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Powell Chemical Dependency Center

700 East University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, 50316
Powell Chemical Dependency Center of Iowa Lutheran Hospital provides treatment services for adults and adolescents who are struggling with substance abuse. Individualized treatment options geared toward healing mind, body and spirit include assessment, medically supervised detoxification, residential and outpatient programs, along with aftercare and recovery skills training designed to support long-term abstinence.

Facility Highlights

  • Detoxification
  • Holistic Approach
  • Medication Management

Specialization

  • Family Program

    Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.
  • Outpatient

    Outpatient treatment describes all addiction treatment that is not residential. Patients live at home while undergoing rehab.

Facility Settings

  • Hospital

Meet the Staff

  • Kimberly Brangoccio
    Kimberly BrangoccioClinical Supervisor
    Kimberly Brangoccio is our clinical supervisor and brings a wealth of experience in guiding successful substance abuse treatment programs. Kim is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Employee Assistance Professional and an Advanced Chemical Dependency Counselor with 30 years of experience. She has been in Des Moines for 16 years and lived and worked in Los Angeles, CA and eastern Iowa prior to that. She is very involved in church and also enjoys running, swimming and entertaining in her leisure time. She is married and has a son and daughter.
  • Deb Gomez
    Deb GomezCounselor
    Deb Gomez has worked in the addiction field since 1989. She began as a counselor at the Center for Alcohol and Drug Services in Davenport, Iowa, working with adults in an outpatient setting, and then as the case manager in a women's program. She joined Powell CDC in March of 1999, as an evening outpatient counselor, then as a family counselor. She has been a day treatment counselor since 2002 working with outpatient and residential patients. Deb has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Upper Iowa, and an Associate of Arts Degree from Mary Crest College in Davenport, and she is an advanced certified alcohol and drug counselor (ACADC) in Iowa.

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good program. good counselors.
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waste of time.
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Staff really cared about each individual. Very perceptive and effective treatment plan. The aftercare was good as well.
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This facility does not have even one counselor including the man who runs it that has ever had any kind of addiction themselves. I as a recovering addict can relate to one better that actually understands and has been through similar not who is just book educated on it.
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I've been sober almost 3 years now. This treatment center helped me learn the tool coping methods and everything I needed. I have my self esteem back. Strengths included: counselors, rules, groups, one on one meetings, activities and church.