Imagine a place where hope is transformed into healing, where you are greeted with acceptance, not judgment. Lifeskills South Florida is a place where second chances become new beginnings. For 30 years we have been a trusted provider, dually-licensed to treat primary mental health and substance use disorders for men and women ages 18 and over.
Treatment at Lifeskills focuses not just on the presenting problems but targets the underlying disorders that contribute to them. Our caring professionals partner with clients and their families to design an effective, customized care plan utilizing a comprehensive approach to treatment addressing all the challenges that clients face.
We are here to help. Call 866-321-9430 to speak with our admissions team.
Lifeskills South Florida is a trusted mental health treatment provider serving clients and families for over 30 years. We are dually licensed to treat psychiatric and substance use disorders.
Mental Health Programs
One small step is all it takes to begin your journey of physical, emotional and spiritual healing. With the help of our mental health programs, you will adopt a compassionate, confidential approach to recovery.
Dually licensed and contracted as a specialty provider to treat veterans with a primary mental health or substance use diagnosis, Lifeskills is proud to work with Veteran Affairs as a Network Provider.
Lifeskills South Florida encourages residents to adopt a healthy lifestyle; therefore, they participate in a full range of fitness and recreational activities which are made available to them. Residents have access to a gym, swimming pool and basketball. They also receive a membership and transportation to and from a local fitness club. Morning meditation and yoga within the clinical setting and at a local beach are also an integral part of the Lifeskills’ path to healing.
“Ever since I first stepped foot onto the Lifeskills South Florida property I felt welcome. The staff are very professional and the clients are also peaceful and supportive towards one another. It’s been a wonderful experience! I’m more than thrilled that my medication was updated. I feel so much better. I cannot thank all of you enough.”
– Grateful Client
“Lifeskills has been a center of excellence and a place I am proud of. Lifeskills South Florida supported me and provided me with specialty training in EMDR AND DBT to ensure that I was as clinically skilled as possible for providing treatment to those with trauma and BPD. THANK YOU LIFESKILLS! I highly recommend us to my colleagues, family and friends.”
– Anonymous Professional
“As a licensed mental health professional who works with numerous programs across the country, I know that I can trust Lifeskills South Florida with my most complex referrals. It has been an absolute pleasure getting to know and coming to trust the leadership and staff at Lifeskills. Dr. Ockman is extremely helpful and always accommodating with anything that might arise with a client. He provides sound leadership to his clinical staff and I feel that as a team they bring an expert level of skill to assist the clients that are entrusted to their care.”
– Matthew Abraham
“Over several years we have made many referrals to Lifeskills South Florida and the feedback following admission has been positive. The programming is empirically based treatment and the staff is knowledgeable about the latest recommended treatments for various co-occurring disorders. The clinical staff is responsive to us referents and to their clients. The facility is conducive to recovery and demonstrates the respect the program has for their clients. The clinical team is exceptional. They have a shared vision of clinical excellence that is truly reflected in the leadership of the program.”
– University-based teaching facility
The Lifeskills South Florida staff is available seven days a week to provide information on our facility, our program or our admission process. We are also available to schedule a confidential assessment for yourself, a family member, friend, or client. To accommodate our clients, we conduct assessments for admissions over the telephone or in person at Lifeskills South Florida.