Supportive Friend


Addictions come in many forms so we offer a wide range of treatments, depending on your particular issues. We treat your addiction as well as mental health related issues, and examine and re-build your lifestyle and social environment. Take our hand and put your trust in us. We’re here to guide you through your journey.



Our goal at Oceanside Centre for Change is to give hope and help to all those affected by a dysfunctional lifestyle. We do this through education and high-quality holistic treatment. We offer you knowledge, support and a safe environment which coupled with your own motivation and sincere desire to live a better life and achieve recovery, will equal success without question. We love what we do and are passionate about partnering with our guests to accomplish what they cannot do alone and create a life beyond their expectations. The guest’s willingness to change is an indispensable component in the success of their outcome with us. In addition to the program here, we include support from and for the families and loved ones of our guests, through scheduled family sessions. We then send each guest home with an individualized aftercare plan that takes into consideration the resources available in the guest’s home community, with follow-up contact from our staff.

At Oceanside Centre for Change, we use a combination of proven trauma-informed and evidence-based methods to prevent future relapses from occurring including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Rational Emotive Therapy, Narrative Therapy, the Gorski System for Relapse Prevention, Alternative Health Therapies and the Principles and Steps of Support Programs like AA and NA. We offer group therapy; individual therapy, and other alternative therapies throughout the week.

Due to our small guest population, we provide more one to one personal time and individual therapy sessions than most other facilities.

Our program schedule includes plenty of time for you to enjoy this beautiful, private and serene environment, with morning meditation times as a part of our agenda. We also include scheduled times for physical activities, like yoga, swimming, massage and walks along the beach.

We also believe in the need for Spirituality and consider this to be a very important aspect to recovery; however, we recognize that this can mean different things to different people. We respect the differences of our guests and encourage their own personal spiritual journey.


Completing rehab is a major accomplishment, but it doesn’t mean that the work is done. During the weeks, months and even years after completing rehab, individuals in recovery are still at risk for relapse. Evidence shows that participants who have attended treatment are most vulnerable in the first few months after their return to everyday life, and a high percentage of relapse occurs within three months of a return into the community. Statistics demonstrate the more treatment a person receives, the better his or her chances are of remaining transformed, and it is important for successful recovery and continued wellness to receive ongoing support, education, relapse prevention strategies, community reintegration skills and fellowship.
At Oceanside Centre for Change, we are committed to provide initial weekly phone contact, followed by an additional monthly check-in for up to 1 year after you leave. We are available for ongoing/unlimited phone support for any guest needing continued reassurance and encouragement.
We also offer weekly follow-up group sessions via zoom, for alumni to attend.


The effects of dysfunction on any family system are profoundly difficult and hard to understand for all involved. Unwell people make choices that are irrational, hurtful, and sometimes driven by intense anger.  The members of the immediate family and surrounding members are left wondering who this person is and what happened to their loved one.  The confusion and resulting fear are debilitating.

Given these truths, shared with us from countless family members, the staff at Oceanside Centre for Change has designed family sessions with the primary goal of facilitating healing for all involved.  Educational topics specific to addictive illness, enabling, effective boundaries and codependency are included along with time to rebuild their relationships with the family member that is facilitated by our competent and caring staff. In person or zoom sessions can be provided.

We know from experience that it is almost impossible for any family to intuitively know how to cope with active addiction in the family system.  Let us share our experience, strength and hope with each of you so the healing can begin for all and so that you are not left feeling alone and left out of the treatment process.

We invite you to join us on this amazing journey to recovery.