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Specialized Program

Licensed Professionals Track

Helping licensed professionals overcome struggles with substance abuse and return to their careers in full health.


For individuals working as licensed professionals, recovery from addiction comes with a unique set of challenges. At Greenhouse Treatment Center, we offer designated treatment for these individuals in our Licensed Professionals Treatment Program

Who We Treat

Who We Treat

We welcome those working in a licensed professional role, including (but not limited to):
  • Doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Dentists
  • Physician’s assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Lawyers
Our Approach

Our Approach

Greenhouse Treatment Center’s Licensed Professionals Treatment Program offers specially designed treatment for substance use and co-occurring disorders with a team who has over 35 years of experience in working with these professionals. Our expert staff understands that, in order for treatment to be successful, the unique recovery challenges of this population need to be considered and addressed. These challenges include:
  • High stress work environments
  • Caregiver stress and burnout
  • High professional expectations
  • Shame and stigma
  • Unclear boundaries
  • Access to pharmaceuticals
  • High exposure to trauma or trauma-related incidents
  • Licensing concerns
  • Fears about the ability to continue in the profession
Intake Process

Intake Process

When you enter our Licensed Professionals Treatment Program, you’ll receive a comprehensive, individualized assessment that looks at your medical and substance use history and mental health/co-occurring disorders to determine your treatment needs. The assessment may also include:
  • Lab studies with comprehensive toxicology screenings
  • Neuropsychiatric testing when appropriate
  • Pharmacogenetic testing (available upon request).
Lead Therapist

Lead Therapist

Maria Esther Ontiveros-Flores, Lead Primary Therapist

A former general nurse who transitioned to the field of psychology, Mrs. Ontiveros joined the mental health and substance abuse field in 1987 as a licensed professional in addiction and counseling. Ontiveros became a professional speaker at nationwide conferences for Spanish-speaking AA members.  Her passion for reaching out to others is inspired by her own family history of alcoholism.  Mrs. Ontiveros is certified in DBT, CCTP, and EMDR. She is also a formal member of Milton Erickson Institute and licensed as an auricular acupuncturist for addiction treatment.

The treatment team also includes doctors, nurses, master’s degree-level and licensed mental health professionals, advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and case managers. All staff members work as integrated treatment team to meet you where you are and best serve your treatment needs.

Why Choose Us?

Why Choose Us?

Addiction can take so much from you, but there is hope. Greenhouse Treatment Center’s individualized treatment approach is aimed at helping you recover from your substance use disorder and reintegrate back into your work environment fully sober and healthy. While in our program, you’ll be assigned a specific therapist who will be your main support as you work to face the challenges you’ll need to overcome to get back to doing what you love. Our treatment services address addiction from many angles and include:
  • Individual and group therapy focused on the licensed professional’s needs.
  • Co-occurring disorder/mental health groups.
  • Wellness-focused treatments including bio-sound therapy, pain management, yoga, nutritional assessments, and more.
  • Stress management training.
  • Trauma groups.
  • Grief and loss groups.
  • Emotional regulation behavior group.
  • Relapse prevention groups.
  • Relapse prevention acupuncture group.
  • Goals and intervention groups.

Full Spectrum of Treatment Options

Greenhouse Treatment Center provides dedicated treatment at all levels of care to ensure that you can access the right services at the right time. Our full continuum of care allows you to step down to less intensive programs as you meet treatment goals (or conversely step up to more intensive forms if you need extra support).

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    Medical Detoxification

    Safe treatment for substance dependence under the 24/7 supervision of medical professionals.

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    Inpatient Rehabilitation

    Perfect for those who need medical oversight while getting care for their addictions.

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    Residential Treatment

    Structure and stability lays the foundation for recovery.

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    Partial Hospitalization Program

    The intensive treatment hours of residential rehab combined with the freedom to live at home.

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    Intensive Outpatient Program

    A step-down from partial hospitalization with a slightly less intensive treatment schedule.

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    Standard Outpatient Treatment

    The least intensive option, outpatient therapy provides a minimum amount of treatment hours per week.

Our Upscale Environment

Greenhouse Treatment Center Inside

At Greenhouse, we combine the luxuries of a spa with the best quality addiction treatment.