Domus Retreat Opioid Treatment Program and Recovery Center
A Substance Abuse Treatment Program above the Rest
From Hope to Reality
Domus Retreat was founded in 2005 by Clare Waismann, Registered Addiction Specialist (RAS), Substance Use Disorder Certified Counselor (SUDCC) and the founder of Waismann Method®, to provide a treatment program without pre-set protocols or care based on judgmental theories for those struggling with opioid addiction. A treatment program tailored to each person’s individual needs. But more importantly, a place where people feel seen, heard and understood.
In the beginning, Domus Retreat was created because there were no good options for those who had completed rapid detox in the hospital. The Waismann Method® team recognized that sending patients immediately after rapid detox to a hotel or home was not a good idea for several reasons. Primarily, patients recently detoxed often feel anxious, unsettled, and hypersensitive to any discomfort. This vulnerability combined with a loved ones’ or caretakers’ anxiety and lack of experience was simply a recipe for disaster.
At Domus Retreat, rapid detox patients can recover in their private suites with the professional assistance and care needed to ensure a safe recovery. This safe haven provides patients the time and support they need to get through this critical adaptation period, both physically and emotionally.
As the years went by, Domus extended its services to support many more people struggling with addiction. From non-hospital-based medically supported withdrawal programs to relapse prevention, Domus has become an epicenter for opioid detox, addiction treatment, and recovery support.
A Non-12-Step Treatment Program
While 12-step programs have remained immensely popular within older rehab centers, research indicates questionable effectiveness. At Domus Retreat, we don’t rely on pre-set views of how addiction should be treated or viewed. We also don’t focus on the condition. Instead, we concentrate on the individual in front of us.
“In order to reach a positive treatment outcome, it is critical to see the whole person and not just the condition they are suffering from.”
— Clare Waismann