Bali Recovery Program

Coming in 2021 subject to COVID-19 travel restrictions being eased. Enquiries welcome now.

With one in every four people suffering from a mental health condition in their lifetime, you are not alone. Accepting that you or a loved one need help with a mental health condition is the first and sometimes the hardest step on the road to recovery and the quality of life you deserve. We are dedicated to helping you improve your mental health and quality of life.

We understand the need for a tightly focused program which will assist people who are committed to overcoming PTSD. Positive results are achieved by using a range of evidence-based therapies selected to target the effects of PTSD. Our on-line Telehealth and residential programs provide strategies to help you combat and eradicate the root cause of your condition.

Our 7-day Bali Residential Program is specifically designed to deliver outcomes for recovery from PTSD and to eradicate old habits and replace them with new, more positive, sustainable ones.  All therapy is focused on reinforcing essential skills for social integration as you transition for going home. The program cost is kept very affordable and is inclusive of Bali airport transfers, executive  accommodation, all meals, 10 therapy sessions, mental health assessment, course documentation and homework sheets. 

During the pre-admission consultation, we conduct a detailed mental health assessment to ensure that you are assigned to a program that matches the nature of your condition. Our pre-admissions process is both professional and confidential and is followed up with a confidential one-on-one review when you arrive at the retreat and before therapy begins.

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Our Background

Our clients entrust us with their care while we educate them and change their lives at our beautiful relaxing mental health retreat on the Indonesian island of Bali where our clients feel the pressures of life lift whilst we guide them through their PTSD Recovery Program.

Our Team

The service you receive is based on the quality and experience of our team which is made up of qualified and experienced professionals. Our Therapy Team hold professional qualifications as required by the Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (ARCAP) and they are dedicated to connect with you empathetically which allows you to absorb all the information needed to create your new path to a quality life.  Our Team have experience in dealing with people from all walks of life who understand a wide range of mental health conditions.

Causes of PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a particular set of reactions that can develop in people who have been through a traumatic event which threatened their life or safety, or that of others around them. 

This could be a car or other serious accident, physical or sexual assault, war or torture, or disasters such as bushfires or floods. As a result, the person experiences feelings of intense fear, helplessness or horror.

Signs and Symptoms of PTSD

People with PTSD often experience feelings of panic or extreme fear, similar to the fear they felt during the traumatic event. 

If you are suffering from PTSD, you may experience four key difficulties:

  • Reliving the traumatic event

Unwanted and recurring memories, often in the form of vivid images and nightmares. There may be intense emotional or physical reactions, such as sweating, heart palpitations or panic when reminded of the event.

  • Being overly alert or wound up

Sleeping difficulties, irritability and lack of concentration, easily startled and constantly on the lookout for signs of danger.

  • Avoiding reminders of the event

Deliberately avoiding activities, places, people, thoughts or feelings associated with the event because they bring back painful memories.

  • Feeling emotionally numb

Loss of interest in day-to-day activities, feeling cut off and detached from friends and family, or feeling emotionally flat and numb.

 

It's not unusual for people with PTSD to experience other mental health problems at the same time. These may have developed directly in response to the traumatic event or have followed the PTSD. These additional problems, most commonly depression, anxiety and alcohol or drug use, are more likely to occur if PTSD has persisted for a long time.

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The First Step

Our team are committed to providing a high quality of care which will help you with your mental health, but we understand that change can only happen when you are ready. Our therapists are waiting to help you find solutions and long term help for your condition. Taking the first step can be difficult, but the payoff is life changing.

 

Program Inclusions
  • Daily focus sessions on triggers and relevant challenges for transitioning back into day to day life post retreat.

  • CBT, ACT, critical incident management, post-trauma counselling, strengths-based practice, life coaching, journey, inner journey, and mindfulness sessions as required to re-enforce the changes to your first response to stress, getting rid of triggers, rebuilding self-worth, and setting the stage to go forward with peace of mind.

  • One-on-One mental health assessments. Adjustments are made to the program to best suit the individual ensuring the best long-term outcome.

  • An in-depth understanding of what depression, anxiety, and stress are, and understanding what to do long term.

  • Real life therapies run through real scenarios to better prepare you for life after the retreat.

  • Educational sessions in stress and many life preparation tools to consolidate the changes made to your thinking, to give you a new normal. The team are brilliant in educating you in real life situations. It will make sense and give you the blueprint for regaining your life. There is not a more comprehensive or effective program anywhere.

  • Introducing the foundation to understanding stress, anxiety, and depression.

  • Applying the program to your everyday life.

  • Mindfulness is best described as yoga for the brain, accepted universally as an extremely effective therapy for life.

  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Using premium locally grown organic food where available.

  • Swimming pool.

  • Daily group exercise activities at your pace.

Optional Inclusions
  • Yoga to welcome the sunrise

  • Therapeutic massage to de-stress the body

  • Meditation to calm the mind

 
Why Go To Bali For Recovery?

Reset in Paradise

Our clients choose our premier recovery program because they want to make a significant and lasting change in their lives.  Getting far away from the people, places, and things that contributed to an unhealthy lifestyle in the first place is a great way to start.  And Bali happens to be one of the world’s leading destinations for rest, self-reflection and recovery.

Appropriately nicknamed, “The Island of the Gods,” Bali is ripe with culture.  The climate is tropical and comfortable year-round, the locals are kind-hearted and welcoming, and our rural location provides an optimal setting for you to begin your transformation journey.

Diversity in Culture and Values
Bali’s unique culture intertwines Hinduism and Buddhism, and the locals maintain strong communal values with an appreciation for beauty in all of their surroundings.  You’ll find these ideals woven throughout Balinese culture, including the local art, dress, décor, and daily offerings.

Everyday expressions of gratitude for even the simplest things, like a flower in bloom or the kindness of a stranger, creates a sense of calm and joy that seems to permeate the whole island.  It’s a special place, and adopting the mindset of the Balinese while being submersed in such a unique culture can play a pivotal role in your own personal transformation..

Modern Comforts
Bali has all of the comforts of the modern world, including medical care, an international airport, and readily accessible internet.  To top it off, it is a mecca for health-conscious travellers offering an array of natural and organic food choices, including traditional Balinese and standard Indonesian fare, rich with exotic flavours and spices, and absolutely worth trying if you’ve never had them before.

Location Convenience
Located between Ubud and the east coast, in the heart of the agricultural area which is known as the spiritual and creative centre of the island, yet easily accessible from the airport but removed from the party scenes of Seminyak and Kuta, you’ll experience the real magic of the island while you begin your Bali recovery journey and take your first steps toward a life altering change.