Soothe Your Mind at a Co-Occurring Disorder Center

Soothe Your Mind at a Co-Occurring Disorder Center

Elena Kapustina, MBA, PsyD 02/26/18
mental health issues

It seems that life gets more and more hectic with each passing day for many of us. You can find yourself under stress and pressure from all corners of your life – at work, at home, with loved ones, and with friends – to the point where you may feel like you are going to…

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Iris Healing Retreat Has Been Accredited By The Joint Commission

Elena Kapustina, MBA, PsyD 11/21/17
Iris Healing Retreat

This past week, all of us at Iris Healing Retreat received some uplifting and important news. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (also known as the JCAHO) has now accredited our organization for all of our different levels of behavioral health care. This includes our Drug and Alcohol Detox Programs, our Residential Treatment Programs and our Addiction and Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programs (just to name…

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Peace, Harmony & Silencing The Impulses

Elena Kapustina, MBA, PsyD 10/10/17
Peace, Harmony & Silencing The Impulses

Let’s face it, we live in a very fast-paced world. Los Angeles in particular feels like it moves a mile a minute and seems to thrive upon the concept of instant gratification. This makes it nearly impossible to sometimes find peace, harmony and a way of silencing the impulses. Now of course there is nothing…

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Iris Hits the Road to the Japanese Garden

Elena Kapustina, MBA, PsyD 03/24/17
Japanese Gardens - Iris Healing

One of the unique attributes of Iris Healing Retreat is that we believe in doing the hard work of recovery in uplifting and enriching settings on a regular basis. So it was that last week Iris residents made a field trip to the beautiful Japanese Garden, adjacent to Lake Balboa. The garden’s purpose is to…

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