Set Free Alaska, Palmer, Alaska

Mine State Historical Park at Palmer, Alaska
7335 E. Palmer-Wasilla
Palmer, AK, 99645

Overview of Set Free Alaska

The CARF accredited, substance abuse treatment facility Set Free Alaska is a non-profit outpatient substance abuse rehabilitation treatment service provider, which opened it’s doors to the general public in 2010. This facility provides an amazing outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment service and is known to be one of the best rehabilitation facility in Alaska.
Set Free Alaska offers its patients a individual personalized plan which includes the set of treatment options and therapy choices which would be best for their patients. This facility offers individualized and 12-Step treatment plans for patients who are young adults or teenagers. The therapy choices influence different aspects of their patient’s life to aid in the speedy recovery of their patients some of which are trauma therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, relapse prevention, behavioral therapies, and group meetings, etc. Although this is an outpatient treatment facility, Set Free Alaska refers patients who are in need of the services not rendered at this facility to a nearby facility that offers the required services depending on the patient’s needs.
At Set Free Alaska, patients admitted are treated with the utmost care and respect that’s why this facility does not spare resources in providing their patients with qualified staffs who are experts in their various fields of practice. Each staff is certified and licensed to treat patients who are suffering from any form of addiction issues.

Treatment Options at Set Free Alaska

At Set Free Alaska, patients are offered a treatment plan specifically designed and structured to suit them individually and to enable them to recover properly. Each patient must undergo an initial assessment by the facility’s counselor which has a duration of an hour and a half and also comes with its own price tag, and are given their individual plan which influenced by the results from the assessments made.
The treatment options offered at this facility are stretched for nine hours each week, and patients can choose either to come during the day or at night. This is in order for patients who go to work or school to easily fix their schedules and not miss out on any of the activities.
Some treatment options such as inpatient treatment, sober living homes, and medical assisted detox are not available at this facility, but patients who are in need of such services are immediately referred to a nearby rehabilitation facility that does.
The treatment options offered by Set Free Alaska to its patients include:

  • Holistic Treatment
  • Religion-Based Treatment Program
  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment
  • 12-Step Treatment
  • AA/NA Treatment
  • Comprehensive Aftercare Support Treatment

Therapy Choices at Set Free Alaska

Set Free Alaska offers a variety of therapy choices which are board and government approved to help in the recovery process of patients who are suffering from chemical dependency and drug abuse.
Each therapy choice is administered to their patients by qualified personnel who monitors the patient’s progress during the recovery process.
The therapy choices offered to patients by Set Free Alaska include:

  • Trauma Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Life Skills

Payment Options and Insurances

Set Free Alaska charges $80 – $350 for initial assessment. While other services may attract extra charges which are currently uncertain but for more information contact the facility’s officials. Accepted payment options available include:

  • Private Insurance
  • Medicaid
  • Self-pay Options
  • State Financial Aid


Set Free Alaska is accredited by
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

Set Free Alaska Advantages

Established in 2010, Set Free Alaska has been providing licensed rehabilitation services for over 9 years and have made a reputation doing so. They offer their patients a wide range of treatment plans which have been approved to effectively work on patients who are in need of rehabilitation services. Although this facility is an outpatient treatment facility, the patients are offered the best and qualified experts to take care of them for the duration of their stay at the facility.

Staff at Set Free Alaska

At Set Free Alaska, the staffs is a group of carefully selected and screened individuals who are licensed, the government approved and board certified to treat patients who are suffering from addiction problems and ensure the safe recovery of each patient. The group of staff which comprises of Master-level Counselors, physicians, case managers, MDs, consultants, and nurses are all experts and have a lot of years of experience treating patients who are suffering from substance abuse problems. This facility also has administrative staffs who monitor and ensure that the facility is properly managed and taken care of. Set Free Alaska’s clinical staffs to monitor their patient’s recovery progress up close and ensure that the patients are offered the needed tools and services needed for a successful recovery.
Some of the staffs employed to work at Set Free Alaska Include:

  • Mr. Ryan Ray – Founder
  • Philip Licht – Executive Director
  • Daniel Davis PsyD, MAC – Clinical Director
  • Amanda Zeppa, LCSW – Operations Clinical Director
  • Alli Madison, BA – Program Manager-Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient
  • Holly Hoff, BS, MA – Clinician
  • Brandy Tolosa, BS – Clinician
  • Shawn Culp – Counselor
  • Chris Hassen – Counselor
  • Izaak Downing – Counselor
  • Kristine S. Johnson, MSW, CDC I – Counselor
  • Hunter Richards, CDC1 – Counselor
  • Michelle Reiman, CT – Case Manager/Peer Support
  • Joy Stein – Chief Financial Officer
  • Sherry Hill – Operations Director
  • Lisa Hilty – Office Manager
  • Heather Archer, CDC II, BHC II, NCAC I – Clinical QA and Compliance Manager
  • Cassi Sheppard – Administrative Assistant
  • Elizabeth Knecht, MS, CDC 1 – Program Manager
  • Jenn Martin MSW, BA – Clinician

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