Since opening our doors in 1991, we have successfully helped hundreds of women heal their relationships with food and their bodies. Our highly trained, multi-disciplinary team of professionals utilizes a variety of integrative modalities that are proven effective in addressing the physiological, nutritional, and interpersonal effects of an eating disorder. Clients have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of evidence-based, clinically grounded activities, including more traditional forms of individual, group, and family therapy, innovative experiential therapies, and supervised real-world experiences. Our goal is always to create lasting recovery, and to manifest hope each and every day.At Montecatini, we see the beauty and strength in our clients, no matter how lost they feel or how much their eating disorder has darkened their world. We believe that your true self lives beneath the surface layer of the eating disorder, and during every moment of the recovery process, we are here to remind you that she is worth fighting for, and without a doubt, beautiful.
At Life Center of Galax our sole focus is your recovery. Treatment here includes a number of evidence based options. We believe in creating and implementing treatment plans that are in accordance with our patients’ own perceptions of their personal strengths, capabilities, and needs. In this way, our patients attain the greatest chance for achieving successful and lasting treatment outcomes.
The first completely NON 12 STEP approach that helps you move past addiction without using damaging labels or demeaning 12 Step methods. Our approach frees you from ineffective addiction treatment and endless recovery. Finally you too can be FREE and EMPOWERED with The Freedom Model!Most of our guests come to us believing they failed to find a long term solution for their substance use issues when, in fact, treatment has failed them. 92% of our guests have been to some form of treatment before arriving at The Freedom Model Retreats, often several times, and with various methods. Our approach caters to the independent thinking individual who is ready to end addiction now and forever. Our guests are ready to live a life free of an endless cycle of relapse, recovery, and lifelong treatment. They know, or come to realize, that they are in charge of all their life choices, including addiction. Our system works with all age groups ranging from teens to emerging and midlife adults and senior citizens. Whether a guest has never been to treatment or has been to many programs and centers, our self-directed approach can help.Unlike treatment centers, our approach has a definite time limit and costs are all-inclusive. Our guests know when they arrive the exact date of their departure and there are never any surprise or additional costs at the end of their stay. The retreat stay includes The Freedom Model system with optional and elective choices, all meals, activities, and the guest’s choice of retreat and accommodations. Guests completely control their investment by determining the retreat house experience and length of stay that best fits their needs for their best outcome. Come experience the serenity of our retreat locations as you refocus your life and choices. Invest in yourself and find the permanent solution you are seeking.
The BasicsSunspire Health Desert Palms is a licensed residential treatment facility that provides a personal approach to care for men and women suffering from substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our highly trained team of physicians, nurses, therapists and residential staff are addiction specialists who will get to know each patient in order to develop an individualized recovery plan. All treatment plans follow an evidence-based, comprehensive model of treatment that heals whole patients as well as their family systems to set them up for a successful life in recovery.Accommodations and FoodDesert Palms is located just outside of the luxury destination of Palm Springs on property that was once a Hollywood movie set and boutique hotel. The facility’s palm tree-lined landscape with desert mountain views provides an ideal environment for escaping the chaos of addiction and healing in body, mind, and spirit. With 36 beds available and nursing staff on-site 24 hours a day, the facility offers resort-like accommodations that give peace of mind to men and women seeking a life of sobriety. Patients have access to an onsite outdoor pool, jacuzzi, and recreation room outfitted with a television and computers. Desert Palms also has a commercial-grade kitchen where its staff chef prepares nutritious and delicious meals three times per day. Treatment and StaffIn addition to its residential/inpatient program, Desert Palms offers onsite sub-acute social detox (when necessary), Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at a separate Desert Palms sober living building. Each patient receives individualized treatment based on his or her specific needs for recovery. Patients have many different varieties of therapy available during treatment, including individual therapy, CBT, psycho-education, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention, and adventure therapy. Alternative therapies such as yoga, meditation, and animal-assisted therapy are also offered. The facility has a high staff-to-patient ratio, ensuring that each patient receives the personalized care he or she deserves.