Palladium Private Mental Health Retreat

When faced with anxiety, depression, trauma, alcohol or drug dependency, it can be hard to enjoy a “normal”, fulfilling life. It can even be a struggle to do everyday things that most people seem to handle with ease. With two in every five Australians suffering from a mental health condition in their lifetime, you are far from alone. Accepting that you or a loved one needs help with a mental health condition is the first and sometimes the hardest step on the road to recovery and the quality of life you deserve.

There’s nothing wrong, you simply need a way to get back to basics and rebuild healthy foundations of connection, confidence and fulfilment. As well as learning how to develop a range of beneficial observational tools and coping mechanisms.

At Palladium Private, you can step out of your normal life and focus completely on yourself and your wellbeing at our holistic mental health retreat. With comfortable surroundings and friendly, diversely qualified professional staff, we take a holistic approach to your mental health needs – giving you the tools and support to make a complete life transformation.

Our private residential mental health retreat is a program that combines biological, psychological, physiological, neurological and social strategies, along with a focus on nutritional elements to help you identify and eradicate the root cause of your condition.

We can help you overcome a variety of challenges

Our personal, tailored BioPsychoSocial programs are designed to empower you to deal with issues in your life including:

Relax, reflect and rejuvenate in our tranquil, hinterland setting

Located in the picturesque Sunshine Coast hinterlands near Maleny and the spectacular Glasshouse Mountains, our beautiful acreage will be a world away from your normal life.

With everything you need, including comfortable cabin accommodation, supportive staff and delicious, nourishing food, you’ll be able to regain your true inner strength whilst letting go of all the things you don’t want or need in your life anymore.

Our programs range from two to twelve weeks, depending on your situation. Just long enough to get you well again. Our clients have been entrusting us with their care for over fifteen years. The program cost and structure is determined by the intensity, length, accommodation style and travel logistics. During the admissions consultations, we match the nature of your condition with the best program to deliver results. Our admissions process is non-invasive, comprehensive and completely confidential. 



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Frequently asked questions

Once you have had a good look around our website and feel this is something you would like to know more about, we welcome you to contact our knowledgeable admissions staff. They will speak to you confidentially about which rehabilitation program would be right for you. Alternatively, you can complete our enquiry form online and one of our consultants will contact you.

Once you’ve discussed your needs with an experienced admissions consultant and have committed to a rehabilitation program, we will start the admission process. You will be emailed admission forms, payment options, terms and conditions and a site policy. A few days prior to your program start date we will schedule a pre-admission telephone call to answer any final questions, confirm travel arrangements and admission times and calm any last-minute nerves. On arrival, our aim will be to settle you in gently and to address any initial anxiety or stress. We provide a comprehensive retreat orientation and you will be introduced to our friendly team. The purpose of the program is to create the best environment for change to take place on a large scale with no distractions and to build upon your progress daily and to learn as much as you can.

Many mental health issues can be addressed in a 14 to 28-day rehabilitation program, however, duration is not the only consideration. We customise each program depending on a guest’s condition(s) i.e. co-occuring conditions, intensity of therapies and need for  increased on-site support. Generally, if you have been dealing with your health issue for over a decade or more you might consider a longer program to give yourself enough time to effect lasting permanent change before you re-enter life and start to apply the techniques you will learn in the program. Conditions such as chronic alcohol abuse, long-term heavy drug addiction, extreme anxiety, crippling depression and overwhelming PTSD may need a longer program. Discuss your personal needs with one of our admission consultants as they have a comprehensive understanding of our customised holistic solutions.

The treatment you receive is customised to your individual needs which will be assessed and tailored by our team of highly qualified and diversely experienced psychologists and psychotherapists. Our Psychotherapy Team hold an extensive range of qualifications and specialities in specific therapeutic modalities. You can view these on the About Us page. The Retreat Support Team is made up of counsellors, mindfulness teachers, massage therapists, yogis, holistic healers, personal trainers and hosts specialising in mental health and trauma support. They are dedicated to connecting with you empathetically, allowing you to absorb all the new information needed to forge your new path to a quality life. Our team have extensive experience in dealing with people from all walks of life who arrive with a wide range of mental health conditions. Our team dedicates their focus to each person and their personal needs which yields the best results for our clients. Where required, certain staff hold current First Aid and Mental Health First Aid certificates. Massage therapists and personal trainers hold qualifications in their respective fields. 

At Palladium Private’s private residential mental health retreat, you or your loved one can expect an integrative experience designed to target the specific mental health condition you’re facing. Our holistic mental health retreat employs evidence-based therapies tailored to your needs. You can expect a combination of psychological treatments, physical activities, educational modules and social strategies, all underpinned by a keen focus on nutrition. 

Upon entering our mental health retreat on the Sunshine Coast, you’ll embark on a program that could last from two to 12 weeks, depending on your requirements and the nature of your condition. Your therapy will be delivered one-on-one, ensuring privacy and personalised attention. This individualised talk therapy is supplemented with group activities that are not only integral to your social integration but also prepare you for a smooth transition back into your daily life.

To determine if Palladium Private is the right choice for you, consider the following:

  • Scope of treatment — Reflect on the range of conditions we specialise in treating: mental health disorders, depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol dependency and trauma. If you are dealing with any of these issues, our programs will likely be relevant to your situation.

  • Structure of the program — Consider the value you place on a holistic treatment approach. Our individualised therapy, coupled with group activities and a strong community focus, is designed to address the individual’s needs and prepare them for reintegration into their everyday environment.

    If the idea of combining psychological care, administered by compassionate professionals, with physical health, nutritional guidance and educational components appeal to you, then Palladium Private’s philosophy aligns with your preferences.
  • The setting — One important factor in your recovery is the environment. Our peaceful mental health retreat in Australia provides a serene backdrop that can significantly enhance the healing process.

    If these aspects resonate with you, Palladium Private might be the right choice for your journey towards healing and wellbeing. If you have any more questions about how our private residential mental health retreat can be beneficial for you, feel free to contact us.