ABOUT WINDMILL WELLNESS RANCH
Windmill Wellness Ranch (WWR) is a clinician-owned residential treatment center for adult men and women struggling with trauma, substance use, and/or co-occurring mental health disorder. Located in the beautiful hill country region of central Texas, just an hour south of Austin, WWR is one of just 81 (18.8 percent) centers in the state to offer residential treatment in a non-hospital setting. Programs consists of structured care plans that incorporate 12-step immersion, medical care, spirituality, and experiential therapies.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
All treatment services at WWR are rooted in a holistic approach that incorporates evidence-based modalities such as family systems therapy, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Master’s level clinicians work by addressing the underlying beliefs and attitudes of each client, not just their external addictive habits and behaviors. In general, residents take part in roughly 30 hours of treatment programming a week.
While length of stay is based on need and therefore varies from client to client, the process typically begins with an initial clinician-led assessment that considers a variety of factors and health histories. The day usually begins with a brief meditation to help clients warm up to the busy day ahead. Throughout the week, clients may see opportunity for fitness and nutritional assessments, education and support for co-occurring disorders, relapse prevention training, art therapy, and family sessions.
Eye movement and desensitization reprocessing (EMDR) is available for clients seeking to address past or present trauma. Other available services include genetic testing and daily psychiatric/medical care.
Led and owned by a licensed clinical social worker, Windmill Wellness Ranch boasts a multidisciplinary treatment team of medical doctors, registered nurses, licensed chemical dependency counselors, art therapists, and other master’s level professionals. Chefs prepare nutritious, balanced meals daily.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Windmill Wellness Ranch is set on a private 75-acre property in the beautiful Texas Hill County, just over an hour southwest of Austin. With capacity to accommodate as many as 52 clients at a time, WWR is a dog-friendly campus that offers opportunity for hiking, yoga, and meditation. Smoking is permitted within a designated area on campus.
While Rehabs.com has yet to receive any feedback from the center’s alumni, affiliated friends or family members, or staff, it does maintain an excellent record across secondary reviews sites. To date, Windmill Wellness Ranch boasts impressive average ratings of 4.9 and five out of five stars, respectively, from 23 Google reviewers and four Facebook users.
Many described the facility and its staff as “amazing” while several credited the facility with saving their lives. As Google reviewer S.S. put it, “This is an amazing, magical place that saved my life... I would recommend this place to anyone who is suffering with grief, trauma or addiction like I was.”
One of just 271 (62.9 percent) facilities in the state of Texas to accept private health insurance plans, WWR also aims to help individuals seeking assistance “regardless of insurance.”
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