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37066 Bankside Dr., Cathedral City, California, 92234
The iRecover program at Serenity Palms offers individuals a unique and innovative residential treatment program for alcohol and drug addiction. The facility combines traditional recovery methods with technology, giving each client access to a recovery-based iPad program that serves as an additional resource for information, interactive therapy, and personal journaling. Surrounded by a supportive staff, a beautiful setting, and a calm and secluded atmosphere, Serenity Palms gives each client the opportunity to overcome destructive behavior patterns, set exciting life goals, and develop the skills necessary to live a full and productive life in sobriety.

Facility Highlights

  • 90 days aftercare
  • Accredited program
  • iRecover iPad upon arrival

Specialization

  • Medical Detoxification

    Drugs 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.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people to understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.

Facility Settings

  • Private/Secluded

Meet the Staff

  • Emerson McGhee
    Emerson McGheeSite Director
    Emerson McGhee is a RAS II (Registered Addiction Specialist II), CCDS (Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Specialist), and a MATC (Medication Assisted Treatment Counselor). Emerson gained his professional experience in the addiction/recovery field working in several different modalities since 2007. He has worked has both a counselor and program director. Emerson is clean and sober today and very grateful for his recovery. “I’m honored to be part of our client’s journey.”
  • Cindy Miyamoto
    Cindy MiyamotoAdmissions Coordinator
    Cindy Miyamoto has a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Sociology from the University of Santa Barbara, and Masters of Science, Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Phoenix. She is a Registered Marriage Family Therapist Intern. Cindy has prior experience in the addiction treatment field working as a youth counselor for adolescents struggling with substance abuse and related problems. Cindy has also worked as a Marriage Family Therapist trainee and a case manager for sober and transitional living. In the next year Cindy plans to further her education and begin her Doctorate in Psychology at Capella University.

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