Residential Treatment Program in South Florida


  1. Tailored treatment plans for individual needs
  2. Expert care team in a healing environment
  3. 24/7 medical supervision and assistance
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Admission Process

The Path to Recovery Starts Here

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Step 1

Get in Touch

Start your recovery journey: Call or contact us online

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Step 2

Pre-Admission Assessment

Confidential assessment to tailor your treatment plan

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Step 3

Verification of Insurance

We verify your coverage and clarify costs with your insurer

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Step 4


Set your admission date and prepare for your stay


Holistic Recovery in Healing Environment

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Meet Our Compassionate Experts

Expert Licensed Clinicians Committed to Your Recovery
  • Dr. Joel Wertheimer, MD

    Wertheimer, MD

  • Lisa Micheletti

    Micheletti, LMHC

    Clinical Director
  • Alejandro Jimenez

    Jimenez, RN

    Director of Nursing
  • Matthew Rosborogh


    Executive Director
  • Barbara Barroso

    Barroso, RCSWI

    Primary Therapist
  • Sarah Pastor

    Pastor, LMHC

    Primary Therapist
  • Stephine Yaskal

    Yaskal, MS, CAP

    Primary Therapist
  • Heather Brathwaite

    Brathwaite, PhD, PMHNP-BC

    Nurse Practitioner
  • Alexander Sweeney


    Operations Manager
  • Kevin Kluge


    Case Manager

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Frequetly Asked Questions

Through a comprehensive evaluation process, we take the time to understand your unique needs, challenges, and goals. This personalized assessment ensures that we recommend the most appropriate level of care that aligns with your specific situation.

The daily schedule at our residential facility is thoughtfully designed to promote healing, personal growth, and recovery.

  • Morning: Start the day with a nutritious breakfast followed by group sessions or educational workshops.  This is also a time for specialized therapy sessions depending on individual treatment plans.
  • Afternoon: After lunch, there are group therapy sessions focused on various topics such as coping skills, stress management, and interpersonal relationships. Clients also engage in recreational or expressive therapies like art, music, or physical activity, which are essential for holistic healing. This period may also include life skills training or relapse prevention education.
  • Evening: Dinner is followed by group meetings and specialty therapies. The day concludes with some free time for personal reflection, journaling, or informal social interaction among peers.
  • Throughout the Day: Scheduled breaks and leisure time are interspersed to ensure clients can rest and reflect on their recovery journey.

Our residential location offers modern, vibrant and inviting communal areas where patients can engage in various recreational activities. Enjoy yoga, meditation, ping pong, outdoor movie nights with a projector screen, fitness classes, art classes, and board games.


We also have an Outdoor Pergola and Lounge area where you can relax and unwind amidst the serene surroundings.

We recognize the importance of staying connected with loved ones and the outside world while embarking on your journey to recovery. To support this, we have a thoughtful phone policy in place, designed to balance the need for connection with the focus required for your treatment.

Our clients are welcome to make up to three phone calls each week using phones provided by our facility. This policy ensures that you maintain the essential lines of communication with your family and friends, while also dedicating yourself fully to the healing process

Nestled in the heart of Hollywood, Florida, Compassion Behavioral Health offers a sanctuary for healing and transformation. Our location combines the serenity of a calm environment with the convenience of accessibility, ensuring that beginning your journey toward wellness is both easy and comforting.

Our facility welcomes adults aged 18 and over, providing specialized care and support tailored to the unique needs of the adult population.

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Residential Treatment Program

What Is a Residential Treatment Program?

Residential treatment, also known as inpatient treatment, is a comprehensive, intensive form of therapy designed for individuals with significant mental health issues, substance use disorders, or other behavioral problems.

It involves staying at a treatment facility for a certain period, typically ranging from a few weeks to a month.

Key features of residential treatment include:

  • 24-hour supervision and support
  • Structured environment with schedule daily activities and schedule
  • Intensive therapy such as individual and group therapies
  • Medical and psychiatric care
  • Safe and controlled setting
  • Focus on recovery without distractions
  • Holistic approaches such as meditation, art therapy

Who Might Need Residential Treatment?

Residential treatment is typically recommended for individuals who require a more intensive and structured therapeutic environment than what outpatient or intensive outpatient programs can provide.

People who might need residential treatment include:

  • Individuals with severe mental health disorders: Those who are experiencing severe symptoms of mental health conditions like major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or severe anxiety disorders may benefit from the structured environment of residential treatment.
  • People with chronic substance use issues: Individuals struggling with long-term or severe addiction, especially those who have not been successful with outpatient treatments or have a history of relapse, might find residential treatment more effective.
  • People with dual diagnoses: Individuals who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders often benefit from the comprehensive approach of residential treatment programs that can address both issues simultaneously.
  • Individuals with a high risk of harm: People who pose a danger to themselves or others, such as those with severe suicidal ideation or aggressive behaviors, may need the safety and supervision provided by residential treatment.
  • People who lack a supportive home environment: Individuals who do not have a stable or supportive home environment, which is crucial for recovery, might find the controlled environment of a residential program more conducive to their treatment.
  • Patients with a history of treatment non-compliance: People who have had difficulty following treatment plans or medication regimens in less structured settings may find more success in a residential program’s intensive and controlled environment. This setting provides the necessary structure and support to help maintain consistency in treatment and medication management.
  • Individuals with complex or refractory conditions: Those who have complex, multifaceted disorders or conditions that have not responded to previous treatments might require the specialized and intensive care available in residential treatment.

Benefits of Residential Treatment

One of the biggest benefits of seeking an inpatient program is that you can receive well-rounded, integrated care. It’s incredibly freeing to remove yourself from your previous environment and get away from toxic people and triggering places. Having this distance is enough for some people to gain a new perspective on their recovery.

Other benefits of residential treatment include:

  • Structured environment: Residential treatment provides a controlled, structured environment, free from the distractions and triggers of everyday life. This setting allows individuals to focus solely on their recovery.
  • 24/7 medical supervision and support: Continuous access to medical professionals and therapists ensures that individuals receive the necessary care and support. This is especially crucial for those who may experience withdrawal symptoms or need constant mental health support.
  • Comprehensive treatment plans: These programs typically offer personalized treatment plans that address not only the addiction or mental illness but also any underlying issues. This holistic approach can include therapy, medical treatment, nutritional support, and physical fitness programs.
  • Therapeutic community: Living in a community with others who are facing similar challenges provides a support network of peers. This community aspect can enhance emotional support, understanding, and a sense of belonging.
  • Skill building and education: Many programs include educational sessions and skill-building activities to help individuals learn how to cope with stress, avoid relapse, and manage their mental health effectively.
  • Family involvement and therapy: Residential treatment often involves family members in the recovery process through counseling and educational programs, helping to repair and strengthen family dynamics.

Explore Our Residential Treatment Program at Compassion Behavioral Health

Compassion Behavioral Health (CBH) is a renowned mental health and substance abuse treatment center in South Florida, offering personalized and sustainable rehabilitation programs for both men and women.

Our mission is to assist individuals from a variety of backgrounds in battling addiction and moving towards more rewarding and healthier lives.

By taking part in our residential treatment program you can expect to:

  • Be surrounded by a supportive community
  • Receive around-the-clock support from licensed nurses and staff
  • Reside in a distraction-free, safe environment
  • Remove yourself from triggers and toxic people/situations
  • Work on your mental illness and addiction simultaneously
  • Have a wide range of tools and therapies at your disposal
  • Develop friendships with sober supportive individuals
  • Practice a new, healthy schedule

Our facilities are supported by a team of caring and skilled professionals. These experts are not only proficient in their specialties but also deeply committed to offering empathetic care.

We acknowledge the critical importance of family in the recovery journey. Therefore, our program includes extensive family involvement. Our approach goes beyond treating our patients; we aim to create a strong support system post-treatment that includes family therapy.

Our commitment to support goes beyond our clinical environment. We continue to provide guidance and support even after our clients start their path with Compassion Behavioral Health. Our goal is to excel in delivering exceptional treatment and creating a nurturing environment for our clients and their families.