Addictions Specialist Joins Promises as Director of Young Adult Programs

Promises Treatment Centers welcomes Joni Ogle, LCSW, CSAT, as its director of young adult programs. Feb. 27, 2014 — Promises Treatment Centers welcomes Joni Ogle, LCSW, CSAT, as its director of Young Adult Programs. In this role, Ms. Ogle oversees Promises’ intensive outpatient and residential treatment programs for young adults in Los Angeles, Calif. Ms. Ogle has more than 25 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults in addiction, trauma and co-occurring mental health disorders in both a treatment center environment as well as in private practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker and a certified sex addiction therapist with a master’s degree in social work from the University of Houston. She has additional training in Recreational Therapy, Post Induction Therapy and Dr. Brené Brown’s The Daring Way™ Shame Resilience Curriculum. “There is something about the spirit of this company that drew me to it,” Ms. Ogle said. “I am excited to be part of the Promises team and look forward to bringing even greater continuity of care and diversity in programming with a strong clinical focus to the young adults and families we serve.” Promises Young Adult Programs treat young people ages 18 to 30 in a warm, inviting home located halfway between Beverly Hills and the Pacific Ocean. Treatment is rooted in the 12 steps and the Stages of Change model, and also addresses grief/loss, emotion dysregulation, trauma, family dynamics and other issues that may contribute to unhealthy behaviors. Since young adults thrive when they are introduced to a wide range of therapies and allowed to decide which ones resonate with them, Promises offers wolf therapy, spirituality workshops, equine therapy and neurofeedback, among many other innovative therapies. “Joni is very well-respected in the field and brings exceptional clinical leadership to our team,” said Nanci Stockwell, LCSW, MBA, Promises’ regional vice president for California. “She has extensive experience working with the 12 steps and as a recreational therapist doing adventure therapy, equine therapy, art therapy and other experiential therapies, which is a vital part of working with young people.”

About Promises Treatment Centers

Promises Treatment Centers in Malibu and West Los Angeles are the premier addiction treatment centers in Southern California. Led by some of the nation’s leading addiction specialists, Promises has built an international reputation for innovative addiction treatment and exceptional service. Whether an individual requires detox, residential drug rehab, outpatient treatment, extended care or a sober living environment, Promises has been a drug rehabilitation center of choice for more than 25 years. For more information about Promises Treatment Centers, visit or call (866) 285-9441. Promises is part of Promises Behavioral Health, a family of behavioral health care programs that includes The Ranch, The Recovery Place, the Sexual Recovery Institute, Right Step, Lucida Treatment Center, Clarity Way and Journey Healing Centers. Elements offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, sexual addiction, trauma, eating disorders and other mental health disorders. We are committed to delivering clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the client but for the entire family system. For more information about Promises Behavioral Health, visit

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