ABOUT RESIDENCE XII
Located in the town of Kirkland outside of Seattle, Wash., Residence XII treats adult women dealing with alcohol and drug addiction. Detoxification is not offered on-site. Residence XII provides residential and outpatient care and treats.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at Residence XII is abstinence-based and rooted in 12-step principles. Women will have individualized treatment plans and will participate in individual and group counseling, addiction education, and recreational activities. Holistic activities include yoga, meditation, massage, and art therapy.
Each treatment plan includes a family program to help loved ones learn to support clients through lectures and group meetings.
Outpatient treatment is offered as a step-down to inpatient treatment or as entry into intensive outpatient programming. Outpatient programming is also based on the 12-steps and includes evidence-based modalities like cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, dialectical behavioral therapy. The average length of the program lasts 24 sessions over 8 weeks.
classes include , a curriculum for those dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other coping skills programs. Aftercare is also based in the 12-steps.
Residence XII employs licensed and certified clinicians, a family therapist, and a women’s health specialist.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Residents can enjoy yoga, massages, and meditation and spend free time outside playing basketball. They can also explore the wetlands located on facility grounds.
On-site chefs prepare three nutritional meals daily.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Sixteen alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at this time of writing gave glowing reviews, praising staff support, meal quality, and gender-specific environment.
Michelle wrote: “Residence XII changed my life for so many reasons, but they created a safe environment to learn about my addiction and gave me the tools to deal with it when I left treatment.”
Alum Bobbie called staff “compassionate,” and “knowledgeable” but felt that there was too much time spent in mandatory lectures. “They provide the tools so necessary to remain sober when the program is completed,” wrote Bobbie.
Reviewer K.M.P. criticized the 12-step basis of the program. “The program did not allow discussion of any alternatives to the 12 steps. The program provided biased, incorrect, and insufficient information about recovery,” they wrote.
An anonymous commenter, who left the program early due to lack of insurance coverage, added: “I was the oldest in with a bunch of young adults who didn’t know how to behave. They had no control of the other patients- poor management.”
Twenty-nine reviewers on Facebook gave Residence XII an average of 4.7 out of five stars. 
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Three loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave Residence XII positive ratings and praised the gender-specific environment. All three loved ones gave the facility perfect five out of five star ratings overall.
Marlene, whose daughter attended treatment and six months of aftercare, praised the facility’s “great counseling.” “They always answered my questions and I participated in the activities/classes offered for loved ones,” she wrote.
Loved one Brook added: “My granddaughter loved every day she was there and got special attention as does every woman.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
Though current and former employees at Residence XII have not yet responded to a Best-rehabs.com poll, five reviewers on Indeed gave the facility four out of five stars. One anonymous employee commented: “A great place to work. Residence XII provides the most comprehensive counseling for chemically dependent woment I have ever seen.” 
Residence XII is in-network with most major insurance plans. The facility also works with a lending company for those in need of loan assistance.