Addictions/illnesses treated: Alcohol, drugs, prescription drugs, gambling, shopping, sex and love, gaming and computer, co-dependency, food and eating disorders, dual diagnosis.
Accommodation: All bedrooms are individual and en-suite with TV and telephone. Facilities include a tennis court, recreation room and art room. Services for clients such as a visiting hairdresser and aromatherapist can be arranged within the clinic during their stay.
Ethos: To help clients to take control of their lives and regain a healthy physical and psychological balance.
Treatment: Programmes are individual and based on the 12 step abstinence model. They include cognitive behavioural therapy, individual and group counselling and therapy, and educational workshops, such as healthy living. Holistic therapies, including yoga and relaxation, are also offered. The client’s family is encouraged to become involved in the programme in order to give them a greater understanding of addiction and to aid recovery.
Staff: A highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.
Location and Profile
This rehab is located in Knaphill, Woking. It has a strong reputation for helping people overcome addiction problems. This facility is a grade 2 building, and it is surrounded by landscape gardens. Their most popular program is a 28 day residential program for substance abuse or similar behavioural problems. This private clinic offers a high level of comfort for their residents.
- Sex addiction
- Gambling addiction
- Shopping addiction
- Internet addiction
- Dual diagnosis
The staff ethos at this facility is on empowering clients so that they will be able to go on to love meaningful lives once they leave the facility. The members of the team believe that it is their job to provide the individual with a protective and nurturing environment in which they can begin to develop. Each client is treated as unique. All the staff at this facility are dedicated and professional at all times.
This facility offers a high standard of accommodation for their residents. This is because it is accepted that clients will find it difficult to get the most out of the program if they are unhappy with their surroundings. The need for personal space is recognised and each client gets their own room with en suite facilities. They will also have their own TV and landline telephone – residents will also be allowed to use their own mobile phones. The shared rooms in this facility are also well maintained with comfortable furnishings. One of the most important areas in the unit is the dining room, and the residents will be expected to have their meals here. There are also lounges and activity rooms where the client will be able to relax during their free time.
The Treatment Team
The treatment team is made up of a number of different professionals who are all focused on helping the individual get the most out of the program. This multidisciplinary team is led by a consultant psychiatrist, and it also includes:
- Holistic therapy practitioners
- Support staff
The Treatment Program
This facility does not advocate a one size fits all approach, but they do use the approaches that have proven to be the most effective when dealing with addiction. When the client first arrives they will be assessed regarding their needs, and a treatment plan will then be created based on this. Residents are usually expected to complete the 12 steps during their stay, and they will also attend group therapy sessions and one to one therapy sessions. This facility also makes use of holistic therapies that can help the individual recovery mentally, spiritually, and physically.
Best Suited For
This facility will be a good option for males or females who feel ready to embrace complete abstinence from alcohol or drugs. It will give them an opportunity to develop the skills they need in order to make permanent recovery a reality.
This rehab in Woking has limited disabled access. They do have disabled parking and an induction loop for people with hearing aids.