The Canyon, Treatment Center in Malibu


Treatment centers that handle both substance addictions along with disorders are few and far between. The Canyon Treatment Center is equipped to treat both problems simultaneously while providing clients with the tools needed to begin a life in recovery. The Canyon is located in the peaceful Santa Monica Mountains of Malibu, Calif., on a 240 acre campus. With a staff of educated professionals trained to treat co-occurring disorders, clients can expect to receive an individualized treatment program for their unique needs. The Canyon's specialized treatment programs range from the cutting edge equine and adventure therapies to the more traditional trauma and group therapies.

Upon Arrival:

Upon arrival, client's treatment programs are developed by a Master's level therapist and will be reviewed weekly by the full clinical team to document progress. Privacy is also an essential factor for the recovery process at The Canyon. Clients can expect a high level of discretion in addition to personalized attention to their needs. With stylish accommodations and picturesque setting, The Canyon Treatment Center is a premier facility to receive treatment that will change lives. Kathleen Bigsby, PHD, LCSW, CEO of The Canyon says, "I consider this property an oasis for healing and a safe place to take risks, gain new insights, and learn more about your authentic self. It is my wish that unconditional support, compassion and love be provided here at Peace Park to hold and contain you while transforming pain and fear into hope and self-love."

Treatment Programs:

The Canyon believes that for clients to achieve a successful recovery, it is integral for them to take an active role in the process. The medical and therapeutic team as well as the client's personal therapist will work in conjunction with the client to create and update their treatment plan in accordance with treatment goals. As the client accomplishes their goals, new ones are created and the plan changes. Our facility programs include: Medical and psychiatric care Single and combined gender group and individual therapy Family therapy Art therapy Challenge and adventure therapy DBT EMDR Spirituality group Food and mood group Anger management group Health boundaries group Trauma/recovery group Toltec teachings Equine therapy Community and in-house 12-step meetings Treatment options: Alcohol treatment and rehab Drug treatment and rehab Detox Co-occurring disorders
Call or Email The Canyon for a free consultation now - (888) 849-2377



  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Mastercard, Visa
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse


  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Medical Detox
  • Medication Management
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs

  • Addiction
  • Adult Residential
  • Depression
  • Detox Program
  • Drug Rehab
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorder
  • Equine Therapy
  • Intervention
  • Medication-Assisted Detox
  • Outdoor Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Psychiatric Residential
  • Residential Inpatient
  • Residential Relapse Recovery
  • Small Residential Programs
  • Substance Abuse

Out / Inpatient

  • Long Term (>30 Days) Residential
  • Short Term (<30 Days) Residential
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2016
The Canyon, Treatment Center in Malibu

The Canyon

Treatment Center