Burkwood Treatment Center, Hudson, Wisconsin

Hudson, Wiscosnin in the United States
615 Old Mill Rd
Hudson , WI, 54016

Overview of Burkwood Treatment Center

Burkwood Treatment Center is a rehabilitation center that offers treatment services to adult men and women for alcoholism and substance abuse. The mission of Burkwood Treatment Center is to help all individuals struggling with issues of addiction by teaching them skills required to live a sober and healthy life. This is achieved by adhering to the core values of respect, integrity, accountability, responsibility, and excellence in all services. The treatment philosophy at Burkwood is to adopt the journey of recovery as a way of life through which individuals can achieve sustained abstinence and long-term recovery. The center offers a warm and welcoming environment to clients where they are treated with respect and dignity. Each client’s unique behaviors, experiences, voices, and strengths are considered while offering treatment to them. The center offers residential treatment, family programs, and high-quality rehabilitation programs for clients and their families. The treatment programs utilize evidence-based therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). The center also offers its exclusive intervention MAAEZ system (Making Alcoholics Anonymous Easier) which introduces clients to Alcoholics Anonymous or the 12-Step programs. Their Way of Life treatment program offers individual and group interventions to clients which help them make positive changes in their lifestyles.

Housing and Food at Burkwood Treatment Center

Burkwood Treatment Center is located in a serene and peaceful location in Hudson, Wisconsin. The rustic campus offers a safe, tranquil, and relaxing environment to clients where they can unplug from all the stressors and pressures of life and embark on their journey of healing and recovery. The center comprises a huge mansion surrounded by lawns, walking trails, and outdoor courtyards. It can accommodate 35 adult men and women at one time. Clients stay in gender-specific rooms that are shared among 2-3 individuals. Each room is furnished with twin beds, side tables, and storage space for each client. Each room has an attached bathroom shared among clients. There are two living rooms inside the house which are equipped with comfortable sofas and TV. Clients can watch TV and socialize with each other in the living rooms during their free time. Clients are provided with a number of indoor and outdoor recreational facilities including sports, walks, strolls, yoga, and meditation. There is an in-house kitchen where a chef prepares healthy and nutritious foods for residents three times a day. Residents are encouraged to help out in the kitchen during their free time. The chef prepares a variety of food options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Treatment Options

The different treatment options available at Burkwood Treatment Center are:

  • Rehabilitation Program
  • Residential Program
  • Family Program
  • Aftercare Program

The following substances’ abuse is treated at Burkwood Treatment Center:

  • Alcohol
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Marijuana
  • Methamphetamines
  • Synthetic Marijuana
  • Inhalants
  • Opioids
  • Other Prescription Drugs


Burkwood Treatment Center offers the following therapies to its clients:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • 12-Step Programming
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)MAAEZ Programming
  • Case Management
  • Life Skills Education
  • Psychoeducation
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Medication Management

Payment Options at Burkwood Treatment Center

Burkwood Treatment Center offers individualized treatment services to adult men and women for substance abuse and addiction. The individualized plan determines the exact cost of treatment for each client. The approximate cost of treatment is $10,500 for 30 days of the residential program. The center is in-network with various insurance providers and accepts their plans. Clients and their families can contact the admissions office to verify their insurance benefits. Some of the accepted insurance providers are listed below:

  • Aetna
  • UBH/Medica
  • UCare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Partners
  • Indian Health Service Funding
  • County Insurance
  • Preferred One
  • State Consolidated Funds
  • Rule 25
  • Funding through participating Wisconsin counties

Licenses and Accreditations

Burkwood Treatment Center has the following accreditations and licenses:

  • Accredited by CARF International
  • Licensed by the State of Wisconsin

Burkwood Treatment Center Advantages

Burkwood Treatment Center has been offering comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation services to adult men and women for more than 20 years. Individuals struggling with issues of addiction, alcoholism, and co-occurring disorders are offered hope and healing in a warm, nurturing, and conducive environment. Each client is treated with respect and dignity during the complete treatment process. Based on each client’s strengths, weaknesses, and unique case, an individualized plan is created to ensure personalized treatment and service. Clients are offered a structured and integrated approach to treatment through which their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs are addressed. The treatment programs utilize evidence-based and research-supported therapies and treatment modalities that are based on the 12-Step model. Through a complete continuum of care and dedicated efforts of the staff members, clients lives are enriched and healed. They are empowered to develop life skills needed to make healthy decisions in life and ultimately achieve sustained long-term recovery.

Staff at Burkwood Treatment Center

Charles Brooks, Ph.D., LCAC
Chief Executive Officer

Charles has been working the behavioral health and substance abuse industry since 1988. He has extensive experience of working with patients of alcoholism and addiction in various hospital, outpatient, and residential settings. As the CEO of Burkwood Treatment Center, he leads all staff members to achieve the vision of the center.

Crystal Caruso
Business Development Director

Crystal joined Burkwood Treatment Center as a Recovery Advocate whose responsibilities included helping clients achieve their daily goals during treatment. She now serves as the Business Development Director and helps clients and families during the complete admissions process.

Melinda Newman, RN
Director of Nursing

Melinda Newman is a registered nurse who serves as the Director of Nursing at Burkwood Treatment Center. She provides her services to patients to keep them medically stable and able to complete their treatment process.

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