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- Ed Bradley, during an Emmy award-winning segment of the television program 60 Minutes.






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new_facLook what's coming to our Bakersfield treatment facility!


Already approved and entitled, ASC Riverside Ranch plans to add 4 additional housing units, a barn and gardening--treatment areas. Our vision for the ranch defines "a sustainable living and treatment environment" which incorporates the best ideas in social rehabilitation, dynamic multimodal treatment, environmental agriculture, all housed at our Bakersfield rural wellness center.


Please join us as we move forward with this exciting development in environmental bio-psycho-social treatment! Call for details.


View the architectural rendering of the ASC Riverside Ranch plan for development by clicking the link below.


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Welcome to the Anne Sippi Clinic


Every day we are inspired by our clients, and it is only fitting that our wellness centers are named for one of our most impacting – Anne Sippi, whose courageous struggle with mental illness has touched many.
In her honor, we opened our Los Angeles facility in 1978 and our Kern County facility and outpatient clinic in 1996. In 2003, we opened our pre-vocational work site, The Garden House Store.


For over 30 years, the Anne Sippi Clinic’s (ASC) treatment teams have developed a unique and accessible system of care addressing the needs of the underserved segment of the severely mentally ill. Our goals include helping individuals with severe and persistent mental illness to reduce their symptoms, improve the quality of their lives and regain a sense of empowerment. This is accomplished within an integrated, open system of care and living environments that accommodate the evolving needs of each individual.


Our specialized methods treat:


  • Psychotic and affective disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Developmental disorders
  • Dual diagnoses
    (including substance abuse)
  • Other acute as well as long-term mental disorders


Our practitioners employ the latest technologies, methods and research protocols, and draw upon over three decades of experience serving the severely mentally ill.