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Our Therapeutic Models

Our western model

Our western model is strongly aligned to the 12-steps of Alcoholic Anonymous, which has proved
highly successful in treating alcoholics for many years and has been adopted by numerous other addiction fellowships.


Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychological treatment that has been demonstrated to be effective for a range of problems including depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol and drug use problems, marital problems, eating disorders, and severe mental illness. Numerous research studies suggest that CBT leads to significant improvement in functioning and quality of life. In many studies, CBT has been demonstrated to be as effective as, or more effective than, other forms of psychological therapy or psychiatric medications.


Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy

A structured therapy that encourages the patient to briefly focus on the trauma memory while simultaneously experiencing bilateral stimulation (typically eye movements), which is associated with a reduction in the vividness and emotion associated with the trauma memories.


Music Therapy

Music therapy is an evidence-based treatment that helps with various disorders including cardiac conditions, depression, autism, substance abuse, and Alzheimer’s. It can help with memory, lower blood pressure, improve coping, reduce stress, improve self-esteem, and more. You don’t need a background in music to participate.


Equine therapy

Equine therapy is an experiential treatment method that uses the connection between people and horses to enhance physical or emotional healing. Different forms of equine therapy may be used depending on client needs. There are several different forms of equine-related therapy and treatment.



Aromatherapy is a holistic healing treatment that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and well-being. Sometimes it’s called essential oil therapy. Aromatherapy uses aromatic essential oils medicinally to improve the health of the body, mind, and spirit. It enhances both physical and emotional health.


Wilderness therapy

Wilderness therapy is a mental health treatment strategy for adolescents with maladaptive behaviors. Wilderness programs combine therapy with challenge experiences in an outdoor wilderness environment to “kinetically engage clients on cognitive, affective, and behavioral levels.”

Our Eastern Model

Our Eastern Model compliments our Western approach and both models work hand in hand.

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Yoga defined by a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices. Yoga helps with physical and
mental health and well-being.

Medi Foundation Education & Training Programs

We understand that there is a great deal of fear, shame and misunderstanding around the subject of addictions and the associated disorders and behaviours that surround this illness.

A very large part of Medi Foundations core values and purpose is to bring education, understanding and compassion to those that are affected directly or indirectly by addiction.

We aim to do this by introducing a number of in-house training courses in order to enlighten those who may not understand or have experienced addiction first hand.

Our training courses are intended for Health Care Professionals, Human Resource Managers/Directors, Teachers, Social Workers, Police Officers and any others who’s personal or work environment may bring them into contact with addicts or their loved ones.

Our training programs are held over two or three days, depending on the recipient’s time restraints and levels of awareness. Our training program is not intended or presented as a clinical course but of accumulated experience and practical knowledge of the addiction and recovery environment today.

Our training team have many year’s experience working with addicts and their families. They have been involved in establishing and running treatment centers around the world. Many of them are addicts and/or alcoholics themselves, who are in long term recovery. They have all experienced addictions first hand and are therefore in a position to pass on both their practical experience and the scientific and therapeutic knowledge they have acquired over many years.


Kayana Breathwork

Yoga defined by a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices. Yoga helps with physical and
mental health and well-being.