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Located in Queensland Australia, the Living Valley Residential Mental Health program provides a holistic approach to wellness with a direct focus on cultivating a healthy mind and a more positive approach to life. Registered practitioner and clinical psychologist, Ric Collen will expertly guide you through the underlying blockages of mental health issues including depression and anxiety with a focus on identifying and targeting the ‘root causes’. Alongside, our team of naturopathic doctors and multi-skilled therapists will explore and address the key contributing factors that are often overlooked in mainstream mental health treatment, including nutrition, neurochemical dysregulation, inflammation, gut health, and heavy metal toxicity. Surrounded by a nurturing and supportive environment you will leave refreshed and empowered, and ready to take on life’s challenges.

There are many health complaints that benefit from our Mental Health Retreat. These include:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Emptiness
  • Loss
  • Lack of fulfilment
  • Obesity & Weight Issues
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Loss of direction
  • Grief & Loss
  • Hormonal Imbalance/Dysfunction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Low self-esteem

Why choose our mental health programs?

Our unique mental health program integrates a complete range of therapeutic activities that focuses on treating the whole person, making a huge difference. This program is individually tailored for mind and body to get to the core and help to assist you to deal with depression and for those suffering from anxiety and mental health conditions. Our mental wellness retreat has specialised programs designed to set you free and to focus on the things that really matter. Under the direction of a registered practitioner and clinical psychologist, Ric Collen and a team of experienced health professionals,  naturopathic doctors and multi-skilled therapists, this mental wellness program will be your emotional and physical guide to a life in a new light.

3 ways to look after your mental health

Your mind is a garden.
Your thoughts are the seeds.
You can grow flowers or you can grow weeds

This mental health program is targeted to assist anyone experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, a lack of motivation, loss of direction or a sense of being stuck in just existing rather than fully living. Collectively, the Living Valley Mental Wellness Retreat is designed to attain clarity, re-boot the mind and empower you re-direct your life towards what matters most when you return home.

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 rebate may be available for those with private health insurance ‘extras’ cover.

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.

Mental Wellness Retreat Inclusions:

  • Personal counselling sessions with our clinical 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
  • Includes one colonic hydrotherapy treatment plus two other remedial treatments each week. Choose your preferred two treatments from this list:
    • Remedial massages
    • Reflexology
    • Thai massages
    • Hot stone massages
    • Essential oil realignment therapies
    • Gentle lymphatic drainage massages
    • Therapeutic clay wraps
    • Extra colonic hydrotherapy
    • Therapeutic facial pampers (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
    • Broths or protein shakes at night (promotes better sleep and healing)
  • Structured cleansing using detox shakes, juices and broths
  • Personal transforming lifestyle & meal plan to take home
  • Daily educational health & lifestyle lectures
    • Healthy cooking demonstration
    • Essential oils workshop
  • 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
  • Breath & relaxation classes
  • Group pilate sessions
  • Daily steam baths
  • Morning stretch classes
  • Group fitness classes
  • Sunrise Mountain Climb or Bush Walk Adventure*
  • Access to gym, swimming pool & kilometres of superb natural bush-walks
  • Complimentary transfers from the Brisbane & Sunshine Coast airports every Sunday


Individual Mental Wellness

Starting Every Sunday.

Room Type7 Days14 Days21 Days
Economy Plus$5,490$10,450$15,250

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

Couples Mental Wellness

Starting Every Sunday.

Room Type7 Days14 Days21 Days

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

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