Luxurious wellness retreat promises discreet addiction and burnout counselling

Burned-out Canadian celebrities or those battling addictions can find help at one of the most beautiful places on the planet.

White River Manor is an exclusive addiction treatment centre in the north-eastern corner of South Africa. It offers luxury addiction and wellness treatments at a fraction of the international cost.

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Founded in 2015, White River Manor has established itself as a leading facility for those seeking discreet intervention for addiction and executive burnout.

The team of professional specialists and counsellors has extensive experience in the field of substance abuse as well as co-occurring mental disorders. This means you can expect a comprehensive therapeutic approach to treating your addiction as well as a steadfast commitment to your long-term recovery.

What does White River Manor offer?

The main focus is treating clients who are battling with substance abuse, anxiety, depression and executive burnout as well as dual diagnosis. The comprehensive treatment program combines advanced therapy methods with an holistic approach to recovery in a safe and protected environment.

This holistic style covers a medical detox, intensive therapeutic process, healthy eating and exercise along with inspiring day trips to the Kruger National Park and the Panorama Route, interacting with elephants, horse riding or mountain bike rides, art and music therapy, indulgent spa sessions and meditation to help you restore balance to your life.

Therapy starts with an in-depth consultation with a qualified counsellor who’ll work out a treatment plan with you to suit your individual needs. If necessary, clients can first undergo a medically supervised detox at a nearby healthcare centre then return to White River Manor to continue their treatment plan.

What sets White River Manor apart?

White River is 20km from Nelspruit, the capital city of Mpumalanga Province. This lush, fertile oasis boasts a tropical climate and is the gateway to some of the most popular tourist attractions in South Africa.

In White River, you’ll find modern shopping centres full of big-brand retail outlets, great restaurants, delis and fast-food eateries as well as excellent schools, upmarket residential estates and a beautiful 18-hole golf course.

Luxury accommodationin a gorgeous garden setting, healthy eating and exercise plus sunshine and lots of outdoor space make White River Manor extra special. The garden setting is ideal for long walks, swimming and tranquil contemplation.

The team of specialists includes four clinical psychologists, a counselling psychologist, professor of psychiatry, qualified addiction counsellors, behavioural specialist, CBT and DBT counsellors, an EMDR specialist, trauma specialist, professional nursing sisters and therapy specialists as well as physiotherapists, physical therapists, dieticians, spa therapists and even a passionate game ranger.

The minimum stay at White River Manor is 28 days but clients may stay for as long as they need for their recovery journey. All-inclusive pricing starts at $7,950 USD for 28 days ($284 per day).

For more information, see White River Manor or you can view the more affordable rehab sister facility.

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