We strive to provide the best in drug and alcohol addiction treatment.

Call us – 24 hours a day – to find out how you can get help for yourself or a loved one.

(708) 613-4750

The Two Dreams Difference

Our unique therapeutic approach combines the practice of holistic wellness with groundbreaking clinical research, and provides individuals with the tools for achieving both short-term and long-term recovery.

Our individualized staff to client ratio helps clients develop an interpersonal relationship with our staff as they provides guidance, offer support, and give individualized attention clients need as they are on their road to recovery.

In order to help individuals develop the future they deserve, Two Dreams treats the entire person as well as the disease of the addiction. We examine all areas of life to gain insight of the addiction in order to help prevent individuals from relapsing and establish and sustain mental peace, physical well-being, and personal productivity.

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Two Dreams Outer Banks

Luxury Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Our adult luxury residential addiction treatment center located in the recuperative setting of the Outer Banks, North Carolina. Here we encourage healthy habits by providing focused, ongoing therapy in an intimate, familial setting.

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Two Dreams Chicago

Outpatient Treatment and Psychiatric Services

Our adult and adolescent outpatient treatment center near the heart of downtown Chicago. Here we provide clinically intensive group therapy sessions, individual and family therapy sessions, psychiatric assessments, pretreatment readiness assessments, and Suboxone maintenance.

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Two Dreams New Orleans

Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Our adult outpatient treatment center in the historical Garden District of New Orleans, Louisana. Here we provide clinically intensive group therapy sessions, individual and family therapy sessions, and pretreatment readiness assessments.

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Our Programs

Our holistic wellness programs offer a therapeutic approach to help clients experience comfort and luxury treatment that focuses individually on his/her needs to help them on his/her road to recovery.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment

Our drug rehab program provides individualized, clinically-luxurious care for those seeking recovery from substance use disorders.

Co-Occurring Disorders

We specialize in treating secondary disorders such as trauma, depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, and co-dependency.


We include a 12-step component into our seven dimensions of treatment and replace addictive mindsets with healthy, effective rituals based in group processing.

Sleep Hygiene Program

Our clinicians identify the cause of sleep disorders and introduce effective new habits to facilitate natural fatigue and healthy sleep.

Recreational Experiences

We expose clients to unique indoor and outdoor activities, such as yoga, kayaking, and hiking in order to build self-esteem and achieve personal growth throughout treatment.


The aim of our mindfulness program is not relaxation or happiness, but freedom from the tendency to get drawn into automatic reactions, thoughts, feelings, and events.


We believe in helping our clients adopt a nutrition plan that is balanced in both quantity and content, and consists of moderate portions of natural foods.

Art Therapy

We work with clients to help them recognize and clarify feelings, traumatic moments, and barriers to recovery by promoting emotional expression and fostering creativity.

Finding treatment can be a life changing decision and often there are many steps towards recovery.

Our dedicated admissions staff is here to walk you through the process.
Please contact us anytime, day or night.

(708) 613-4750

About Dr. Andrea Barthwell

Andrea Grubb Barthwell, M.D., F.A.S.A.M., is the founder and CEO of Two Dreams. Dr. Barthwell is an internationally renowned physician that has been a pioneer in the field of addiction medicine within the American Addiction Society of Medicine (ASAM) and a contributor to the field of alcoholism and addiction treatment. She is a past president of ASAM, was awarded Fellow status, and is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Dr. Barthwell has been widely regarded by her peers as one of the “Best Doctors in America” in addiction medicine. President George W. Bush nominated and the United States Senate confirmed her to serve as Deputy Director for Demand Reduction in the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) from January 2002- July 2004.

Dr. Barthwell’s career has been as diverse and successful as the patients for whom she advocates. Her career has been comprised of a unique balance of research and practice, and reflects her steadfast commitment to merging scientific inquiry with the human side of addiction: Dr. Barthwell has combined involvement in governmental policy with community-based work in health-care organizations, as well as serving on a number of editorial boards of scientific journals and widely publishing her own research.

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The Importance of Therapists in Drug Addiction Treatment


Going to therapy and establishing a trusting relationship with a therapist is the key to overcoming drug and/or alcohol dependence and resolving drug-related issues.

Drug and alcohol addiction are inextricably related to a person’s psyche and other concrete problems (social, financial, or health-related issues). A therapist can work with an individual to help him/her tackle these issues alongside the addiction. People quitting on their own may have trouble examining the life circumstances that led them to addiction, so they are less likely to make changes. Without a professional therapist, former drug users can quickly return to a life on drugs.

If you or a loved one is having problems battling drug or alcohol addiction, call Two Dreams for help today (708-613-4750).


Therapists Improve Well-Being

Therapists can help their clients understand drug addiction and help them understand why they act the way they do, which can help put an end to destructive behaviors. They help people realize and overcome the negative feelings, fears, and insecurities that perpetuate self-destructive actions. By helping remove the negative thoughts and behaviors, they can help others see the person’s true personality, which can help in the reestablishment of relationships with friends and family lost before drug addiction. They can help people cope and make sense of past traumatic experiences, which surprisingly may still be shaping their behavior in stressful situations. You can work together with your therapist to define and reach goals that will perpetuate a life without a dependence on drugs or alcohol. The therapist can help establish stable, dependable routines and strategies for coping with stress and reduce the risk of relapse.

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