Counseling & Treatment Programs

The Center for Recovering Families

The Council’s Center for Recovering Families is Houston’s premier outpatient provider of treatment for alcoholism, substance abuse, and mental health disorders. Changing lives for the better, the Center for Recovering Families believes that people can recover from more than just addiction. We believe in recovery from destructive behaviors, from trauma, from shame, and from pain and fear. We also believe recovery can be for everyone. Our personalized treatment approaches help the entire family recover from the effects of substance use disorders, process addictions, and mental and behavioral health issues.

Backed by The Council on Recovery's decades-long reputation for excellence, the Center for Recovering Families guides people who are seeking help to lasting and fulfilling recovery. We offer an intensive an outpatient treatment program (IOP), as well as a broad spectrum of treatment services and counseling for adults, adolescents, and children. We have one goal in mind: To help individuals and families understand their problems and offer new ways of thinking and behaving that result in happier and healthier recovering families.

If you want to know more about our counseling services, treatment programs, or staff at the Center for Recovering Families, click on the links below. Or download our CRF Brochure, call 713.914.0556, or contact us directly.

CRF - Clinical Staff


Screening & Assessment

Healing Choices (IOP)


Therapeutic Counseling

Children & Adolescent Services

Can I afford your help?

Because The Council on Recovery is a nonprofit organization, our Center for Recovering Families can offer you world-class outpatient treatment and counseling services at significantly lower fees than most for-profit treatment centers. We also accept many insurance plans which can mean lower out-of-pocket costs to get the help you need. No matter how much your health plan covers, our admission counselors will work with your insurance company to maximize your benefits. [Scroll down to see the insurance companies that The Council works with.]

Note: If you don’t have insurance or resources to pay for services, The Council can still help.  Let us help determine if you qualify for state-funded assistance or other community resources. Click here for more information. We turn no one away.

The Council on Recovery is an "in-network" provider with the following insurance companies and accepts payments from them that may cover some or all of your costs for outpatient services:

  • Aetna
  • Beacon/Value Options
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (MHN)
  • Meritain Health
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • United Behavioral Health

Sometimes, insurance companies have different plans to cover behavioral health services. If you do not see your insurance company on this list, please call us at 713.914.0556, and we will talk to you about other options that may be available to you.