Dr. David Hoskins
FOUNDER SANCTUARY CLINICS
David Hoskins’ extensive experience in the mental health treatment and addiction recovery fields led him to found Sanctuary Clinics in April of 2022.
Serving as both a HELPLINE Case Manager and CEO of The Lighthouse Network (founded in 2003, Lighthouse Network is a leading Christian mental health and addiction HELPLINE)
As Director of Rehabilitative Services for Oasis Detox and Rehabilitation Services, David developed a unique vision for a different kind of treatment experience—one that was truly Christ-centered, bringing together the power of God and the very latest in evidence-based medical and mental health interventions and therapies, and treating patients holistically, mind, body and spirit.
With these aims in mind, in 2015 he founded Honey Lake Clinic, which grew in just its first few years to be recognized as the #1 Christian residential mental health treatment program in America. As Honey Lake Clinic’s CEO, David encountered the discouraging reality that few insurance plans include mental health treatment, and those that do are based upon an antiquated substance abuse model, inconsistent with the most up-to-date DSM definitions of mental health conditions and symptoms. Additionally, insurance companies are paying less and less—deductibles are rising, and coverage limits are shrinking—to the point that insured patients are paying more than if they’d have paid out-of-pocket and getting far less care.
“One of the realities of residential mental health treatment and addiction recovery is that care is often cost prohibitive for the people who need it most. Most insurance plans don’t cover the costs of necessary treatment. If they do, insurance carriers force treatment centers and patients to meet a laundry list of pre-qualifications, regulations, and restrictions, most of which are medically unnecessary and even counter-productive to healing. When insurance companies are making your treatment decisions, you’re not getting the best care possible.
In April 2022, Sanctuary Clinics was born of a fresh approach. We began Sanctuary Clinics believing that outcomes ought to be what matter most, that cost shouldn’t stop anyone from getting the help they need, and that doctors, therapists, and their patients ought to be making treatment decisions … not insurance companies.”
David Hoskins’ Vision:
The Sanctuary Clinics Difference
David Hoskins’ Vision: The Sanctuary Clinics Difference
At Sanctuary Clinics, we employ the latest in neuroscience, medical interventions, and medications.
A psychiatric team oversees patient care and is readily accessible to all our patients. We also utilize
the latest in evidence-based therapies and practices, employed by a team of seven
licensed therapists and psychologists.
At Sanctuary Clinics, we employ the latest in neuroscience, medical interventions, and medications. A psychiatric team oversees patient care and is readily accessible to all our patients. We also utilize the latest in evidence-based therapies and practices, employed by a team of seven licensed therapists and psychologists.
Finally, we recognize that true healing and hope are most powerfully realized in the context of loving, authentic Christian Community. Many of Sanctuary Clinic’s doctors, therapists and support staff live on campus, sharing life with our patients.
Your pathway to health and wholeness at Sanctuary Clinics is not a solitary trek, but a shared journey. The support, encouragement, and accountability of loving relationships as you focus on your health are of inestimable value to the process. At Sanctuary Clinics—
You’re not alone. You are seen. You are heard.
You are safe. You are loved.
You’re not alone. You are seen. You are heard. You are safe. You are loved.
Although David grew up in a Christian home and studied to become a missionary, by the age of 25, he’d become a prodigal son.
For the next sixteen years, he woke up each morning with a promise that “whatever this body feels like doing for the next 24 hours, that is what I’m going to do.” His life devolved into a hopeless downward spiral of sex addiction and substance abuse. It was not until his late 30s that David renewed his faith in Christ.
“It has been an 18-year journey that brought me to this point today. The hallmark of a disciple is not being perfect or doing everything right, but it is the one who always returns to Christ. Peter said, ‘Where else do we have to go?’”
When David speaks or writes about Christian behavioral health, it is from the context of having lived it, personally.
- BA Biblical Studies, Northwest Bible College
- MA Religious Studies, Barry University
- MA Jewish Studies, Barry University
- Candidate, PhD Biblical Studies, Catholic Universities of America
- Candidate, PhD Biblical Counseling, Barry University
- Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Int’l Assoc. of Trauma & Addiction Counselors
- Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Liberty University
2021 – Present
Sanctuary Clinics, Monticello, FL
Founder, Chairman of the Board
2015 – 2021
Honey Lake Clinic, Greenville, FL
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
2013 – Present
Lighthouse Network, Hillsboro Bch, FL
Chief Executive Officer
2011 – 2014
Oasis Detox & Rehabilitation, Sunrise, FL
Director of Rehab Services
2005 – 2012
OneHope International, Pompano Bch, FL