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Therápia Addiction Healing Center

120 W 1470 S, Saint George, Utah, 84770
Our program is designed to cultivate mental strength, physical health, and spiritual balance. We have developed gender-specific programs for men and women based in the twelve steps that will help our clients and their families get to their core issues so that the healing process can begin.

Facility Highlights

  • 12 step program
  • Fitness and Nutrition Program
  • Gender-specific therapeutic environment


  • Family support

    Family support is essential to the success of clients of Therápia. The disease of addiction affects all members of the family. As a result, it is vitally important to have all relevant family members involved in their own process of individual recovery.
  • Experiential therapy

    Experiential therapy at Therápia includes equine therapy, hiking, snowshoeing, nature walks, fishing, ropes courses, spiritual work, sweat lodge, meditation, and yoga. Clients also enjoy sports, bowling, movies, and museums.

Facility Settings

  • Private/Secluded

Meet the Staff

  • Arden Smith, SUDC, MBA
    Arden Smith, SUDC, MBAProgram Director
    Arden is a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor with more than 17 years in the addiction and mental health treatment industry. He has a great passion for this field and a strong desire to help people suffering with the disease of addiction and their family members. As part of his experience in this field, he has worked in secure-care, residential, and out-patient environments with both the adolescent and adult populations. Arden has an MBA in Healthcare Management. He has spent the last several years in administrative and management positions including residential director and director of programs ranging from severe psychiatric and mental health facilities to substance abuse treatment facilities. He also served as the chair of the residential best practice committee of a large corporation and helped develop and implement best practice standards for several residential programs.
  • Ben Harris, SUDC
    Ben Harris, SUDCExecutive Director
    Ben began working in substance abuse treatment in 1987. During the past 25 years, he has worked in in-patient, residential, wilderness, intensive out-patient, and out-patient adolescent and adult programs. He has spent the majority of those years in management positions including executive director and national director responsible for the safe and effective operations of several programs. He has also served as president of the Utah Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors and on national committees with NAADAC and ICRC.

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Located in St. George, Utah, the Therápia Addiction Healing Center provides gender-specific residential treatment for substance abuse and dual diagnosis. Medical detox is not available on-site. However, the program requires clients to undergo at least 72 hours of medical detox before admission.


Treatment starts with a free assessment to determine the appropriate level of treatment, eligibility, and a customized treatment program. The facility operates separate men's and women's treatment programs.

Each week, clients participate in 20 to 30 hours of treatment programming. Treatment is largely 12-step based, with regular group meetings. Additionally, clients participate in individual, group, and family therapy, equine therapy, and experiential therapy.

The program prioritizes holistic treatment efforts. As a result, each client receives a customized meal and fitness plan based on their abilities.

After the successful completion of the program, clients are eligible for free assessments and access to retake the treatment program in the event of a relapse.


The treatment team includes substance abuse counselors, an equine specialist, psychiatrists, addictionologists, a chef, a nutritionist, and clinical therapists.


The women's program takes place in a Greek-inspired home that features an indoor pool, sun deck, weight room, yoga studio, and a back patio where group meetings are held. Residents live in semi-private rooms with a desk, bed, and dresser.

The men's program takes place in a large home. Residents live in semi-private furnished rooms and have access to common areas. Some of its amenities include an indoor pool, sun deck, gymnasium, and weight room. A separate meeting room is available for meetings with clinical staff.


At the time of this writing, Rehabs.com has only received one alumni review for this facility, which was mostly positive. The alum gave the facility four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, and meals and nutrition.

On Therápia Addiction Healing Center's Facebook page, which the facility can manage, the center earned 4.7 out of five stars from 40 reviews to date. [1] Many alumni credited the program with saving their lives. In a representative review, alum Ashley wrote: "Therapia saved my life, no it wasn't easy, and it wasn't fun. It isn't supposed to be, but life isn't easy, and being an addict isnt fun. But I wouldn't change the time I spent there, for the world! They know what they are doing, the staff understand what you're going thru and they genuinely care about every single person that walks thru those doors!"

On Google, the facility received 4.2 out of five stars from eight reviews at the time of this writing. [2] Many of the reviews praised the staff and the therapy. In a representative review, alum Katy wrote: "I found hope, love, and self acceptance at Therapia. I learned so many great skills on how to succeed in my recovery and in life. Therapia helped me confront myself and my issues in a safe, non-judgemental, loving, and hopeful environment. The Therapia staff is 1 of a kind!"


There is no information available on the facility's website about treatment costs and payment options. Some of the facility's blog posts discuss insurance coverage, suggesting health insurance might be accepted.

[1] https://www.facebook.com/pg/therapia.addiction/reviews/
[2] https://goo.gl/8k24Ky

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