About us

Retreat South is a privately-owned rehabilitation centre located in rural South West Victoria. Our Vision, Mission and Values guide our service delivery in specialist treatment of psychological and physiological issues such as Depression, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), pain disorders and some addiction and lifestyle choices.

We provide  an individually tailored program for each of our clients. Our approach to each client is determined by their individual requirements. We will not attempt to shoehorn you into a ‘one size fits all’ program, the treatment program you experience with us will be determined by your physical, mental, emotional and individual needs.

Your program is created after a clinical interview with you, and to meet your needs and requirements and to achieve your recovery goals in the time you have available. Our treatment model is a holistic, individually tailored approach that combines medical review, psychotherapy, bodywork, body alignment, meditation practices and nutrition.

Our Vision

Helping our clients heal themselves and live empowered lives.

Our Goals

Retreat South’s goal is to empower people who have traumatic life experiences to return to being in charge of their lives, connections and place in society, we will do this by;

  • Creating a unique facility that provides engaging and high-quality services in a tranquil nurturing setting
  • Providing rigorous standards, best practice integrated services focused on the needs of the client
  • Providing staff with a variety of skills and experience in assisting individuals impacted by trauma, addiction and mental health
  • Focussing on empowering people to heal and take charge of their lives
  • To strengthen client’s sense of belonging, connections, purpose and place

Our Values

  • Social Justice – promoting justice, equity, social equality and human rights
  • Professionalism – acting and practicing in a cultural, ethical, respectful, inclusive manner
  • Empowerment – building, strengthening and empowering individual in controlling their life.
  • Responsiveness – responding in a timely, engaging, respectful and culturally appropriate manner
  • Connection – creating better client outcomes through developing strong alliances.
  • Accountable – responsible monitoring and reporting systems ensuring transparent and accountable service delivery.
  • Effectiveness – effective “results orientated” services meeting the needs of each individual client
  • Respect – for those clients, work colleagues, community members and others that we meet and work with each day.

We provide  an individually tailored program for each of our clients. Our approach to each client is determined by their individual requirements. We will not attempt to shoehorn you into a ‘one size fits all’ program, the treatment program you experience with us will be determined by your physical, mental, emotional and individual needs.

We provide holistic care in line with our vision and values so you are treated with respect. You are encouraged towards creating a strong, positive relationship with yourself. We provide, developed in consultation with the client and other treatment professionals or family.

Human Rights statement

Retreat South upholds all legislation related to equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other basis covered by commonwealth or state law. All intake is decided on the basis of risk assessment and suitability for treatment and the final decision is at the discretion of the Clinical Director.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help people get better, recover and optimize their living. We offer a unique and integrated approach to residential care using the best synthesis of conventional and post-conventional approaches to recovery and human optimization. Our highly trained and down to earth team of professionals share a singular passion for making the world a better place one person at a time, thus at retreat south our mission is to offer you a bespoke residential service to meet any and all of your clinical needs.

Our team are acknowledged leaders in their respective fields, they are well versed in handling the most complex of client issues and we love working with clients who are sincere in their intention toward recovery.

We appreciate the value of privacy, our location is secluded, and the buildings are discreet, For your personal privacy and comfort you will have your own furnished suite complete with living area and ensuite bathroom.

We are bound by the strictest codes of confidentiality and our clients are never discussed outside of their treating team.

Our approach to each client is determined by their individual requirements. We will not attempt to shoehorn you into a ‘one size fits all’ program, the treatment program you experience with us will be determined by your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs.

At Retreat South, you’re treated with respect. You are encouraged towards creating a strong, positive relationship with yourself. This foundation of self love and acceptance forms the basis for your treatment and recovery.

We will give you the tools and confidence you need to make positive steps, no matter your circumstance.

Want to talk to a real person?
Call us on +61 3 5568 4155
We’d love to hear from you
info@retreatsouth.com.au

If you, or someone you know, could benefit from a discussion with us

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