The Canyon Treatment Center

4.3 (9 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
2900 Kanan Dume Rd
Malibu, CA 90265
8773453299 Visit Website
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  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted
Treatment Insights

Situated in the serene canyons of Malibu, California, the Canyon Treatment Center offers an effective, integrated program designed for individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders. The dual diagnosis rehab takes a holistic approach to addiction, combining evidence-based and research-proven therapies with 12-Step principles of recovery. Treatment plans are carefully tailored to each individual, giving clients the opportunity to address the emotional, mental and behavioral issues that have prevented them from living a happy, healthy and sober life.

The Canyon Treatment Center Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance

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Great place for recovery.. Highly recommend canyons if you\'re trying to get sober and stay sober


Very supportive of patient and family. Gave tools to work on healthy life styles with an emphasis on continued aftercare


To answer the question below, YES, I attended the Canyons for 4 hours. In previous phone conversations, I said that I could NOT afford $60,000 for 30 days...IT WAS CLEAR THAT THEY WANTED MY MONEY. I...


I stayed at The Canyon for 45 days about a year ago. I am proud to say that I am writing this review sober. The Canyon will always be a part of who I am today. The staff there from the RCs to the p...


extensive one on one counseling; informative family weekend/visits; high quality/healthy meals were all strengths, but price is incredibly high. high quality facility; would recommend to others


approach to help with issues one on one and group settings.very.high cost. caters 5 movie stars and rock stars. if you have the funds, one of the best.


This was the best experience of my life. The team of doctors, psychologists, nurses, and counselors I worked with healed me and taught me the skills I had always needed.


My experience at the Canyon was the worst possible experience I could have possibly had. They mixed up drug tests of mine with another patient pressured me to stay another month. One of the two rea...


I went to visit the Canyon in March. It is a beautiful location! I can't say enough about the facility and the staff. Top notch in every category!

Areas of Focus
Individual Therapy

This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.

Equine Therapy

A form of animal therapy, equine therapy involves visiting, working with and sometimes riding horses as a way to create a metaphoric relationship that leads to life-altering insights.

Key Staff Members
  • Photo of Kathleen Bigsby, PhD, LCSW
    Kathleen Bigsby, PhD, LCSW - CEO

    As an experienced administrator, Kathleen has overseen comprehensive treatment programs in both New York and California. As co-chair of the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of NYS Committee for Women and Family Issues, she brought her innovative and progressive strategies for treating families to a statewide level. Her mission has been to provide effective treatment services to optimize wellness and to support the achievement of extraordinary life goals. As a clinician, Kathleen utilizes the best clinical practices in working with those who wish to actualize a life of healing and wellness. She is dedicated to helping others find their personal sense of well-being through a journey that reawakens the dormant spirit with hope and a renewed commitment to the authentic self.

  • Photo of Ian Wolds, PsyD.
    Ian Wolds, PsyD. - Clinical Director

    At its core, Dr. Wolds’ work aims to facilitate recovery, growth, wholeness, and well-being through the integration of complementary paths of healing. A firm believer in tailoring treatment to fit each person’s unique needs and interests, Dr. Wolds’ passion lies in supporting self-discovery and understanding, resilience, optimization, and the ultimate creation of more fulfilling relationships and a more satisfying life.