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Over 20 years ago, a Napa psychotherapist and a Napa addictions counselor joined forces to start Alternatives for Better Living to provide a kinder, more respectful approach to treatment. They wanted to make services more available and accessible, particularly to people with the greatest need and the fewest resources.  One of our mottos is…  “Treating people with respect.”  Our clients often succeed in part because here they are treated as worthwhile human beings who are struggling with life.

Our Programs are supervised by Joni Yacoe, Executive Director, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

Counseling and education provided in our offices, and other locations in Napa.  Our staff members are licensed marriage and family therapists, certified drug and alcohol counselors, certified domestic violence and Nationally Certified Anger Management counselors and registered interns.  Most services are available in English and Spanish.

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