Ready to help your loved one take the next step towards lasting recovery?

We’re here to help.

Witnessing a loved one struggle with a mental health disorder or substance use disorder is extremely difficult and finding the right treatment program may feel impossible. At Lifeskills, we ensure our clients can successfully transition back into their home life, family life, and careers with newfound self-esteem, direction, and control. Together, we can provide your loved one with the help they need to ensure sustained recovery.

What Makes Lifeskills Different?

What Family Members Are Saying

Our clients’ families trust us to help them on their mental health and substance use disorder recovery journeys. And after reading about their experiences at Lifeskills, we hope you’ll trust us as well.

Grateful Family Member of a Former Lifeskills Client

Our family has faced many challenges and Lifeskills was a blessing for us. They have a very informative family weekend which helped our family grow closer. They helped us gain insights and the information they provided will be valuable for years to come. The employees are skilled professionals and saved our family. We cannot thank them enough.

Grateful Family Member of a Former Lifeskills Client

Grateful Family Member of a Former Lifeskills Client

Lifeskills South Florida was the perfect place to treat my child’s mental health and addiction issues. The staff ‘s qualifications and areas of expertise enabled my child to get the targeted therapy that was needed. The staff was always available to answer questions and treated my family with dignity and respect. I particularly appreciated the family therapy sessions. I would highly recommend Lifeskills.

Grateful Family Member of a Former Lifeskills Client

Grateful Friend of a Former Life skills Client

We were desperate to get help for a family friend, so we reached out to Lifeskills. With the help of the staff and Dr. David, the clinical director, he was inresidential treatment for two months and then he transferred to outpatient care. During his stay, we visited with him, met the staff members, and toured the beautiful facility. I’m so thankful that we found this amazing center to help our dear friend get the help he needed. He’s been mentally healthy, clean, and sober for 16 months. Thank you Lifeskills!

Grateful Friend of a Former Life skills Client

Grateful Family Member of a Former Lifeskills Client

Thank you so much for a mind-blowing, intuitive, and informative weekend! We both felt that we came away from the Family Weekend experience with so much new information. We feel like we know ourselves as well as our daughter so much better. You do good work and it’s much appreciated!

Grateful Family Member of a Former Lifeskills Client
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Lifeskills Far Outpaces National Clinical Benchmarks

As a National Center of Clinical Excellence, Lifeskills is a leading authority whose treatment outcomes consistently outpace the industry across the board. In 2020, our clients reported:

Overall reduction in symptom
Average reduction in psychosis symptoms
Reported an increase in their perceptions of the benefits of taking their medications as prescribed
Learn more about Lifeskills outcomes

Seven Clinical Pathways

As the foundation of Lifeskills evidence-based treatment, our Seven Clinical Pathways include:

1. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Pathway

Primarily used to treat personality disorders including borderline personality disorder (BPD) and emotional dysregulation

2. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Pathway

Primarily used to treat mood and anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

3. Substance Use Disorder Pathway

Primary modalities include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for substance use

4. Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) Pathway

Primarily used to treat thought disorders and psychosis

5. Trauma Treatment Pathway

Primary modalities include cognitive processing therapy (CPT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Seeking Safety, and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)

6. Process Addiction Pathway

Primarily treat video game and technology addiction

7. Metabolic Fitness Pathway

Targeted to individuals that are at risk of developing cardiometabolic syndrome and includes culinary arts, fitness training, and nutrition coaching (provided in tandem with our other clinical pathways)

What We Treat and Our Therapies

Our Therapies

As part of our Seven Clinical Pathways and holistic treatment approach, we leverage multiple evidence-based clinical modalities and other therapies.

Evidence-based, Best Practice Clinical Modalities:

Additional Therapies:

  • Family Support Program
  • Individual, Family, and Group Psychotherapy Sessions
  • Nutritional Assessments
  • Pharmacogenetic Testing
  • Psychiatric Medication Evaluation, Treatment, and Management
  • Recreational Therapy
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Levels of Care

At Lifeskills, we offer a range of intensity that helps support each client’s unique clinical needs on their road to recovery. We will work closely with your loved one to find the best fit within our programs.

Residential Treatment (RTC)

This level of care is for clients who need a safe, structured, and more intensive care environment. The North Campus offers more intensive supervision and stabilization in a home-like environment, while the South Campus provides support and structure in a more social setting.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Our PHP is a five-day-a-week, therapeutic day program that allows individuals to take the next step in independence from a residential environment while retaining the structured programming needed to continue recovery.

Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP)

This level of care is a three-day a week therapeutic program that accepts direct admissions, as well as clients that are stepping down from a higher level of care.

Transitional Living

Osceola House offers a transitional living option for residents to learn self-management skills, while increasing responsibility and taking steps towards independence in a supportive environment. Many clients live at Osceola House while attending PHP or IOP, and in addition may be working, volunteering, or attending school.

Taking the Next Step

We’re so glad you took the first step in getting treatment for your loved one by visiting our site. If you’d like to speak with a knowledgeable team member who can answer your questions and guide you through the next steps, call us at 754-212-8299 or fill out the form.

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