The Banyans


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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Banyans offers private, medically supported treatment for drug and alcohol misuse, depression and anxiety, eating disorders, stress, trauma, and more.


Countryside, Mountain


$49,000–$133,000 AUD


28+ days

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About The Banyans

When life challenges have overwhelmed you, where do you turn to for comfort? For some people, substance misuse has become the only way to numb the deep aching for something more. For others, it may be the pursuit of an elusive sense of accomplishment, leaving them feeling exhausted. Or perhaps depression and anxiety has you feeling lost, hopeless and despaired, with little hope for the future.

Whatever circumstances you are faced with, The Banyans is your best option for recovery. With entirely one-on-one therapies, experience the certainty of focused treatment by a trans-disciplinary team at Australia’s most comprehensive rehab program.

The Banyans is a step above the rest. Our program is set apart from others, offering research-based modalities:

  • Onsite psychiatry, medication assessment and review with a medically qualified psychiatrist (Dr Anja Kriegeskotten)
  • A team of six medically qualified doctors, with specialist qualifications in Addiction and Dependency, Mental Health and Eating Disorders
  • Registered nurses onsite daily
  • A Gottman Trained Relationships Therapist (Rowena Brookes)
  • Registered, degree-qualified professionals across the board
  • Onsite EAGALA Equine Therapy with medically qualified Psychiatrist and accredited Equine Specialist
  • Neurologic music therapy, delivered by Masters Degree qualified therapist
  • Art Therapy, delivered by degree-qualified and registered therapist
  • Intensive psychological therapies delivered by Masters Degree qualified therapists, chosen specifically for their extensive experience in AOD, Mental Health, Trauma, Burnout and Eating Disorders
  • Intake Consultation and ongoing case management by your treating psychologist
  • Pharmacotherapy, including implants and management protocols for restricted medication

Experience the certainty of a medical team.

We have more than six medically trained doctors as part of your treatment team. Our doctors specialise in Psychiatry, addiction and dependency, trauma and eating disorders, ensuring you are in the most medically capable hands at The Banyans.

You will also have the option of choosing the world’s most advanced pharmacotherapies, including implants, patches and relapse prevention medication.

Experience the certainty of private, 1-on-1 treatments.

Our team of degree-qualified therapists work collaboratively to help you find your feet sooner. Your private emotional and psychological therapies will dig deep into the mindsets, circumstances and habits that have left you feeling lost. Engage in a treatment program that can equip you with the long-term tools required for sustainable wellness and lifelong growth.

Join the hundreds who have seen proven results.

Don’t waste time with second tier providers who cannot deliver on their promises. At The Banyans, we have helped hundreds of people experience clinically significant results, as measured by industry-recognized tests. Our case studies and testimonials are not to boast, but to offer you the certainty of measurable improvements.

Choose Australia’s most therapeutically intense treatment program.

With more than nine different one-on-one treatments on offer, The Banyans is Australia’s most therapeutically intense private treatment program. Benefit from more than 20 hours of one-on-one attention from degree-qualified therapists each week, meaning you are receiving the highest standard of focused, prioritized care.

Located in Brisbane, Australia, The Banyans offers an unparalleled treatment program for mental health conditions, addiction and dependency, trauma, eating disorder and burnout. Our purpose-built residence offers luxury amenities with a relaxed, non-clinical atmosphere. With a maximum of eight guests on-site, you are guaranteed to receive the attention and care you need to heal and recover.

Contact The Banyans to begin creating a life full of hope, joy and positive well-being.

Focused treatment

Experience the certainty of focused treatment at one of the world’s most comprehensive treatment programs.

A team of medically qualified staff

Your health is too important to risk—that’s why we have more than six medically trained doctors and a team of on-site registered nurses as part of your treatment team.

Receive the team, time and tools to recover

Free of shame, The Banyans provides the team, time and tools to help you rediscover the fullness of life.

Center Overview

  • Founded


  • Occupancy


  • Languages


  • Price & Length

    $15,900+ | 1 week

    Extended options available

  • Who We Treat




    Young Adults

    Midlife Adults

    People with mild physical and,or intellectual disabilities


    Executive Treatment



  • Substance Abuse

  • Co-Occurring Disorders

  • Executive Treatment

  • Prescription Drugs

  • Trauma


  • Evidence-Based

  • Holistic

  • Personalized Treatment

  • Bio-Medical


  • 1-on-1 Counseling

  • Art Therapy

  • Equine Therapy

  • Family Counseling

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What We Treat

  • Alcohol

  • Benzodiazepines

  • Eating Disorder: Anorexia, Bulimia

  • Eating Disorder: Binge-eating, Weight Loss

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  • Follow-up Sessions (online)

  • Ability to Call a Counselor

  • Aftercare Recovery Coach

  • Family Follow-up Counseling

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Special Considerations

  • Dietary Accommodations

  • Wheelchair Accessible

  • Young Adults Program

  • Kosher

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  • Fitness Center

  • Access to Nature

  • Gourmet Dining

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  • Movies

  • Martial Arts

  • Cooking Classes

  • Games

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Professional Staff

Ruth Limkin


BBus, Dip Min, GAICD, TTISI Certified Professional Behavioural Analyst

Dr. Christian Rowan

Chief Medical Officer


Peter Hayton

Clinical Director & Senior Psychologist

BPsych (Hons), MEd

Dr. Anja Kriegeskotten

Lead Psychiatrist

MD, FRANZCP, Cert Child and Adolescent Psychology, EAGALA

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Meet the Team

The team at The Banyans is highly experienced and qualified to treat addictions and mental health conditions. See the full team and read their bios.

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Downloadable Resources

The Banyans put together resources you can download to learn more about addiction, supporting a loved one, and more.

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Setting the Standard

The Banyans is more than just a luxurious, relaxing wellness retreat. It offers top-notch medically-supported treatment for those experiencing mental health and substance use disorders.

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I was in a dark place with my relationships with family, friends, and fiancé to the point where they were becoming unsalvageable. Without this program I would have lost everything. Now I’m back having healthy supportive relationships.

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