Addictions/illnesses treated: Alcohol, drugs, prescription drugs, gambling, shopping, sex and love, gaming and computer, co-dependency, food and eating disorders, dual diagnosis, depression, stress and anxiety.
Accommodation: 47 individual en-suite rooms with TV and telephone. Communal areas are designed for comfort and well-being.
Ethos: Clients are offered a place of peace and sanctuary, to take time out to heal and rest.
Treatment: Programmes are tailored for the individual. The programme is based on the 12 step abstinence model, and incorporates cognitive behavioural therapy, individual and group counselling and therapy, educational workshops and family support programmes.
Staff: The programme is led by a consultant psychiatrist who is supported by nursing staff, counsellors and therapists.
Location and Profile
This clinic is located in Bromley, Kent. It offers a highly effective treatment program to help people overcome addictions and various mental health problems. This centre is one of 17 clinics that is part of a large group. All of the facilities in this chain are grade 2 buildings, and they are known for providing their clients with a high standard of comfort. The clinic is committed to providing a quality service, and they are regulated by the Care Quality Commission.
- Substance Abuse (including alcohol and drug abuse)
- Alcohol addiction
- Drug addiction
- Eating disorders
- Dual diagnosis
- Sex addiction
- Gambling addiction
- Internet addiction
- Shopping addiction
- Staff Ethos
The staff members at this centre see it as their duty to empower the individual to be able to make the right choices in their life. They strive to build a collaborative relationship with clients because they understand that it will be up to the individual to make the best use of their time there. The members of the team do their best to build a supportive and safe environment so that the client can take their first steps into sustained sober living.
The clinic is located in a peaceful and secluded area of Kent. The building is set in beautiful grounds that clients will be able to enjoy during their stay at the facility. There are 45 beds in this unit. Each resident will get their own room with en suite where they will have their own TV and private phone – they will also be allowed to use their mobile phone during their stay. All the rooms in the clinic are tastefully decorated with the emphasis being on comfort. The belief at this centre is that the environment is just as conducive to recovery as the actual treatments, and this is why so much effort goes into making things comfortable.
The Treatment Team
The treatment team is led by a consultant psychiatrist, and includes all the professionals that the individual will need to help them break away from addiction. The other members of the team include: doctors, nurses, counsellors, therapist, practitioners of holistic therapies, and support staff.
The Treatment Program
Each of the clients who attend the centre will be unique, and so they will need to be assessed in order to determine the best treatment program. The treatment team are prepared to use any treatment modality that will allow the individual to achieve their goal of lasting sobriety. The program will include modalities such as cognitive behavioural therapy, 12 step work, and holistic treatments.
Best Suited For
The clinic is a good option for those individuals who ready for complete abstinence but require support to begin their journey into sobriety. In order to get the most out of this program it will be necessary for the person to be highly motivated and ready to take responsibility for their behaviour and feelings. Those people who attend this facility will be able to enjoy a high level of comfort, but they will need to use their time wisely so they are prepared for their return to the real world.
The centre has one room that has been designed to accommodate clients with disabilities or special needs. They also provide disabled parking, disabled toilets, and wheelchair access.