ABOUT THE ORCHID RECOVERY CENTER
Located in tranquil Palm Springs, Fla., The Orchid Recovery Center is a drug and alcohol rehab facility exclusively for women. It provides residential treatment that addresses the underlying issues contributing to addiction, as well as the unique needs and challenges women face in recovery.mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety are also treated. Detox services are available on-site for clients needing medical attention when they arrive.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
All clients receive a psychosocial evaluation within 48 hours of arrival to enable the treatment team to put together the most appropriate program. Treatment can last anywhere from 30 to 90 days and consists of individual cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and experiential group work.
This program is holistic-focused and includes therapies such as art therapy, healing sound therapy, yoga, acupuncture, and massage therapy. There is a special focus on treating unresolved trauma, since the center maintains this is often central in women’s addictions. In addition, life skills therapy is available to teach women how to complete basic tasks without drugs or alcohol and clients can access outside 12-step meetings for recovery. Fitness and nutritional counseling are significant fixtures of the program.
vary from intensive outpatient referrals to sober living placements to a regime of 12-step meetings.
The Orchid Recovery Center’s clinical director is a licensed clinical social worker and licensed marriage and family therapist. The center also employs an adjunct yoga instructor and registered holistic nutritionist.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The facilities at The Orchid are elegant and feminine with Eastern touches designed to calm residents. There is a lovely outdoor eating area and comfortable common areas inside, and the center is about four miles from the beach.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Reviews from 14 alumni were overwhelmingly positive at the time of this writing, with 13 reviewers reporting a good experience and only one reviewer reporting a negative experience. Most gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and reported feeling that the rehab gave them the proper tools to aid in recovery. “This place taught me to trust myself and others. It helped give me the tools I needed,” Jessi wrote.
Six alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com on many different indicators gave mostly four- and five- out of five-star ratings for accommodations, staff support, exercise options, and staff level of training. Most alumni appreciated the rehab’s female-focused environment and gave high five-star ratings for the inclusion of holistic approaches. C.B. told Best-rehabs.com: “The holistic, mind-body-spirit approach and women centeredness of the program helped me heal.” Larrydoane agreed. “I choose a women only facility because we are different and we understand each other. After researching numerous facilities I choose and Orchid and it was a great choice.”
Alumni also commented on the caring and helpful staff, with one alum, J.B.S., mentioning the “strong therapists.” Another reviewer, Susan, praised a “wonderful therapist who has made me realize my life is too precious to gamble with” and Corle felt “all the Techs were kind and courteous.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Of the three family members who posted reviews at the time of this writing, all were positive overall with five-star ratings for treatment effectiveness, meals, and accommodations. “Great facility, saved my daughters life and brought our family back together,” Sharloke wrote.
A loved one named P.A.R. gave The Orchid five stars in a number of key categories, including staff support, holistic offerings, leisure activities, and family participation. However, P.A.R. commented the biggest weakness of the program was its cost, describing it as “very expensive,” and writing to Best-rehabs.com: “I feel there are other centers just as good for much less money.”
While The Orchid does not publish its rates online, the facility accepts insurance and offers financing for the cost of treatment through a healthcare loans company.