Location and profile:

This clinic really sets an outstanding example in terms of the treatment and accommodation that is on offer here. Set in Cape Town in South Africa, you will be met by a member of the clinics staff who will take you directly to where you will be staying. The accommodation is bright, spacious with a mountain range in the back ground. There are tennis courts and a pool area for relaxation and swimming. Voted as the best clinic in South Africa, this clinic can offer everything you could possibly hope for in a treatment program and more. The main clinic offers shared rooms, but for those in need of more privacy and a more executive accommodation there are deluxe private suites. This clinic works hand in hand with The Hazelden clinic in the USA, home of the world famous Minnesota treatment model. They provide an integrative approach to treating addiction and all of their staff are exceptionally well trained and qualified in their specialised field. Here they offer detoxification and rehabilitation for men and women over the age of 18, suffering from alcohol, drug and process addictions. They also specialize in treating Trauma related stress and depression and are able to offer comprehensive treatment for dual diagnosis clients. The clinic has also recently introduced a comprehensive treatment program for those suffering from eating disorders only. Treatment programs start from a minimum of 28 days residential and clients thrive in the warm and positive healing environment created by the clinics staff.

Addictions Treated

  • Alcohol dependency and abuse
  • Amphetamines
  • Cannabis
  • Crystal Meth
  • Cocaine
  • Ecstasy
  • Eating Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • GHB
  • Heroin
  • Ketamine
  • Mephedrone, MCAT, Miaow Miaow
  • Methadone
  • Prescription medication
  • Process Addictions
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Stress related disorders
  • Sex addictions
  • Post-Traumatic stress disorder
  • Gambling
  • All other drug addiction and poly drug use
  • Mental disorders associated with addiction
  • Co dependency

Staff Ethos

The staff at this clinic offer a range of interventions incorporating the proven Minnesota model of addiction treatment. Each counsellor is qualified to US Master’s degree where they have undertaken their training and study. They believe in treating the person as a whole and treating everything in-house, so that clients have the opportunity to deal with all of their triggers and unresolved issues. The environment is very nurturing, healing and caring and on-going support is offered once discharged from inpatient treatment.


This clinic is spacious and offers large well- presented bedrooms that are shared by members of the same sex for those that are on a more restricted budget. Individuals who wish to benefit from a more exclusive and private accommodation can do so by upgrading to a private suite. There is a large pool area, amble space for privacy and reflection in the gardens and also tennis courts. Meals are provided by an in house chef and are delicious and well balanced.  There are communal areas for watching TV, socializing, relaxing and dinning.

The Treatment Team

The clinics team of practitioners are highly qualified and experienced in each of their individual roles. The team consist of a Clinical Director who is supported by Counsellors, Psychologists, Specialist Therapists, Medical Doctor, Trauma specialists, Holistic staff, Nurses and a Fitness instructor. There are also housekeepers, support staff and a qualified resident Chef.

The Treatment Program

This clinics treatment program runs from 28 days as a minimum requirement. Addiction Helper is able to offer exclusive package deals for those wishing to stay for longer periods of time.  The treatment program incorporates the Minnesota model of care with an over view of the 12 Steps with cognitive and holistic approaches. Therapies included are Trauma Resolution, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy,Gender Specific addiction treatment, Emotions management and family support groups. These main therapies are complimented by a whole host of holistic therapies such as Yoga, Meditation, relaxation, Spiritual workshops and outings, Indian Head Massage, Reiki, Hot Stone therapy and group walks.  Other activities are also available.

The clinic deliver a person centred treatment plan that is tailored to each individual’s specific treatment needs.  The team’s treatment ethos emphasises the need for physical, emotional and spiritual healing and well-being.  They specialize in treating individuals that suffer from repeated relapses, Eating disorders only, Sexual compulsions and addictions and unresolved trauma.

Best Suited For

The Cape Town treatment clinic is suited to someone who is looking for addiction treatment in specialist areas, a comprehensive and intensive treatment approach or is suffering a trauma related conditions. This treatment clinic has outstanding treatment services and interventions, all set within beautiful and spacious surroundings.

Disabled Access

This clinic is suitable for individuals with mildto moderate levels of physical disability. If you are unsure, Addiction Helper can assess whether this treatment centre would be suitable to fit with your individual physical requirements.

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