The Core Centers
2500 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33305
The Core Centers believe that individualized care and one-on-one therapy are integral components of a successful drug and alcohol treatment program. The holistic rehab utilizes a wide range of evidenced-based modalities and innovate approaches, including group psychotherapy, intensive individual therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, to help clients undercover underlying issues, break free from addictive behaviors and maintain lifelong sobriety.
- Nutrition Counseling
- Life Skills Training
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.
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.
Meet the Staff
- Paola Estrada, LCSWClinical DirectorPaola Estrada is the Clinical Director of The Core Centers and she is the leader of the Clinical Team. Paola is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and her experiences is in the best practices for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. She has extensive experience in running an addiction treatment programs, program administration and clinical supervision of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Ms. Estrada specializing in substance abuse treatment, adult, children and family therapy, co-occurring disorders, trauma victims and crisis intervention.
- Allison Zaretski, CRCTherapist/Substance Abuse CounselorAllison Zaretski has a dual Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Mental Health Counseling from Florida Atlantic University. She is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). Allison joined The Core Centers with counseling experience in substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment. In addition, she has worked with people with visual and physical disabilities. Allison has provided individual counseling, case management, vocational counseling, group therapy and family therapy with both children and adults.
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