Addiction Resource Guide

The Addiction Recovery Center (The ARC)

Freestanding Outpatient Program for Sexually Compulsive Behaviors Santa Clara County, California

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


What Makes Us Different & Special:

"We specialize in the treatment of sexually compulsive behaviors in a full outpatient treatment program. We are the only such OP in the San Francisco Bay area authorized to use the Life STAR materials."

Treatment Philosophy:

"12 Step based, utilizing workbook material specially designed to treat sexually compulsive behaviors and underlying trauma."

Family Program:

"Addicts and partners obtain treatment concurrently, therby improving family dynamics. Teens and parents also receive treatment together."

Who We Serve

"Adults - both the addict and the partner in concurrent group tracks for 18-24 months; Teens - short 7 week program around pornography, as well as family support."
    Evening Treatment Available Yes
    Detox Available: No

    Client Population Profile:

    Average number of individuals seen each week: 40
    Average number of adolescents seen each week: 0
    Percent receiving treatment 3 times a week or more 0%
    Percent employed 90%
    Percent women 50%
    Percent active in 12 Step group AND have a sponsor 75%
    Receiving receiving individual sessions only 0%
    Receiving receiving psychiatric medication (from any source) 20%

    Licensing and Accreditation:

    Licensed by: Individual practioners-State of California
    Type of License: MFT
    Accredited by: Board of Behavioral Sciences California

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (408) 491-9804
24 hour phone: None
Address: 3880 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite 206
San Jose, CA 95124