Mind Wellness Program

A unique mental health and mind wellness program with packages concentrating on therapeutic activities that can make a huge difference. The retreat program is designed to get to the core, to deal with the blockages and to set you free to focus on the things that really matter. Under the direction of our Psychologists and a team of experienced naturopathic doctors and multi-skilled therapists, you will start to see life in a new light.

Mind Wellness Program Inclusions:
  • Personal counselling sessions with our psychologist**
    • 7-day retreat – 3 sessions
    • 14-day retreat – 5 sessions
    • 21-day retreat – 7 sessions
  • Mind resilience group sessions
  • Activities to promote mental wellness:
    • Group Psychoeducation and training sessions
    • Mindfulness training
    • Food for thought (an interactive workshop with one of our naturopaths targeting nutrition for the mind)
    • Aroma Transformation Technique
  • Personal mental health plan to take home
  • 2 personal wellness workout sessions each week with our qualified fitness trainer
  • Personal naturopathic consultations & professional care
  • Accommodation
  • Includes one colonic hydrotherapy treatment plus two other remedial treatments each week. Choose your preferred two treatments from this list:
    • Remedial massages
    • Reflexology
    • Hot stone massages
    • Gentle lymphatic drainage massages
    • Therapeutic detox wraps
    • Extra colonic hydrotherapy
    • Therapeutic facial (ideal for men and women)
      Treatment choices must be advised at time of booking. Extra treatments may be booked on site subject to availability.
  • Body composition assessment using ‘Direct Segmental Multi-frequency Bio-electrical Impedance Analysis’
  • Quality meals
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    • Soups or Nourishing Broths for Dinner (promotes better sleep and healing)
  • Structured cleansing using detox shakes, juices and broths
  • Personal transforming lifestyle go home plan
  • Educational Health & Lifestyle Lectures
  • Healthy Cooking Demonstration
  • Pilates Classes
  • Mindful Movement Classes
  • Stretch Classes
  • Breath & Relaxation Classes
  • Daily Steam Baths
  • Firepit Letting Go Ceremony
  • Sunrise Costal Walk & Beach Swim – Noosa National Park*
  • Access to gym, swimming pool & kilometres of superb natural bush-walks
  • Complimentary transfers from the Brisbane & Sunshine Coast airports every Sunday

*5am every Saturday morning we invite our guests to participate in an optional sunrise adventure to the Noosa National Park. We provide transport (numbers permitting). We return to the retreat for an 8:30 am breakfast.

**You may be eligible to receive a Medicare Rebate if you visit your GP prior to arriving at the retreat to obtain a Mental Health Care Plan (contact us for more information). A further rebate may be available for those with private health insurance ‘extras’ cover.

Our Psychology Team

Our Mental Health and Mind Wellness Practitioners have years of experience looking beyond labels of mental illness to focus on lifting each person out of the psychological barriers that may be keeping them stuck. We will work towards rediscovering what brings meaning and fulfilment to your life.

Didier Appave

Didier Appave heads up the Living Valley Psychology Department. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Psychology and Postgraduate Diploma of Psychological Studies at Western Sydney University, as well as a Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Psychology at the Australian College of Applied Psychology. Didier has experience, and a history of success, working with various presentations including anxiety and depression, adjustment difficulties, grief, relationship issues, stress management and trauma. Didier is well known for his expertise in the delivery of viable solutions.

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1800 644 733

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    Please Note: Mental wellness programs start every Sunday with departure on the following Sunday.
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 Optional Upgrades and Extra Treatments (subject to availability):

Ongoing Support Options

Availability is limited. If you do wish to enroll in our full  Mental Health program, it may be possible for you to book casual mental wellness sessions during whatever program you choose, depending on availability. Casual mental wellness sessions are priced as follows:-

  • 2 Sessions  – $380
  • 3 Sessions  – $555
  • 4 Sessions – $720
  • Individual Sessions – $220

After your program, our Mental Health Practitioners may also provide ongoing support using Skype or phone consulting sessions.


Emotional Wellness Retreat Rates

Starting Every Sunday.

Room Type7 Days14 Days21 Days
Basic Plus$6,860$13,020$18,900
Double $7,840$14,700$21,420
Queen $8,400$15,960$23,310
Superior $9,100$17,220$25,200
Luxe Suite $9,660$18,200$26,670
Luxe Villa$10,780$21,000$30,660
Tree House$11,200$22,400$32,760
Superior Couple$16,800$31,500$40,950
Luxe Suite Couple$17,640$32,760$48,300
Luxe Villa Couple$20,160$37,100$52,500
Tree House Couple$21,000$39,200$54,600

Please Note: Living Valley Health Retreat is a Registered Public Benevolent Institution (not for profit). Rates are calculated to cover costs and are subject to change without notice.[/vc_column_text]