Las Encinas Recovery Center
2900 East Del Mar Boulevard, Pasadena, California, 91107
Aurora Behavioral Health’s Las Encinas Hospital offers comprehensive residential and intensive outpatient addiction treatment services to chemically dependent individuals struggling with substance abuse. Services provided include assessment and detoxification, individualized treatment planning, individual and group therapy, family counseling, and life skills training featuring topics such as healthy coping, relaxation techniques, stress management, and assertiveness. Aftercare services are provided upon discharge as needed.
- Intensive inpatient program
- Assistance with the transition back to the community
Chemical DependencyThe Chemical Dependency Program offers medically monitored hospital inpatient detoxification. Continued treatment and rehabilitation is available through our residential treatment center and intensive outpatient programs.
Psychiatric TreatmentThe quality of the environment and the clinical staff is the foundation of our mental health treatment. Las Encinas Hospital’s treatment is provided in a warm and friendly environment by well-trained, highly motivated staff that takes pride in delivering quality care.
Meet the Staff
- Warren "Beau" Christenson, DOCo-Director of Aurora Las Encinas Hospital Chemical Dependency ServicesBoard Certification: Adult Psychiatry Specialty: Addiction Dr. Christenson, affectionately known as “Dr. Beau”, is Co-Director of Aurora Las Encinas Hospital Chemical Dependency Services. He joined Las Encinas Hospital in 2011, after completion of an Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. Dr. Christenson’s academic career includes a Psychiatry Residency at University of Southern California. He has significant experience at the Houston/DeBakey Veterans Administration Hospital and the prestigious Menninger Clinic in Houston, Texas. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Touro University in Nevada and holds a B.S in Biology from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California.
- Daniel Thomas Suzuki, M.D.Medical DirectorCertifications: Psychiatry and Neurology Specialties: Adult Psychiatry Dr. Suzuki is the Medical Director of Aurora Las Encinas Hospital. He joined the medical staff of the hospital in 1988, and also is a partner at San Marino Psychiatric Associates in San Marino. Dr. Suzuki received his undergraduate degree at Stanford University, attended medical school at Northwestern University Medical School and completed his residency at the UCLA San Fernando Valley Program in Psychiatry. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the USC Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Suzuki was selected by his fellow physicians as a “Top Doc”, as published in the June 2009 edition of Pasadena Magazine.