WHAT IS ADDICTION

Addiction is the inability to quit a substance or behaviour and involves different parts of the brain such as motivation and reward. The term is used to describe a physical, psychological, and or emotional dependency on a particular substance, act, ritual, or behaviour. Addiction usually begins when the person seeks an escape through a substance or action that causes a strong release of chemicals in the brain. This strong release of chemicals affects the brain and develops a dependency on the escape used. Although most common addictions are on a physical substance such as tobacco and alcohol, other addictions involve a prescribed medication and even no substance at all (gambling, gaming, porn, sex, shopping, codependency, social media, ...).

Addiction roots are located predominantly in stress and anxiety disorders, and addictive behaviours serve as a temporary relief to these symptoms. Addiction can develop quickly or over a long period, behaviour becomes ‘compulsive’ and as addictive behaviour is repeated. The person loses control and the ability to stop when they had planned or need to. The substance or behaviour begins to control and manipulate a person's life. People are often referred to as being an ‘addict’ and having an ‘addiction’ once this pattern of behaviour has taken root. In its most chronic state, the addicts’ main purpose, function, and desire are to ‘feed’ the addiction, this behaviour is often referred to as ‘using’.

This cultivates an endless cycle of unhealthy behaviour. This behaviour triggers an overwhelming sense to ‘use more frequently’ to feel satisfied. This ‘using’ behaviour becomes the only means of pleasure or ‘escape’ for the addict. Eventually, addiction causes an often devastating impact on all areas of life, such as chronic health conditions, even death, poor social engagement, isolation, work problems, family and relationship breakdown, a chaotic lifestyle, debt or financial problems begin to take root. Biologically, addiction disrupts the central nervous system, and ‘high jacks’ the primary reward circuit inherent in all human beings. Addicts will ‘crave’ until they can ‘fix’ the desire with more and more of the substance or activity to feel ‘OK’ or satisfied.

HOW THE BALANCE TREATS ADDICTION

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COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL, PSYCHIATRIC, ORTHOMOLECULAR, LIFESTYLE AND NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT

Your treatment begins with an extensive assessment and diagnosis of your presenting issues, which consists of a full-body medical check-up including laboratory, psychiatric assessment, orthomolecular assessment as well as a nutritional assessment.

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TRAUMA PROGRAM TREATING THE ROOT CAUSES AND NOT JUST THE SYMPTOMS

Our therapists will work with you using several proven trauma treatment techniques on your healing of trauma and other stress disorders.

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THE MOST EFFECTIVE ASPECTS OF GENERAL, ALTERNATIVE AND TECHNOLOGY BASED MEDICINE THERAPIES

Our medical experts combine the best from general and alternative medicine to support you individually; providing myoreflex therapy, osteopathy, lymphatic drainage, and the latest technology-based therapies such as biofeedback, neurofeedback, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), heart rate variability and sleep pattern measurement will enable you to address problem areas and build a healthier lifestyle.

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ONE CLIENT A TIME BESPOKE AND INTENSIVE PROGRAM WITH 24/7 COUNSELLING

Our program consists of treating only one client at a time individually designed to help you with all the problematic aspects of your life. A private counselor will company you 24/7 during your stay which makes the treatment very efficient. All individual treatment sessions such as CBT, schema therapy, systemic therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction, and more will be held at your private residence.

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LUXURY 5-STAR FACILITIES AND HOSPITALITY WITH RESPECT OF CONFIDENTIALITY AND PRIVACY

While living in a luxury residence, you will be receiving a first-class service and experience supreme hospitality by your private chef and butler, limousine and driver, maid, and many more.

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HOLISTIC COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES INCLUDING HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND MINDFULLNESS TECHNIQUES

You will experience a range of complementary therapies including art therapy, equine-assisted therapy, music therapy, brain training, acupuncture, massage, personal training. Together with our lifestyle and mindfulness techniques, all are designed to help you recognize and change unhealthy behaviors and enable you to build a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

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PERSONAL CHEF AND PERSONALISED NUTRITION & DIET PLAN SUPPORTING HEALING AND WEIGHT LOSS

Our chef and nutrition specialist will design your personalized diet plan supporting your body & mind recovery as well as design a specific diet to help with your weight loss. Use of the gym, a personal trainer, yoga, other fitness workshops, and nutrition workshops will help you to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our fitness expert will design a fitness program tailor-made for you to enable you to reach and maintain your ideal weight.

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12 week

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