Positive Progression Inc.

Positive Progression Inc. San Jose California

Our recovery program serves individuals suffering from addiction and chemical dependency of all kinds. We treat individuals who are suffering from all kinds of substance abuse, including marijuana or otherwise known as THC, stimulants including cocaine, methamphetamine, along with benzodiazepines, opiates including oxycodone, heroin by a Medical Doctor who is a Registered Addiction Specialist who is licensed in the specialty area of suboxone or Subutex taper therapies. Some of our services include medical detox, inpatient rehabilitation, day treatment, lots of individual and family counseling along with a strong aftercare plan to help individuals in their continued recovery to live a successful life free from substance abuse and achieve effective rehabilitation. Our program also specializes and treats dual diagnosis symptoms related to anxiety and depression. Our mission is to find the root cause of the disease and behavior and possibly any unresolved emotional trauma issues while treating and supporting each individual’s sobriety while exploring alternatives through counseling, rehabilitation, and exercise, stress reduction so individuals can live a quality life free from these dangerous and addictive substances.


Located in sunny San Jose, Calif, Positive Progression Inc. provides residential and outpatient treatment for clients seeking treatment for addiction and/or a co-occurring disorders. Positive Progression, Inc. offers medical detox and is among the 22% of California facilities to offer Suboxone treatments. Subutex is also available.


Treatment at Positive Progressions, Inc. begins with an initial assessment to identify each client’s treatment needs. The facility offers free screenings for a range of behavioral disorders including substance abuse and mental health disorders. The results of the assessment are used to develop an individualized treatment plan for each client.

Positive Progression Inc. utilizes traditional and evidence-based therapy methods to construct treatment plans. These include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which is utilized through individual, group, and family counseling sessions.

The 12-step model of recovery is also used at the facility. Clients are encouraged to participate in weekly meetings, as well as to continue in a community-based group after the completion of the treatment program.

Specialized treatment options are available for common behavioral and co-occurring disorders. Some of these disorders include anxiety, codependency, grief, and loss. Clients work with counselors to address behavioral patterns related to these conditions in order to reduce their impact.

In terms of holistic options, the facility also provides methods of addressing the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of recovery. Clients work with a nutritionist and fitness therapists to develop the necessary plans to improve clients’ physical conditions. These may include related therapy types like adventure and animal-assisted therapy.


The facility has a staff-to-client ratio of 3:1. The treatment team includes a medical doctor with more than 35 years experience working in the addiction field, as well as a master’s-level therapist specializing in anxiety, certified alcohol and drug counselors, a California Association for Alcohol and Drug educator, a licensed practical nurse, and certified counseling technician.


The intimate facility offers just six beds, helping to ensure attentive care.


At the time of this writing, the one alum provided feedback to Best-rehabs.com about her experience at Positive Progression. The alum gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, accommodations and amenities, and meals and nutrition. The alum gave positive feedback about the quality “organic food,” “one-on-one attention” from staff,” “nice pool,” and exercise opportunities.

Feedback from alumni on third-party review sites varies widely. On Google reviews, Positive Progression Inc. earned a perfect average rating of five out of five stars from 26 reviews to date.[1] Alumni appreciated the small group size, with a “6 bed max,” and the “super”, “friendly and accommodating” staff. Alumni gave specific praise for the “12 step and CBT combined approach,” personalized treatment, and the “tools and skills” taught. On Facebook, which the facility can manage, the facility has five perfect five-star ratings to date.[2]

However, on Yelp, the feedback from 35 individuals is extremely polarized (both in recommended and “not recommended” reviews).[3][4] Ten of the reviews are extremely negative, though many of the reviews are older. Negative reviews indicated that the program did not meet their expectations as a 12-step program. R.O. wrote that “When I first got here they gave me a packet of assignments to complete ,, not once the whole 30 days I was there did they go over ANY of the assignments.” Many reviews include mentions of the “childish staff” “run by interns.”


To date, the sole loved one polled by Best-rehabs.com provided positive feedback about his nephew’s experience at Positive Progression. The loved one gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness. He wrote how the staff was helpful “experts” and helped him get to the “exact cause” behind the drug use to successfully reach sobriety.

On CiteHealth, Positive Progression Inc has three positive and one negative review at the time of this writing.[5] One loved one described how the program was highly effective for their sister. The anonymous loved one would recommend the facility to others and wrote how the staff “really care about the clients.”


The facility accepts some private insurance, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, and United Healthcare. Financial assistance is not available through the facility. However, all out-of-network insurance plans are accepted, and help is available to ensure that you get as much of your treatment covered as possible.

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://www.facebook.com/pg/positiveprogression.org/reviews
[3] https://www.yelp.com/biz/positive-progression-san-jose
[4] https://www.yelp.com/notrecommendedreviews/positive-progression-san-jose
[5] https://citehealth.com/rehab-centers/california/cities/san-jose/positive-progression-inc

Positive Progression Inc. Reviews

Excellent people of integrity, professional and truly saved my life. Yes they had all these options if you wanted them. The people are very nice and professional. I had a wonderful experience, and they saved my life.
Treatment EffectivenessOur nefew was a mess, we tried another place first big mistake. Positive progressions had the majic, the dr, and psychologist were experts, and once he got through the withdrawls, they got down to the exact cause why he began to use drugs, he has now been clean 106 days. He is like a new kid. Thank you so much for helping him. Lifesavor
This is a great place to find a recovery. It's beautiful, it's nice, you get a lot of one-on-one attention, they buy all organic food and really care about you as a patient. You're treated like a human being not like a criminal. You're not packed in with a bunch other people. It's quiet peaceful the grounds are beautiful. There's a nice pool and daily exercise if you want....It's a very high-quality place, quality recovery and the price is very reasonable.