The Horsham Clinic, Ambler, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
722 Butler Pike
Ambler, PA, 19002

The Horsham Clinic Overview

Horsham clinic is a rehabilitation center which has been in operation for over 60 years. It is located in Ambler, Pennsylvania. This center offers evidence-based treatments to its patients along with a 12-step program. Men, women, and children are catered for at this center, with a special children inpatient program that aims to treat kids with behavioral issues. Inpatient and outpatient treatment are also provided at this clinic. There are many different treatments available to patients suffering from emotional disorders, substance abuse and behavioral disorders including PTSD, anxiety, chemical dependency, social withdrawal, among others. Treatments are designed to fit each patient and help the patient recover in the optimum time. The inpatient treatment at this clinic lasts for an average of 10 days. Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is employed in addiction treatment, with the use of chemicals like methadone in opioid addiction detox treatment. Group therapy is in place to help prevent relapse into addiction and recreational therapies such as art, dance and music are also made readily available. This center has a good number of medical staff and personnel who help in the day to the activities of the facilities.

Accommodation And Food

The Horsham Clinic residential houses sit on over 55 acres of land. The rooms in this clinic are double occupancy for adults. They contain a bathroom, dressers, and desks. The rooms are designed such that each patient has a comfortable stay while at the clinic. Clients at the clinic are expected to do their own laundry, laundry machines are provided in each unit. There are halls for relaxing where patients can read books, play games and watch TV. Cell phones and gadgets with internet connectivity are prohibited throughout the facility. This clinic is a non-smoking one, and as such, no designated smoking areas are available on the grounds. Care of the clinic and its surrounding is left in the hands of the staff of the facility. There is a well-equipped gymnasium to help keep patient fit while they receive treatment and a basketball court. Food is served cafeteria style in the clinic, meals are taken thrice daily.

Treatment And Therapy

The facility offers forms of treatment options some of which include:

  • Children’s inpatient hospitalization program
  • Adolescent inpatient hospitalization program
  • Adults inpatient hospitalization program
  • Outpatient program
  • Detox

Children’s Inpatient Hospitalization Program

In this treatment program, children with behavioral disorders aged from 4 to 13 are treated in the clinic. The aim of the program is to educate the families on the problem their child suffers and teach the child how to cope and improve.

Adolescent Inpatient Hospitalization Program

Adolescents aged 14 to 18 who suffer from substance abuse and/or behavioral disorder are accepted by the clinic and taken care of.

Adult’s Hospitalization Program

This program focuses on aiding adults on their way to recovery. There are a number of therapy options available which make this option viable.

The following are a list of problems treated at the facility:

  • Acute psychotic disorder
  • Acute and chronic depression
  • Adjustment and grief reactions
  • Anxiety
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Behavioral changes
  • Behavior disorders associated with children and teens
  • Chemical dependency/dual diagnosis
  • Mood disorders
  • Panic attacks
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Social withdrawal
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Trauma – emotional, physical and sexual

Therapy Options

The facility offers various options of therapy which include:

  • Family counseling
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • 12-step meetings
  • Relapse prevention
  • Couples therapy


This clinic accepts a variety of insurances. They are approved by Medicare, Tricare, and Medicaid. Clients are permitted to call the clinic and find out which insurance covers what treatment. A staff helps in this process. The clinic provides such information for cash payments.


Horsham clinic is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Horsham Clinic Advantages

This clinic offers a myriad of treatment options for everyone, from children to adults. A normal stay at this clinic lasts 10 days, each treatment plan is designed to help the patient recover and be the best version of themselves. There are a number of therapies and aftercare made available by the clinic like dance, art, and music therapy, giving the patients a sense of ease during their stay. Couples’ therapy for families in need of it is made available in this center to the residents. There are many certified practitioners at the facility who treat the patients with the utmost professionalism.


Phyllis Weisfield

Chief Executive Officer

Phyllis went to Temple University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social work and Rutgers University where she earned a Master’s degree also in Social Work. Prior to holding the position of Chief Executive Officer, she served in different positions such as Director of Social Work in 1994 (which was when she joined the facility), Assistant Administrator, COO, and Clinical Director. She has over 30 years’ experience in the behavioral health sector but working in administration and direct service.

James B. Congbon

Medical Director, Adult Services

James went to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where got his medical degree in 1977. He also went to the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center where he completed his internship in Internal Medicine and the University’s Hospital where he completed a residency in Psychiatry. Before working with the clinic in 2002, James held other positions at various companies such as Lower Bucks Hospital, Lighthouse Landing, and Fairmount Institute ranging from Chief of Psychiatry to Clinical Director. He is board certified to practice Psychiatry.

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