Alta Mira Recovery Programs
125 Bulkley Avenue, Sausalito, California, 94965
Situated on a serene campus overlooking the San Francisco Bay, Alta Mira Recovery Programs provides adult men and women with comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction treatment — as well as dual diagnosis services — in a luxury setting. The residential rehab combines proven clinical practices with cutting-edge therapies, neuropsychological testing, individualized treatment plans, and a wide range of holistic services. The facility’s unique “brain healthy” treatment model is endorsed by The American Society of Addiction Medicine and addresses the neurobiological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of addiction.
- Spiritual Counseling
- Creative Art Therapy
Family ProgramResearch shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.
Medical DetoxificationDrugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
Meet the Staff
- Drew PaxtonExecutive DirectorDrew’s professional experience in the technology and recovery industries is extensive, spanning over three decades. Mr. Paxton was most recently employed as Chief Marketing Officer for OneHealth Solutions, Inc., a technology company dedicated to connecting individuals dealing with chronic medical and behavioral conditions, including addiction and co-occurring behavioral health disorders. Before OneHealth, Drew served as CEO of Alta Mira Treatment Programs under a prior ownership group. Drew came to Alta Mira initially from The Betty Ford Center where he served as Clinical and Executive Director for their nationally recognized 90-Day Program. Drew also served for several years as Director of Admissions and Business Development at The Betty Ford Center. Earlier in his career, Drew worked at prestigious management consulting firms such as The Boston Consulting Group and L.E.K. Consulting. Additionally he ran global marketing for the QuickBooks brand at Intuit. Drew received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and French from Stanford University. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration in Marketing and International Business from Harvard Business School.
- Nancy Bailey, PhDClinical DirectorAs Clinical Director, Dr. Bailey is responsible for managing Alta Mira’s clinical program including primary therapy, neuropsychological testing and assessment, recovery counseling, detox services, and workshop faculty. Dr. Bailey was most recently employed as Clinical Director for The Meadows, a nationally recognized treatment center focused on trauma and addiction. Prior to serving as its Clinical Director, Dr. Bailey spent several years at The Meadows working as a Sr. Clinical Liaison, Workshop Counselor, and In-House Interventionist. Before The Meadows, Dr. Baily served as a Primary Therapist at Rosewood Ranch Center for Eating Disorders and as a Program Director at White Deer Run, a CRC Health facility. Bailey’s passion and commitment to working in the field of addiction and mental health began in 1994 at The Caron Foundation. Dr. Bailey has a deep commitment to recovery and healing family systems that have been impacted by addiction and dysfunction, particularly women that have been victims of sexual assault or domestic violence. In addition, Dr. Bailey has a passion for innovative treatment modalities like somatic experiencing, neuro-feedback, psychodrama, and equine therapy.