Costa Rica Treatment Center Review
Costa Rica Treatment Center (CRTC) is an upscale detox and residential facility in the San Jose province. CRTC offers a wide variety of traditional and holistic treatment approaches and therapeutic experiences. This includes 12-step support, equine therapy, adventure therapy, evidence-based protocols and dual diagnosis specific programming. Every level of care is individualized to accommodate each client’s needs. Throughout their stay at CRTC, clients learn valuable life and coping skills as they prepare for reintegration.
Accommodations and Food
The residential program offers two facilities with a total of 18 beds. The main building has 12, and the second has six beds. There are double and single occupancy bedrooms available. The warm and inviting facility has a number of amenities, such as private courtyards, tropical gardens, a yoga and meditation area, and common rooms with TVs. There is also free Wifi throughout the residences, access to a shared house computer and access to a gym complete with personal trainers five days a week.
Clients enjoy three meals a day that are prepared by an internationally trained chef. The menus are designed in collaboration with dietitians and nutritionists.
Treatment and Staff
CRTC is a four phase program that begins with a stabilization process. This generally entails a medically induced detox program that lasts between seven to 10 days on average. During this stage a customized treatment plan is implemented.
The next step is acclimating clients to the day to day activities at the facility, introducing them to their treatment team, and beginning therapy sessions. There is an emphasis during this phase for clients to begin to uncover underlying events and experiences that led them to use drugs and alcohol. Psychoeducation and drug education is included in this level of care.
By the third phase clients begin to put their new skills to use. They are able to take more control of their treatment experience. During this step clients start to work on reintegration, improving communication and relationships, building self esteem and personal responsibility.
The fourth and final phase of treatment is referred to as “the applied living experience.” Clients begin to develop their own vision of what recovery looks like to them, and with the help of clinical staff, assimilate to their own schedule. Clients in this phase set goals and follow through on them. At this point staff monitors clients through a series of assessments.
Treatment at CRTC is a combination of tried and true as well as non-traditional approaches. CBT, EMDR, and REBT are common therapy methods. . Clients attend daily AA and NA community meetings off site
The treatment team at CRTC is comprised of internationally trained addiction experts. This includes physicians, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, art therapists, psychologists, social workers and addiction recovery specialists. The staff at CRTC is entirely bilingual.
There are also holistic activities, therapies and excursions clients experiences, such as animal therapy, horticulture therapy, sound therapy and forest bathing.
Clients leave campus for fun sober excursions several times throughout their treatment. This includes trips to the beach, go sightseeing, visit volcanoes, ping pong tournaments, water park, art museums, boxing and hiking.
Group exercise is a regular part of the daily treatment experience. This includes group sports, bodybuilding, Zumba, cardio dance and golf.
Clients receive a full discharge and aftercare plan. There are outpatient services at CRTC and a sober living option.
CRTC is a unique treatment experience on every level. It’s located in a beautiful and exotic part of the world, the luxurious facility provides comfortable accommodations and a wide variety of amenities, the food is tremendous, and the staff is caring and knowledgeable. Above all, the programming offers clients control of their treatment and recovery through a series of treatment approaches and support.
Costa Rica Treatment Center Location
125 metros sur del Scotiabank diagonal a Plaza Mayor Rohrmoser San Jose CR 10108,
San José, Costa Rica
Costa Rica Treatment Center Cost
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