DUI Counseling & Substance Abuse

At Estrella Counseling Services we  are committed to quality, evidenced based treatment for drug and alcohol issues.  We are state licensed for Level I and Level II DUI Screening, Treatment and Education.  Our program is designed to challenge individuals to look at the progression of their use and the decisions they made and choose positive alternatives. The goals of our program is to provide information about the physical, emotional, legal and social consequences of alcohol and drug use.  Our program is focused on not just abstinence but living a responsible, fulfilling and productive life.

Estrella Counseling Services utilizes proven behavior change curriculum designed to motivate behavior change and develop positive cognitive skills and proactive attitudes in a population that is traditionally resistant to treatment.  Program compliance will be tracked and supervised by our treatment staff.  Each client will have individualized screening, intake and treatment plan to assess  program needs for each individual.

We Offer

Screenings

We provide a comprehensive substance abuse evaluation utilizing research based assessments and a thorough one on one screening with a master’s level counselor to determine the most appropriate program.

DUI Alcohol Treatment

We offer education and treatment for alcohol-related issues.  We have a Level II 16 hour education program designed to meet the Department of Health curriculum.   We also offer Level I treatment which is a minimum 36-hour program. We work with out of state agencies and MVD.

Substance Abuse Counseling

We offer 90 minute group meetings lead by a master’s level therapist with addiction experience. The focus of the group is to learn about addictive cycles and patterns and assist individuals in identifying strategies and motivation to look at sober alternatives.  We utilize a cognitive behavioral treatment modality which allows each individual to challenge their thoughts and beliefs and to begin to develop new patterns of thinking related to their use.

Relapse Prevention

This is a 16-24 session program designed to meet the needs of individual who are at risk for relapse after a period of sobriety.  The treatment is focused on identifying triggers and warning signs of relapse and to develop a plan and gain the tools necessary to successfully maintain sobriety even in high risk situations.  Each individual with the assistance of their counselor will develop their own personal relapse prevention plan.

MVD Screening & Revocation

Motor Vehicle Evaluations

Some clients with suspended drivers licenses are required by MVD to complete an MVD revocation pack, which includes being screened by a licensed substance abuse counselor. We offer these screenings as one of our services.

Admin Per Se Substance Abuse Screenings

This screening is required by MVD for individuals who have been pulled over for any alcohol or drug-related driving tickets. The appointment will take 1 hour on average to complete. You will need to bring a copy of your ticket or the admin per se from the MVD. A licensed counselor will do the screening and you will receive a print out from MVD confirming the receipt of the evaluation before you leave our office.

MVD Revocation Substance Abuse Screening

This screening is required for individuals with a revoked license. It is to be completed upon eligibility to drive. This appointment will take around one hour to complete. You will need to bring:

  • Your revocation packet with page “A” completed and notarized WITHIN THE PAST 30 DAYS, and “B” completed by the court where the last alcohol or drug related ticket was issued. If your last offense was a felony, have your probation officer fill it out or take it to the probation department to fill out. SUPERIOR COURT WILL NOT FILL YOUR PART “B”. Bring part “C” blank. OUR OFFICE WILL MAIL OUT THE PACKET IN ITS ENTIRETY.
  • Information with the dates of all alcohol or drug related driving offenses
  • Any certificates of treatment programs you have completed (If available)

Your screening will be mailed to the MVD from our office after your appointment and the MVD will mail you a copy of their decision 4 weeks after your appointment. MVD DETERMINES WHETHER YOU HAVE YOUR LICENSE REINSTATED!

Are you ready to make a change?

We’re here, ready to help you take the first steps in creating the life you want.

Locations

Goodyear Office

250 North Litchfield Road Suite 150
Goodyear, AZ 85338
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Buckeye Office

508 E. Monroe Ave
Buckeye, AZ 85326
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