Clean Path Behavioral Health, Costa Mesa, California

California. Half Moon Bay
1650 Adams Ave
Costa Mesa, CA, 92626

Overview of Clean Path Behavioral Health

Clean Path Recovery is a drug and alcohol rehab center that provides premier treatment services for addiction and dual-diagnosis mental health disorders to adults. The mission at Clean Path Recovery is to offer holistic and traditional methods of treatment to adults suffering from addiction and bring them back to society as productive individuals. The foundation of treatment at Clean Path Recovery is based on the 12 steps and the belief in a loving higher power which will help clients in achieving everlasting recovery. The core values practiced at the center include the structure of the treatment programs, accountability of every action, understanding of each client’s individual needs, tolerance in all interactions, and unconditional love for the clients. The center has created five levels of change on the path to recovery which every client must take. These five levels are:

  • Discovery: A Newfound Hope
  • Exploration: Acceptance and Love of Self
  • Healing: Emotional Regulation
  • Purpose: Motivation through Action
  • Freedom: The path to Recovery.

Through these five levels of change in the programs of Detoxification, Residential Treatment, Outpatient Services, and Quality Sober Living, clients are empowered to grow as individuals and learn life skills which will help them become acceptable, responsible, and productive members of the community.

Housing and Food at Clean Path Behavioral Health

The residential treatment facility located at Costa Mesa, California offers a home-like and stress-free environment to clients where they can focus on their treatment without any distractions or work stressors from the outside world. There are small units where groups of residents stay and take part in the treatment programs. Clients stay in semi-private rooms shared between two residents. All rooms are comfortably furnished with twin beds, nightstands, lamps, and closets for each client. Each room has an attached bathroom with bathtub, shower, and two sinks. All basic amenities are provided by the center. Living rooms are comfortable and cozy where clients can relax and unwind. The center also offers beautiful outdoor courtyards and lawns where clients can enjoy the sunshine and feel closer to nature. A number of recreational activities are encouraged by the center including music, arts and crafts, beach volleyball, surfing, yoga, canoeing, and other nature experiences. Each unit has a state-of-the-art kitchen where an in-house chef prepares nutritious and healthy cuisines for residents. Residents eat three times a day in the dining room of each unit. The chef also accommodates special dietary specifications and requests of clients. Snacks and beverages are also available through vending machines in each unit.

Treatment Options

The different treatment options available at Clean Path Behavioral Health are:

  • Drug Rehab
  • Alcohol Rehab
  • Drug Detox
  • Alcohol Detox
  • Residential Treatment
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Men’s Treatment
  • Women’s Treatment
  • Outpatient
  • Sober Living
  • Family Program
  • Holistic Treatment
  • Mental Health Programs

The following substances’ abuse is treated at the Clean Path Recovery:

  • Alcohol
  • Opiates
  • Heroin
  • Cocaine
  • Crack
  • Amphetamines
  • Methamphetamines
  • MDMA
  • Ecstasy
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription Drugs


The Clean Path Recovery offers the following therapies to its clients:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Biosound Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Nutritional and Exercise Therapies
  • Interactive/Experiential Therapies
  • Acupressure and Hypnotherapies
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Art and Music Therapy
  • Equine Therapy
  • Nature Experiences
  • Therapeutic Recreational Activities

Payment Options at Clean Path Recovery

Clean Path Behavioral Health provides premier alcohol and drug treatment services to adults. The center provides individualized treatment plans for each client depending on the unique needs, gender, motivation, and other factors of the individual. The center offers affordable treatment options to clients and families including insurance and lending options. The approximate cost of treatment ranges from $650 to $1,000 for 30 days duration. The center works with major insurance companies and accepts their insurance plans. Some of the accepted insurance providers are listed below:

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • HUMANA One
  • United HealthCare
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Licenses and Accreditations

Clean Path Recovery has the following accreditations and licenses:

  • Accredited by the Joint Commission
  • Licensed by the Department of Healthcare Services

The Clean Path Behavioral Health Advantages

Clean Path Behavioral Health offers a number of treatment services to adults for addiction, substance abuse, and behavioral health disorders. The center offers residential, outpatient, and sober living programs to clients and families. The treatment programs utilize holistic and innovative therapies and treatment modalities that are based on the 12-step programming. Clients are offered education and life skills training which help them find a renewed sense of hope. They are able to discover their clean path to recovery through detoxification, individual and group therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and experiential therapies. Mental health dual-diagnosis disorders such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, mood disorders, and others are treated with intensive treatment. Clients are able to put an end to the old habits of addiction and cultivate positive change in all parts of their life through which they are able to achieve sustained recovery.

Staff at the Clean Path Behavioral Health

Lee Heiligman
CEO/ Founder

Lee is the founder of Clean Path Recovery and creates a supportive and safe environment for clients to begin their journey of recovery. Lee suffered the loss of his brother at the hands of addiction after which he vowed to do something substantial to help individuals struggling with addiction and dual-diagnosis disorders. He leads the entire team to perform with excellence to make Clean Path one of the leading treatment service providers of the country.

Mel Herst, LMFT
Clinical Director

Mel Herst is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). His areas of expertise include working with dual-diagnosis clients, trauma, and addiction. He has extensive experience working with children struggling with childhood trauma and developmental delays in both inpatient and outpatient setups.

Kristin DiSanzo
Detox Director

Kristin has over 13 years of experience working in the behavioral healthcare field. She earned her nursing degree from the Stanbridge University. She also has a Human Services Certificate in Addiction Studies from Saddleback College. She is a Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor.

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