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Psychology You Can Rely On.

If you are struggling with substance abuse, dealing with a family crisis, or struggling with relationships, Dr. Samuels can provide you with the tools you need to overcome.

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Dr. Samuels has decades of expierence treating addiction, working with families, and healing relationships. He founded The Hills Treatment Center and was program director at Promises in Malibu, CA.

Alcohol and Addiction Recovery

Alcohol & Addiction Recovery / Referral

An individual struggling with substance abuse and addiction has implemented many harmful and unhealthy habits in their lives.

Addiction affects all aspects of a person’s being including…

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Family Crisis Intervention and Management

Family Crisis Intervention

Stress and crisis are both difficult experiences for families, and it’s important to understand the relationship between the two.

Some experts use the words interchangeably, but many…

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Couples Counseling

Couples Counseling / Healing Relationships

It’s normal to feel nervous about your first couples counseling session, especially if you’ve never seen a therapist before.

The counselor is there to be a neutral third party and to…

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Psychotherapy Service

Psychotherapy Treatment

There are also many different styles, approaches, and philosophies of psychotherapy.

While there are many objective facts in the field of psychology, professionals sometimes…

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Dr. Samuels Utilizes Successful Methods

Behavioral Therapy

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Humanistic Approach

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Dr. Samuels has decades of expierence treating addiction, working with families, and healing relationships. He founded The Hills Treatment Center and was program director at Promises in Malibu, CA.

Interested in getting help for you or a loved one?

Join The Many People Who Have Found Sobriety and Healed Relationships

As a former addict himself and someone who has dealt with complex family dynamics, Dr. Samuels knows personally what the struggles are. With decades of sobriety behind him he also knows personally what it takes to overcome.


A good therapist will not try to give you the answers, but rather guide you to the point where you can begin to ask the right questions…for me that was Dr. Samuels.

~ Jim H.


Dr. Samuels is awesome and the therapy was an amazing experience. I would definitely recommend him to anyone suffering from addiction and/or alcoholism.

~ Anonymous


I totally miss Dr. Samuels since I moved. I’ve gotta come back to California and say hello soon. Thank you for giving me such a remarkable life again.

~ Sandra P.

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Alive Again - By Dr. Howard C. Samuels

Alive Again

Recovering From Alcoholismand Drug Addiction

By: Dr. Howard C. Samuels with Jane O’Boyle

Addiction Therapy in Los Angeles

Addiction Therapy in Los Angeles

Substance abuse therapy is an important part of the addiction recovery process. Clients will work with substance abuse therapists located in Los Angeles to help them through the entire addiction recovery process, from the beginning of physical dependence to the end...

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How Trauma Affects the Brain

How Trauma Affects the Brain

Roughly four percent of men and 10 percent of women will experience the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder during their lifetime. PTSD is often the result of sexual trauma at a young age but can develop from many other experiences of trauma as well. PTSD is a...

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Emotional Health Vs Mental Health

Emotional Health Vs Mental Health

Mental health and emotional health are two terms that are often interchanged, but they do not necessarily mean the same thing. Many people eventually realize that emotional health and mental health are important to overall health. In order to consider your mental or...

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