Respected Addiction Treatment Center in the South Bay
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, 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 community.
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
- Bio-Pyscho-Social 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
private entrance, Thelma McMillen Center ensures privacy for our patients. Our offices
are private, and strict adherence to HIPPA laws ensures your treatment
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.