Cape Town Addictions Treatment Clinic (CPT)

This addictions treatment centre is an upmarket private hospital offering high-quality care for a range of psychiatric problems, including detoxification for all drugs including alcohol.

We have several specialised units within the hospital that provide focused and comprehensive treatment solutions.

Medical Aid / Private Health Insurance pays for treatment. CALL NOW

081 444 7000 in South Africa to arrange an addiction assessment. If in Europe call 0800 955 4357 (freephone) to speak to one of our addictions counsellors. Email: [email protected]

The range of addiction services includes Primary care where, after the alcohol or drug detox is complete, the focus is on helping patients to reframe their perceptions of addiction and the damages caused.

This clinic’s director was the first in South Africa to start the famous Minnesota model treatment. This method of addictions treatment and alcohol rehab uses a 12 step facilitation model as has proven very effective. This facility also has Secondary & Tertiary Care stages available. This is key as there has been proven a direct link between the length of rehab treatment and the patient’s ability to stay clean and sober afterwards.  For severe dependencies, a treatment length of around 90 days is suggested.

This secure and attractive addictions treatment centre is located in a quiet, leafy southern suburb of Cape Town close to transport. Their staff complement includes psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, psychiatric and general nursing staff and 12 step facilitation addictions counsellors. A range of other professionals such as occupational therapists, dieticians, art therapists and family counsellors consult to the hospital. Accommodation is offered in comfortable two, three and four bedded rooms with private bathrooms.


As well as being a world class addictions treatment centre, (we have hundreds of patients who fly out from the UK, Europe, the Middle East – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE – to attend treatment at South African clinics, they also have one of very few adolescent rehab’s to assist teens with behavioural issues and move towards becoming responsible adults.


As with all our partner clinics in South Africa this addictions rehab is covered by South African and international medical aid schemes. There is normally a self payment gap that the patient will have to fund.


It is absolutely incorrect to think that patients need to hit rock bottom and be entirely self motivated to enter addictions rehab for treatment to be effective.

The reality is that most commonly recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs is brought about through CRISIS not some spontaneous insight. It is most often the task of family members to bring about this crisis that leads to admission. Once families can learn how they enable the addicted or alcoholic person and learn how to adopt a stance that puts pressure on the alcoholic to make healthy changes, there’s a positive chance for recovery to happen.

Medical Aid / Private Health Insurance pays for treatment. CALL NOW

081 444 7000 in South Africa or in Europe 0800 955 4357

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