Clayton Ketchum CADC II-IS
Clayton is the Executive Director at Thrive Treatment℠ in Santa Monica.
Clayton Ketchum is the founder and acting executive director of Thrive Treatment℠. For over 10 years Clayton Ketchum has guided a progressive range of integrated behavioral healthcare services with recovery homes and outpatient services all over Southern California. In this capacity, he has developed a range of drug/alcohol treatment, integrated health and mental health services in responsive to the needs of the growing drug/alcohol epidemic in the United States of America.
Under Mr. Ketchum’s guidance, Thrive Treatment℠ has taken leadership roles in advocating for ethics and standards, and participating in national conferences on addiction and recovery. Most recently, Mr. Ketchum has expanded his personal expertise to include drug/alcohol intervention services to compliment his medical team of psychiatric, clinical and phycological specialties. Mr. Ketchum believes that research, prevention and intervention are key components to resolving the addiction crisis. Mr. Ketchum is an active member of the California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors and will to continue to advocate for the issues that face the community of Santa Monica, Southern California and nationwide.
Mr. Ketchum’s goal in starting Thrive Treatment℠ was to first and foremost be among the businesses in our country to offer various levels of treatment services to the citizens of our communities to meet the unique needs of clients and their families. Thrive Treatment℠ is part of an expanding network of services that Mr. Ketchum hopes will help create a cycle of profit and reinvestment into our own communities and standards on health and fulfillment in all parts of life, that lead to lasting effects on not only ourselves and our families, but our communities at large. By utilizing a full spectrum of care, Thrive Treatment℠ can provide a wide range of services and treatment levels. Another recent focus for Mr. Ketchum is the development of new programs that can add to the longevity of thriving in a recovery-based lifestyle. These include recreational therapies and alumni after care support programs, with an emphasis on relapse prevention and life-skills practice.
Mr. Ketchum’s mission is to provide an environment to help clients prosper and succeed through a proactive working partnership with all levels of evidence-based clinical care and community organizations, to achieve a healthy quality of life and serve more communities to support lasting recovery.