Leaving here standing strong

The therapy I received from Dr. Olga and all of the therapists was wonderful. The friends I made and the unique bonds created between us due to our very similar situations made me feel that I was not alone in my pain. I am leaving here standing strong like the oak trees surrounding the properties.…

I don’t feel lonely or alone

The staff was spectacular. I’m going home with tools and knowledge that I can pass on to my children. I feel protected, secure, and confident. I’m excited about my future and I don’t feel lonely or alone because I like being with myself. I am returning to my life as a completely changed woman and…

I felt completely cared for

The best part of my experience here is the encouragement for self-love by the wonderful staff here at Malibu Vista. I have learned so much about myself and tools to address the issues/behaviors I struggle with. The nutritionists and chefs have provided beyond excellent meals that they are willing to teach us about. Every meal…

Eternal gratitude

I truly feel that attending Malibu Vista saved my life. I was so entrenched in my depression before coming here that I had wholly lost myself. I was unsure of who I was or what I had to offer the world before coming here, and I feel like I’ve gained a sense of self that…

I long to live the next half of my life

As a 44-year old ego-maniac with an inferiority complex, I have through the unconditional love and professional guidance at MV, made significant steps toward healing. I no longer have to accept that my life’s story ends with death by a thousand paper-cuts; fueled by alcoholism. I hold my sobriety date of November 4 sacred and…

Small community feel

The best part of my experience was the small community feel which leads to more of a hands on approach with our counselors. I like that everyone knew each other by name and really made an effort to look out for each other. The exercise programs were a great perk and the salon/massage options were…