Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

WHERE THE STARS GO TO CLEAN UP; Celebrity Choice: The Priory's Flagship Centre in Roehampton

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

WHERE THE STARS GO TO CLEAN UP; Celebrity Choice: The Priory's Flagship Centre in Roehampton

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Capio Nightingale This Marylebone residential clinic provides treatmentfor drug and alcohol problems, phobias and stress.

It has also introduced services for gambling addicts. The Capio group is alsoadmired for its treatment of compulsive behaviours in children.

After medical detox, each patient is given an individual care plan, which caninvolve cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), stress management techniques andcoping mechanisms.

Cost: starts at [pounds sterling]4,000 for private treatment but NHS referrals also takenwww.mentalhealth.capio.co.uk.

Who? Pete Doherty checked in for his addiction to heroin and crack cocaine.

Clouds (now Action on Addiction)The emphasis at Clouds, a country house near Salisbury, is on "gentle"addiction programmes developed over the past 20 years in its "naturallytherapeutic environment" of beautiful parkland.

Patients are given therapy from day one instead of waiting until they haveundergone detox. Group therapy is key, while "creative workshops" include arttherapy, drumming workshops and dramatherapy. There is a strong emphasis onfamily members getting involved in the recovery process.

Costs: treatment lasts a maximum of six weeks; private patients pay [pounds sterling]300 perday; NHS referrals also taken www.clouds.org.uk Who? Robbie Williams attendedClouds for cocaine and alcohol problems.

The Causeway Billed as "Europe's most exclusive rehab", it is certainlyLondon's most remote, located on private Osea Island in Essex. Most clientsarrive by helicopter and stay in the 16th century village or the manor house,where recovery programmes are run by Brendan Quinn. The addiction regime isabstinence-based (without reference to the 12 step model) and there is muchemphasis on physical exercise sailing, field sports and long beach walks.

Alternative therapies (yoga, acupuncture, reflexology and music therapy) areincorporated, too. Daily private and group sessions target "relapseprevention". Quinn also offers a bespoke service after check-out and will flyanywhere in the world within 24 hours of receiving an SOS call from a relapsedaddict. …

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