Our Services

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Individual Therapy Victorville And Barstow Only

At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., our individual therapy sessions are designed to offer a personalized and private space for self-exploration and healing. Each session is tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients, ensuring a bespoke therapeutic experience. Our skilled therapists employ a variety of techniques, from cognitive-behavioral strategies to psychodynamic approaches, to address a wide range of drug use disorder issues. Whether you're dealing with anxiety, depression, life transitions, or personal growth challenges, our individual therapy provides the support and guidance needed for personal development leading to a drug free lifestyle.

Our approach in individual therapy is not just about treating symptoms; it's about understanding the underlying causes of your drug use disorder. By building a trusting and empathetic relationship, our therapists help clients uncover deeper insights into their drug use disorder, behaviors and thought patterns. This supportive environment fosters self-awareness and empowers clients to implement lasting changes in their lives. High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc. is committed to providing a safe, confidential, and nurturing setting for all our clients in and around the high desert of Southern California, helping them to live a drug free lifestyle.

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Group Counseling

Group therapy at High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc. offers a unique opportunity for individuals to gain support and insights in a collaborative and safe setting. Facilitated by substance youth disorder counselors, our group sessions provide a platform for sharing experiences, learning from others, and developing coping strategies in a communal environment. This form of counseling is particularly effective for those seeking connection and understanding from peers who are facing similar challenges. Topics covered in our groups range from managing stress and anxiety to navigating major life changes, making it a versatile option for diverse needs.

In addition to mutual support, group counseling at High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc. encourages skill-building in communication, interpersonal relationships, and emotional regulation. Our groups are carefully structured to foster a sense of trust and confidentiality, allowing members to engage openly and authentically. Participating in group counseling can be an empowering experience, offering both a sense of belonging and the opportunity for personal growth. Located in Victorville, Barstow and Yucca Valley our agencies are dedicated to creating a welcoming and transformative group counseling experience for all participants.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a cornerstone of the therapeutic services offered at High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc.. As an evidence-based treatment, CBT focuses on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to drug dependence. Our trained counselors use CBT to help clients address a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, phobias, and stress. By equipping our clients with practical skills, CBT empowers them to move to the drug free lifestyle they want and improve their overall quality of life.

CBT at High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc. is a structured, goal-oriented therapy that involves working collaboratively with a counselor to set realistic goals and develop strategies to achieve them. Sessions are focused on the present, with an emphasis on developing coping strategies and problem-solving skills. We take pride in offering CBT as part of our comprehensive mental health services on the high desert, providing clients with tools and techniques that have lasting benefits for continuously leading a drug free life.

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Child & Adolescent Counseling

Child and Adolescent Counseling at High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc. offers specialized care for our younger clients in Victorville, Barstow and Yucca Valley. Understanding the unique  needs of children and adolescents with drug use disorder, our child counselors provide a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment where young clients can express themselves freely. We specialize in diagnosing and treating a range of drug use disorders in youth, including drug, alchohol, tobacco, vape, even prescription drugs and opiods. Our approach is family-focused, ensuring that parents and caregivers are integral to the treatment process.

Our child and adolescent counseling services include comprehensive assessments, therapy, and medication management when necessary. We emphasize a holistic approach, considering all aspects of a child’s life, including family dynamics, school environment, and social interactions. At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., we are committed to helping our young clients build a strong foundation for lifelong drug free life and well-being. Our expert teams in Victorville, Barstow and Yucca Valley are dedicated to guiding children and adolescents towards a healthy, happy, and fulfilling life drug free forever lifestyle.

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Telecounseling at High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc. brings our expert drug use disorder care to clients wherever they are on the high desert or the surrounding areas. This service offers the same high-quality care as in-person visits but with the convenience and comfort of accessing it from your home or office. Telecounseling is an excellent option for those with busy schedules, mobility challenges, or anyone preferring the privacy of remote sessions. Our secure and confidential online platform ensures a safe and effective environment for program consultations and therapy.

Our telecounseling services include a range of options, from initial consultations and therapy sessions to follow-up appointments and medication management. Clients can easily connect with our experienced counselors and therapists, receiving personalized care without the need to travel. At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., we are dedicated to making drug use in your life a thing of the past by making treatment more accessible and convenient, ensuring that high-quality drug use disorder care is just a click away for everyone, even for those outside of Victorville, Barstow and Yucca Valley, CA.

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Perinatal Services

Perinatal services encompass a spectrum of support mechanisms tailored to guide parents through this transformative journey. From prenatal classes that educate expectant parents about childbirth and infant care to postnatal counseling sessions that address the challenges of adjusting to life with a newborn, these services are designed to empower parents with knowledge and confidence.
By emphasizing the significance of parent-infant interaction during this critical period, perinatal services aim to reduce the risk of family dysfunction. Through interventions such as counseling, support groups, and home visits, professionals provide guidance on nurturing healthy attachment bonds, enhancing communication skills, and managing stress.
Furthermore, these services play a pivotal role in addressing underlying issues that may contribute to family dysfunction, such as postpartum depression, relationship strains, or socioeconomic stressors. By offering a supportive environment where parents can voice their concerns and access resources, perinatal services help mitigate risk factors and promote resilience within families.
In essence, investing in perinatal services isn't just about mitigating immediate risks—it's about sowing the seeds for long-term family well-being. By harnessing the potential of the perinatal period to strengthen parent-infant relationships, we pave the way for healthier, happier families and communities.

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Parenting Classes

At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., We're dedicated to facilitating personal growth and healing through our tailored individual therapy sessions. Designed to cater to the unique challenges and needs each client faces, our sessions provide a personalized path towards overcoming drug use disorder and its accompanying struggles such as anxiety, depression, and significant life changes.

Our therapy sessions are not a one-size-fits-all; they're a bespoke experience, leveraging cognitive-behavioral techniques, psychodynamic approaches, and more, to tackle the multifaceted issues presented by drug use disorder. The core of our approach is to delve beyond the symptoms, exploring the root causes of drug use and the behavioral and cognitive patterns that sustain it. This process is supported by our team of skilled therapists, who establish trusting, empathetic relationships with clients, fostering a supportive environment conducive to self-awareness and lasting change.

We are dedicated to providing a secure, confidential, and nurturing environment for our clients across the Southern California high desert region, aiming to support them in achieving a drug-free lifestyle. Our commitment is to guide each individual through their journey of self-discovery and healing, ensuring they receive the personalized care and support essential for personal development and recovery.

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Anger Management Classes

At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., Our Anger Management class is is designed to guide adults through the process of mastering their emotions, particularly anger, which if left unchecked, can spiral into destructive behavior. This class aims to provide individuals with the tools and techniques necessary to identify the root causes of their anger, understand its triggers, and learn effective ways to respond rather than react in the heat of the moment. By focusing on strategies for emotional control, participants will discover productive outlets for their anger, transforming it from a potentially damaging force into a constructive one.
Through a series of interactive sessions, our program emphasizes the importance of self-awareness, communication skills, and stress management techniques in dealing with anger. Participants will learn to recognize early warning signs of anger, employ relaxation methods to calm down, and apply problem-solving skills to address and resolve conflicts in a healthy manner.
Whether it's in personal relationships, the workplace, or daily interactions, the skills taught in our Anger Management class are invaluable. They not only prevent the escalation of anger into destructive actions but also promote a more positive and proactive approach to handling life's challenges. This class is an investment in personal development, aiming to foster a balanced, peaceful, and fulfilling life by mastering the art of anger management.

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(PC 1000) Deferred Entry of Judgement / Drug Diversion - Victorville Only

At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., 
Our center offers comprehensive classes for the Drug Diversion Program under Penal Code Section 1000 as Certified by the State of California, helping those granted Deferred Entry of Judgment. This program provides a vital chance for individuals facing drug-related charges to pursue rehabilitative education instead of traditional prosecution, prioritizing recovery and education over punishment. Our structured classes focus on evidence-based education, guiding participants in understanding substance abuse, its consequences, and strategies for managing drug-related behaviors. With a tailored curriculum emphasizing addiction's root causes and healthy coping mechanisms, our goal is to equip individuals with the skills for positive, lasting change, reducing the risk of future legal issues. Choosing our certified Drug Diversion Program signifies a significant step towards both legal compliance and personal growth. We are dedicated to offering a supportive educational experience, respecting each participant's journey towards a healthier future.

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Tutoring Victorville Onlyg

At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., 
Our tutoring program is specifically tailored to meet the needs of youths aged 11 to 18 who are facing academic challenges. With individualized support from a credentialed teacher, students receive personalized attention to help them overcome obstacles and succeed academically. We understand that every student is unique, which is why our tutoring sessions are customized to address each student's specific learning needs and goals. Whether struggling with math, English, science, or any other subject, our qualified tutors are here to provide guidance and assistance. Additionally, funding options are available to ensure that every student has access to the support they need to thrive in their academic pursuits.

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Supervised Visitations

At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., 
Our agency offers supervised visitation services for parents and children as mandated by court orders. These supervised visits provide a safe and monitored environment for families during their time together. Our supervised visitation program is court-approved, ensuring compliance with legal requirements. We understand the importance of maintaining a secure and supervised setting for these visits to facilitate positive interactions between parents and children. Our trained supervisors ensure that visits are conducted in accordance with court directives, prioritizing the well-being and safety of all parties involved. If the court has mandated supervised visitation, our agency is here to provide the necessary support and oversight.

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Random Drug Testing

At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., 
We offer our drug testing services, where we prioritize convenience, accuracy, and efficiency. Our on-site drug testing is available for both adults and children, providing quick and reliable results within just 10 minutes. Whether you prefer scheduled appointments or walk-ins, our doors are open to accommodate your needs. As a court-approved facility, our drug testing procedures adhere to legal standards and are recognized by the court system. We understand the importance of timely and accurate results, especially in situations requiring legal compliance or personal accountability. Trust our experienced team to provide professional and confidential drug testing services that meet your needs with precision and efficiency.

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At High Desert Child, Adolescent & Family Services Center, Inc., we're dedicated to guiding you through your drug use disorder journey here on the high desert of Southern California.

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