What is the Philosophy of Passages Malibu?

When Chris and Pax Prentiss founded Passages Malibu in 2001, they envisioned providing chemical dependency rehab in ways that no luxury rehab center had ever accomplished. Instead of following a rigid series of predetermined “steps”, they wanted the client to take a more active role in their recovery. This involves listening to the client in ways that few luxury rehab centers had ever attempted before.

The Passages Malibu chemical dependency rehab treatment center has gone on to receive the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for its leading holistic healing philosophy, placing Passages Malibu in the 6% bracket of top luxury rehab centers in the nation. Healthcare Global commends Passages Malibu as the best chemical dependency rehab treatment center in the world. In an article about luxury alcohol rehab, Forbes Magazine describes our alcohol rehab program as “most luxurious”.

Call 866-463-6213 to have your questions about chemical dependency rehab in California answered by a compassionate Passages Malibu Admissions Department Coordinator.

The highly successful and revolutionary philosophy of the Passages Malibu luxury rehab center has gone on to influence many luxury rehab centers in California and throughout the world. Other luxury rehab centers may claim to have a progressive philosophy that rivals Passages Rehab, but only Passages Malibu promotes a true holistic healing philosophy unlike any other luxury rehab center to date.

Passages Malibu is the best California rehab center for holistic chemical dependency treatments because it has . . .

Ample Staffing

Our philosophy calls for a full Treatment Team of holistic therapists to provide guidance at every opportunity. The Treatment Team will get to know your personal history and uncover the main causes of your addiction for prompt treatment. Every week, the Treatment Team meets to discuss their findings and brainstorm crucial updates for your personal drug and alcohol treatment program.

Chemical dependency rehab means being surrounded by capable professionals who administer meaningful assistance at all times. Passages Malibu has the highest staff-to-client ratio of any luxury rehab center in the country, with four staff members to every client. Call 866-463-6213 to find an answer for any questions pertaining to Passages Malibu luxury rehab and staff.

Holistic Therapy Treatments for Addiction

Passages Malibu does not use prescription drugs to assist with its chemical dependency rehab program. Prescription drug medication for addiction often comes with its own side effects and, in our experience, is nowhere near as effective as real holistic healing. All of our addiction therapy treatments are chemical-free.

Passages Malibu focuses on dealing with cravings, mood swings and other unpleasant aspects of addiction by retraining the mind, body and spirit in new ways. The following special holistic therapies have proven effective:

  • Adventure therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Aroma therapy
  • Family counseling
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Life purpose counseling
  • Marriage counseling
  • Massage and acupressure
  • Physical training
  • Psychotherapy
  • Sound therapy
  • Yoga and meditation
  • Much more

For a full listing of our holistic therapies and the important roles they play within your customized chemical dependency rehab treatment program, please call 866-463-6213 at any time, day or night.

No Negative Stereotyping

Remaining positive and relaxed is important when recovering from drugs and alcohol. Unfortunately, many luxury rehab centers choose to use negative terms to stereotype their clients unfairly. Labeling people as “addicts” or “junkies” carries many negative connotations, and we feel it is counterproductive to holistic healing.

Passages Malibu recognizes that a drug and alcohol addiction is but one aspect of the overall person being treated. Negative terms should never define who they are, and they should never shape the path of who they can become. At Passages Malibu, everyone is treated with dignity, humanity and respect – without stereotyping.

No Lifelong Disease Claims

Drug and alcohol addiction is never considered a disease at Passages Malibu. Instead of being a disease, the main causes of addiction can be summarized in four distinct possibilities:

  1. Chemical imbalance
  2. Unresolved events from the past
  3. Beliefs you hold that are inconsistent with what is true
  4. Inability to cope with current conditions

Drug and alcohol addiction does not have to stay with you for a lifetime at Passages Malibu. Many clients who have undergone our customized drug and alcohol addiction treatment program find that they no longer felt the same uncontrollable desire to abuse substances that they once had. Armed with the knowledge and experience to combat addiction, clients can create and pursue healthier life goals in lieu of substance abuse.


Adopt the Passages Philosophy Today

When you or someone you love is ready to receive meaningful help for drug and alcohol addiction without negative criticisms or judgements, our California chemical dependency rehab treatment center is ready to help. Call 866-463-6213 to receive more information about how our 10-acre campus has all of the amazing luxury rehab amenities needed to overcome drug and alcohol addiction once and for all.