Our Program

Our Program

Creative Care Malibu offers a highly customized, comprehensive recovery process to clients battling drug, alcohol and process addictions. One of the first treatment centers in Malibu, California, clients heal in a nurturing environment with state-of-the-art treatment, luxury accommodations and breathtaking views of Malibu’s tranquil beaches. Our round approach to addiction integrates dedicated detoxification, health and wellness guidance, intensive psychological work, and experiential therapies that bring to light, examine and heal the root causes of chemical dependency.

Call to Speak With a Specialist

(800) 832-3280

  • Successful Dual Diagnosis Treatment since 1989
  • Affordable Treatment; Insurance Accepted
  • Private, Scenic Malibu Setting
  • Intensive Individual Psychotherapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Trauma Therapy
  • Personality Testing
  • Professional Detoxification
  • Medication Management
  • Gourmet, Nutritional Meals
  • Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten Free options available
  • Registered Dietician to create food plan if needed
  • Equine Assisted Therapy/ Horses on site
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Native American Spiritual Groups
  • Behavioral Addiction Treatment
  • Dedicated Transition/ After Care
  • Neuropsychological testing*
  • Massage and Acupuncture *
  • Personal Fitness Training*
  • Neurofeedback*

*at additional cost or covered by insurance

Begin Your Recovery Process Today

At Creative Care, we endeavor to make the highest level of clinical treatment accessible, with costs up to three times lower than neighboring treatment facilities. Our intake specialists can provide financial assistance, liaisoning with your insurance company, explaining coverage, and helping you streamline your enrollment into treatment that’s as affordable as it is effective. We invite you to call us at 800-832-3280, on behalf of yourself or a loved one, and take the first steps towards life-long sobriety.

Relapse Prevention

At Creative Care Malibu, we believe that relapse prevention is a carefully built process that originates in the earliest stages of treatment. Throughout their stay at Creative Care, clients follow custom-created treatment plans aimed at resolving core reasons for drug use, alcoholism and addictive behaviors. Backed by a multidisciplinary staff spanning medical consultants, psychiatrists, psychologists, mind-body therapists and wellness experts, Creative Care Malibu guides clients to physical, psychosocial and spiritual stability. In the final phase of treatment, clients receive intensive relapse prevention guidance, identifying environmental, relational and emotional triggers, as well as establishing support networks ready for them upon graduation.

Family Involvement

Families are heavily integrated into the Creative Care recovery plan. Special family activities and therapies allow relatives and loved ones to repair relationships ravaged by addiction. Families learn to strengthen communication, provide healthy support and rebuild relationships through addiction education, group meetings and individualized marital and family counseling sessions.

Multidimensional, Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Our treatment approach uses a blend of traditional, emergent and evidence-based alternative therapies, aimed at providing psychoeducation, insight, experience and positive cognitive restructuring. As one of the most prominent certified dual diagnosis facilities, Creative Care Malibu offers clients simultaneous treatment of co-existing disorders and addiction recovery therapy, with a reputation for groundbreaking approaches aimed at those with secondary mental health conditions.

On-Site Alcohol and Drug Detoxification

Clients detoxify under the careful watch of medical professionals, meeting with outside medical physicians three times each week as their bodies adjust to sobriety. Under the close supervision of doctors and nurses, clients receive medication management to alleviate psychological stressors, reduce withdrawal symptoms and abate cravings. clients at Creative Care begin psychoeducationand therapeutic work in tandem with detoxification, building a strong foundation of physical and psychological strengthening on which to build further steps of recovery.

Restorative Health and Wellness Program

With an emphasis on physical healing, we offer gourmet, nutritious meals directed by dieticians and prepared by professional chefs, as well as professional fitness training and yoga instruction. Clients practice healthy relationship building and find camaraderie in collective meals, social events, structured process groups and traditional 12-step meetings.

Tailored Treatment for Every Addiction

At Creative Care Malibu, we have more than 21 years of experience expertly treating addictions of all forms. From drug and alcohol rehabilitation to recovery from behavioral addictions, our professional team provides in-depth psychiatric evaluation, custom treatment planning and personalized treatment. With an exceptionally low client-to-staff ratio, clients meet one-on-one with our staff, including regular individualized meetings with medical and mental health experts.

At Creative Care, we specialize in treatment of process addictions such as:

  • Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia and Compulsive Eating)
  • Self-harm
  • Gambling Addictions
  • Sex Addictions
  • Relationship Addiction
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Transitional Placement and After Care

After care specialists place clients in transitional care according to their needs, whether into outpatient programs, sober living facilities or simply facilitating local 12-step involvement. Creative Care Malibu stands unwaveringly behind to each client’s ongoing commitment to sobriety, offering continual support services, sobriety tune-ups, follow-up care and alumni events as part of our full-scale after care program.

World-Class, Deluxe Addiction Treatment

Creative Care’s residential treatment center lies along the gorgeous Malibu coastline, dramatically set against its tree-studded hillsides. In an atmosphere expressly designed for relaxation and recovery, Creative Care offers a professional, modern detoxification center, serene meditative spaces, exercise facilities, and all the creature comforts of home. Clients feel at home at once in shared or private rooms. Our facility boasts a warm, modern decor accented by earth tones, natural wood and floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing unparalleled views of the natural surroundings.


Most Insurance Accepted
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