The Journey Home has an all-female staff, which brings the best of contemporary addiction, the Twelve Steps of AA, and non-acute co-occurring treatment with proven approaches that are supported by best practices.
The Journey Home provides long-term residential treatment for females’ ages 18 and older. The Journey Home also provides an open-ended model of treatment to stabilize the non-appropriate behaviors associated with the lifestyle of chemical use, and is designed to fit the needs of each individual resident. The Journey Home provides intensive therapeutic care in all areas of therapy. The program includes but is not limited to family involvement, individual therapy, group therapy, nutritional counseling, and disorders including the following issues:
Chemical Abuse/Dependency Grief and Loss
Anxiety Eating Disorders
Depression Self Harm
Low self-esteem ADD/ADHD
Trauma Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Mood Disorders/Bipolar Family Conflict
We recognize that recovery from Chemical Dependency creates a special challenge for those clients who suffer from more than one diagnosis.
Chemically Dependent women have special needs, and specific diagnosis which require special treatment methods /components. Our program is individualized to meet the sensitive needs of women facing recovery from addiction.
We offer a whole-person approach to the treatment of addictions. We believe that the client must recover physically, emotionally, mentally, and spirituality. We incorporate the core mindfulness skills, to enable the client to develop the capacity to nourish and live in the present moment.
The Journey Home is divided into five phases. All phases are designed to achieve independence, break the generation-to-generation cycle of addiction, and empower women so they no longer fall to the victimization of addictions, as well as promoting appropriate social behavior.
It is the mission of The Journey Home to provide a safe and drug free environment, as well as to provide a highly trained professional staff to help and guide these worthwhile women on the path to a lifetime of recovery, returning to the community as productive members of society. It is also our mission to empower these young women so they can recover and break the generation to generation cycle of addiction, incest, child abuse, emotional, physical violence, and abuse.
The Journey Home believes that Alcoholism is a primary disease that results in the loss of the ability to manage one’s own life. Alcoholism and related chemical dependencies are primary, chronic, and fatal diseases which render it’s victims helpless. As the disease progresses there is further deterioration, both emotional and physical. Defensive lifestyles emerge to meet the negative behavior caused from this disease. Chemically dependent women are often victimized and many come from abusive backgrounds.
Alcoholism is understood as a complex problem involving not only compulsive use, but also an interlocking system of feelings, behavior, and interactions with loved ones which result in a self-defeating lifestyle. Treatment involves not only aiding the client to become free of chemical use, but also examining the emotional behavior, and interpersonal consequences of that use. The basic emphasis of the residential program is on helping clients find and maintain a chemically free lifestyle.
The Journey Home also believes that this is a family disease and that the whole family is affected by addiction. The family is an integral part of the client’s recovery. Alcoholism is a family disease and The Journey Home believes that is should be treated as such so that the family system may heal as a unit.
The Journey believes that women should be empowered and that this empowerment will have positive results in their recovery.
This program is based upon a foundation which respects, and offers support to the women who are struggling with addiction. Because addiction is a disease this program believes it can be treated successfully with a caring and supportive staff. We believe that excessive use of any drug reduces the overall quality of human life and endangers physical health, mental health, and life expectancy. We believe that it is important and necessary to intervene with care against the physical, psychological, social, vocational, and spiritual crises exhibited by the chemically dependent client. We believe the client should receive quality services and a safe environment in order to recover from all dependencies.
Meet the Team
The Journey Home Staff is handpicked based on their capacity of love, desire and compassion to empower our clients to recover. Our professional care management team is easily accessible to all residents, allowing our staff to provide responsible, caring, and diligent treatment in all facets of the recovery process.
Owner & Administrator
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Southeastern Louisiana University
Director of Daily Operations; Director of Riley House
LPC, LAC and Body-Based Process Therapist; Graduated from University of Louisiana-Lafayette with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Counselor Education.
M.Ed, PLPC, NCC; Master’s Degree from Southeastern Louisiana University.
Director of Public Relations and Treatment Specialist
Pamela Parsons, MD
Certified Addiction Counselor
Graduated from Northwestern State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Addiction Studies with emphasis on Substance Abuse
Director of Marketing and Business Development
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