The Meadows Rehabilitation Center, Wickenburg, Arizona

Arizona Desert
1655 N Tegner St.
Wickenburg, AZ, 85390


The Meadow rehabilitation center, located in the town of Wickenburg, Arizona is very well known for its prolific and prominent status as one of America’s renowned addiction treatment centers. It seems to offer a high quality of care and a keen focus on long-lasting recovery. The facility offers treatment for a wide array of problems including mental health issues like depression, bipolar disorder and various types of addictions including drug, alcohol and sexual addiction. The facility also offers relief from emotional trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Many of the centers’ treatment options are well tailored and customized to suit the particular needs of the residents. The Meadows also offers clients the opportunity to be involved with a host of workshops (couples boot camp, sexual recovery, and treatment (in either individual or group settings for individuals struggling with childhood issues etc.), treatment models and healthy lifestyle routines (gym, work-out exercises and swimming). The facility also has an outpatient treatment option for clients seeking to assess and determine the direct causes of their addiction, co-occurring disorders and/or trauma. The treatment is offered over an extended time period and offers clients the chance to attain full recovery while also creating time for work and school if necessary.

Accomodation & Schedules

Meadows treatment facility exists in the McDowell Mountains of North Scottsdale, Arizona and boasts of a facility of over 6,200-square-foot. The facility possesses a simple style of accommodation with each resident requiring a roommate. All rooms are tended to and cleaned daily by the maids and have air conditioning. Residents are afforded the time to meditate, work out (daily yoga, gym, swimming) before breakfast. Before lunch, the residents are encouraged to get involved in individual, group and spiritual practices. Lunchtime can also serve as a time for critical assessment when residents can express their feelings and problems with staff, therapists or counselors.
The afternoon time is scattered with a lot of activities including group sessions which address particular issues, individual therapies, and fitness and swimming sessions. Also, depending on their specific schedules patients are free to attend various lectures, workshops, and seminars. The facility offers a menu of well-balanced, healthy meals throughout the day to assist the residents to achieve a well-rounded and lasting recovery. Dinner time is usually set aside for clients to learn about healthy eating habits, techniques for achieving wellness and socializing with peers and counselors. After dinner, patients are allowed to have nightly meditations and engage in the 12-step therapy model.

Treatment & Therapy

The Meadows treatment center offers a myriad of inpatient treatment options in which residents have the free will to choose which one would suit them best. Some of these include:

Survivor I

This is the center’s signature form of treatment that helps patients to examine the complexities of trauma and recognize the direct cause of harmful behaviors like addiction, self-harm and self-sabotaging. Its primary focus is to help patients who participate in the workshop let go of negative ideas and messages which they have grown up with from childhood and been conditioned to accept as reality, allowing them the freedom to be whole.

Survivor II

This part of the program has been suited to meet the individual needs of patients and offer them solutions to self-destructive patterns and past childhood trauma.

12-Step Program

Although a common model of addiction treatment, the facility engages patients in an extensive 12-step program based on self-empowerment which teaches them how to prevent a relapse and teach them better self-control.
Outpatient Treatment Program
The outpatient treatment program offered by the facility is structured to accommodate the growth of the individual on a flexible schedule while helping the individual blend easily into society and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
The following are a list of problems treated at the facility:

  • Depression
  • Addiction (Drug, Gambling, Alcohol, and sex)
  • PTSD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder

Therapy Options

The center offers various options of therapy which include:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Small Group Sessions
  • Holistic program
  • Family Therapy
  • Spiritual Counseling
  • Expressive Arts Therapy


The Meadows costs around $1,257-$1,500 per day or $37,710 for a 30-day inpatient treatment. Payments are advised by the facility to be made privately because the costs can run a little high but they can work with private insurance provided. Lending options such as loans are also available for clients willing to take loans to help pay for treatment. The facility offers different programs which makes pricing for the treatments vary.
When the insurance plan provided cannot cover the cost of the treatment, clients can contact the administrative department or finance coordinators to help analyze and make arrangements to fit the client’s needs.


The Meadows is licensed by The Joint Commission National Quality Approval with the “Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).”


The facility has multiple branches all around the state of Arizona, focusing and specializing in different issues. These branches are called campuses and some of them are; Gentle Path at The Meadows which focuses on the dangers of sex addiction and helping male clients having such problems, Claudia Black Adult Center is also a branch of the facility which focuses on aiding young adults through the path of healing from multiple addictions such as gaming addictions, alcohol addiction, and various also dual diagnosis (addiction and mental health disorder).

The facility is also known for its expertise in psychological disorders such as PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), and so they’re well equipped to help families with members in military or members who have left the army. They also accommodate families as a whole, helping to provide complete healing for the whole family. Notable Celebrities that have gone through the facility’s system include:

  • Selena Gomez (Reason is Confidential)
  • Donatella Versace (Cocaine Addiction)
  • Elle Macpherson (Postpartum Depression)
  • Tiger Woods (Sex Addiction)
  • Kate Moss (Cocaine Addiction)
  • and many more

Included in their routines and programs are therapeutic methods to help also aid mind, body and soul healing such as Tai Chi, Acupuncture and Yoga.

The Team

Sean Walsh
Chief Operating Officer
Sean is licensed to be a therapist and has held previous leadership positions in different organizations and facilities before working with The Meadows, some being Calvary Addiction Recovery Center where he served as the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and Laurel Ridge Treatment Center where he was the COO (Chief Operating Officer). He is very passionate about the quality of care given to addiction and mental health patients especially those registered at The Meadows.
Dr. David Anderson
Executive Director
David, holding a Ph.D. from the South Florida University majoring in Clinical and Community Psychology, has a deep interest in the provision of quality health care, aiding individuals to become better versions of themselves through therapy and psychological assessments. David has been in the behavioral health sector for almost 40 years, gaining multiple experiences and handling mostly executive positions in treatment facilities and academic organizations.
Deirdre Stewart LPC, BCN, SEP
Director of Trauma Resolution Services
Deirdre holds a Bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University in California majoring in Communications and a Master’s degree from the University of New England majoring in Counseling. She has multiple internships from various facilities and organizations such as Silver Hill Hospital, Pacific Private and more. She is licensed by the state of Arizona to be a Clinical Professional and has various training in both SE and EMDR.

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