Casa Palmera Del Mar

Experience life-changing substance use and mental health treatment at our treatment centers near San Diego.

Del Mar, California, is a charming town near San Diego, making this a tranquil setting to heal from substance use and mental health disorders. No matter your level of care, our Del Mar locations offer ideal spaces to truly focus on recovery and coping skills.


Casa Palmera Del Mar – Residential Treatment

When you need residential treatment, look no further than the beautiful grounds of Casa Palmera Del Mar. Features include:

  • Small staff-to-patient ratio
  • Luxurious setting with ocean breezes
  • Gourmet chef-prepared meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Private and semi-private rooms
  • World-class gym and rock wall
  • Yoga, tai chi and acupuncture
  • Adventure therapy
  • Off-site excursions (beach days, hiking, etc.)


Casa Palmera Del Mar – Outpatient Treatment

When you have stepped down or need treatment that doesn’t require 24-hour stays, our outpatient treatment center has a wealth of therapies in a serene setting to help you overcome a substance use or mental health disorder.


Experienced Care in Del Mar

Take comfort in knowing that our scenic center is staffed with a diverse team of qualified psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, licensed psychotherapists and registered nurses. No matter how complex your struggles, our approach can bring lasting recovery for your mind, body and spirit. Here’s a look what else you can expect:

  • Dialectical behavior treatment (DBT), cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) and acceptance & commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Neurofeedback
  • Trauma recovery
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy (for outpatient care)
  • Stars & Stripes program for veterans and active-duty military
  • Professional-specific programs for athletes, aviation and transportation workers
  • Active alumni association


Casa Palmera Del Mar Is Truly Changing Lives

Patients who complete treatment here are more in control of the symptoms of their addiction, have hope for a better life and have improved self-confidence. Look at some of our latest patient outcomes*:

  • 99% can identify triggers
  • 98% understand how to control their symptoms
  • 99% believe they can handle what happens in life
  • 99% say they can help themselves get better
*Percentage includes patients who admitted to Casa Palmera in 2022 and completed the Recovery Assessment Scale (RAS; N = 884). As patients admitted to Casa Palmera present with addiction as their primary mental illness, “addiction” here also refers to “mental illness experience” as written in the RAS.


Meet the Leadership of Casa Palmera Del Mar

Phyllis Meagher, CEO



Find Lifelong Recovery at Casa Palmera Del Mar

The experiences you have with us and the relationships formed here will shape the rest of your life. Look at what our former patients have to say about their time in treatment with us and what it has meant for them:

“Casa Palmera has changed my life. I now have self-worth and a true understanding of my disease. The therapists are incredible and nurses everyone here met my needs.” -Former patient

“Casa Palmera gave me a second chance, it showed me how to love myself and that I’m not a bad person, I just make wrong choices. I’m grateful.” -Former patient

“If you are ready and willing to embrace what the program teaches, this program can certainly change your life, and help you to prevent relapsing and eliminate unhealthy thinking patterns.” -Former patient