White River Manor is open during lockdown in South Africa

White River Manor is a registered essential service provider and amidst the COVID-19 pandemic continues to offer a world class therapetic programme. We have taken every precaution to maintain the integrity of our environment and screen clients both before and on arrival. Our staff too undergo regular testing and screening to ensure the safety of our clients.

    Testimonials

    A special place connected to nature

     I loved my visit to White River Manor. This is a special place where you feel connected to nature. As a South African doctor who was born and raised in Johannesburg, it felt like home.

    White River Manor offers a wide range of holistic and experiential therapies with positive therapeutic outcomes in mind. These experiential therapies complement their traditional psychotherapies promoting a holistic approach to your recovery. 

    The standout feature for me however was the warm hospitality of the staff at White River Manor. It is the people of South Africa which make the biggest mark on your soul. 

     This experience will leave a lasting impression on you. It may even change the course of your life.

     White River Manor is a recovery retreat I trust. I look forward to a lasting personal and professional relationship with them.

     Thank you to Giles and Jeanine for inviting me to White River Manor and for your hospitality and generosity. Thank you, George, for your infectious enthusiasm and passion. Thank you, Andrew, for the experiential Kruger therapy. And thank you Lucky, the man with the patience of a saint! loved my visit to White River Manor.

    United Kingdom testimonial

    Dr Wayne Kampers UK Psychiatrist

    UK

    A wonderful, enjoyable and very educational trip

    Thank you to George and all of the team at White River Manor for arranging a wonderful, enjoyable and very educational trip.

    I really got a feel for the organisation and understand who will benefit from the programme. There is a real opportunity for people to discover a life worth living in this setting of wellness, serenity and addiction recovery. It is good to have a variety and choice of tailored programmes available.

    The team are enthusiastic and caring and have all been together for many years which is always a good sign.

    Thank you also for arranging an amazing safari to the Kruger Park!

    United Kingdom testimonial

    Dr Andrew McIver

    UK

    I’m impressed! Absolutely stunning! Accommodation is luxurious.

    During a recent professional visit to White River Manor I was considerably impressed by all it had to offer, the staff, the programme and the entire set-up. Staff were friendly with a ‘can-do’ attitude and described a tailored individualised approach to providing therapy programmes bespoke to a client’s needs. Whilst I had been aware of the addictions treatment I was pleased to hear therapy programmes that would suit executive professionals suffering from exhaustion, and burnout and patients presenting with depression or anxiety.

    Most residential therapy facilities offer weekly 1:1 therapy except for the ultra-high-cost Swiss clinics but White River seem to be able to offer daily 1:1 therapy despite being a fraction of the cost of other units. The accommodation is best described as luxurious. I have visited several residential facilities and this was clearly the highest-standard suites and private lodges of anywhere offering group programmes. The setting of White River Manor is an oasis of calm and has the feel of a spa with pools and areas for relaxation and mindful reflection.

    I encourage my patients to engage in physical exercise and to ‘get out there’ and this is also something well-provided here. In addition to the spa and gym, patients are taken out to walk with elephants, visit the nearby safari in Kruger National Park, mountain biking and even sky-diving! Their price-point is incredible and beats other offerings by miles whilst offering a high-end luxury feel. I would never recommend somewhere without seeing first hand the place and its staff. Having been there I would consider White River Manor an excellent place for my patients to go especially for those who may wish to pursue inpatient treatment in the private sector but do not have health insurance or funds for UK treatment or those who would like their treatment to be in a tranquil setting in a warm climate.

    United Kingdom testimonial

    Dr. Az Hakeem

    UK

    The Manor is truly a place of wellness with the beautiful gardens, acting as a backdrop. The place gives you a sense of peace and tranquillity and aid the clients to truly begin to find themselves.I would definitely recommend The Manor to my clients, as the clinical care is excellent and it gives the client a sense of choice, which allows them to  become accountable and buy into their individual recovery plan. It meets the needs for executives, who need to take time out to reflect. The facilities are outstanding, along with the various activities on offer.

    United Kingdom testimonial

    Mark Fenwick : Private Therapist and Board Certified Interventionist

    UK
    • Choosing for White River Manor is choosing for yourself.

      Rehabilitation in luxury. With a maximum of 17 clients there is enough time and personal care to provide you what you need. Staying in this beautiful environment with all these professionals gives you the time to work on yourself no matter what the reason is you’re here to create the best version of yourself. You even sometimes forget that you are in a rehab and that’s a big plus! WRM stands for professionalism, care for those who have decided to make their life even better than it was before.

      Netherlands testimonial

      G

      Netherlands
    • I will never forget my time there

      I spent 8 weeks at White River Manor and it’s difficult to put into words the heartfelt gratitude that I have for all the staff – from the front of the house to the excellent therapeutic team.

      When I arrived at the Manor, I was nervous, scared and utterly broken without an ounce of self-worth. I was looked after from the very moment I stepped through the door and reassured and encouraged every step of the way. I never thought rehab could be an enjoyable experience, but I will never forget my time there.

      White River Manor not only helped address my addiction and the toxic relationship with myself but helped me fall back in love with life again and want to truly experience what the world has to offer. I can’t thank them enough! I wouldn’t be where I am without them.

      J

      UK
    • Lifechanging

      If you are willing to change your life, heal yourself from the chains of addiction, then White River Manor is the place to go. Utmost respect for the loving staff, high level of professionalism and an outstanding life-changing quality of psychotherapeutic support.

      Netherlands testimonial

      D

      Netherlands
    • The perfect environment for healing

      An excellent facility with exceptional service, hardworking staff, and beautiful grounds. The perfect environment for healing – thanks for everything guys.

      United Kingdom testimonial

      M

      UK
    • Excellent clinical care

      Excellent clinical care delivered by an outstanding team in a luxury setting at affordable prices. This is the benchmark for other residential addiction providers. Having seen the centre and programme first hand I can recommend it to my patients without hesitation.

      Dr Phil Hopley

      UK
    • White River Manor enriched my life

      A beautiful accommodation, lovely people and outstanding therapy. Individual therapy and group sessions made it possible to solve my problems in a meaningful way. I would recommend White River Manor to anyone who suffers from substance abuse.

      Nederlans testimonial

      Martijn

      NL
    • What a beautiful place to recover!

      A beautiful place with beautiful people. I couldn’t have asked for better care. I am and will forever be eternally grateful. Thank you for helping me and supporting me, giving me the tools to turn my life around. What a beautiful place to recover!

      United Kingdom testimonial

      Milo

      UK
    • A very positive experience!

      I have had a very positive experience during my 3 months at White River Manor. The varied nature of the therapeutic programme, and in particular the range of weekly one-on-one sessions, provided a learning experience far beyond what I had experienced in previous treatment centres. I greatly appreciated the bespoke approach, especially at my age and stage of life!

      Annie

      UK
    • I feel free and more peaceful

      The depth of work I have done at White River Manor has felt to be more conclusive and thorough than that of 15+ years of therapy. I did not think it possible to get to a place in myself where I am excited by what my future may hold, where I am not drowning in fear. I feel free and more peaceful. I have learned to engage with the world how it is, rather than how I wish it were. I have learned to take responsibility for myself, and better understand where this responsibility ends. I will never forget the White River Manor team, or the 3 months I have spent here as it has been life-changing for me – Thank you!

      United Kingdom testimonial

      Emily

      UK
    • A very positive experience!

      White River Manor is a wonderfully balanced rehab facility. In balanced, I mean that the facilities, food, recreational, on-site and off-site amenities and experiences are fully balanced with therapy sessions of the finest. The balance between the voluntary group sessions and private consultations ensures an all-around therapeutic experience which has given me great confidence for the recovery process that awaits me.

      South Africa Testimonal

      Craig

      RSA
    • Excellent Therapists

      The visit to White River Manor; especially the excellent therapists has benefited me greatly. I have found so much help in dealing with things complicating my life,  unnecessary.

      South Africa Testimonal

      Karen

      RSA
    • Life changing journey

      Would recommend White River Manor to anyone looking for a holistic approach to recovery. Every aspect of wellness is addressed. I feel truly blessed to have had the opportunity to experience this life-changing journey.

      USA testimonials

      Susan

      USA
    • The best approach

      The people, Counsellors and staff are amazing and are able to help in different and kind ways. Being human to humans is the best approach.

      Nederlans testimonial

      Sean

      NL
    • Very good experience

      Very good experience. The reception Staff, nursing staff, therapist, and food and service staff are all of a high quality.

      South Africa Testimonal

      Mark

      RSA
    • Experience of a lifetime

      From the bottom of my heart, thank you! My month spent at the Manor is the best gift I have ever given myself. I have received lessons and tools that will last a lifetime. I leave here with gratitude.

      Canada Testimonials

      Adam

      CA
    • First-class therapy

      White River Manor has been more than recovery – It’s been a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I am totally empowered and grounded enough to go forward in life happy, healthy and substance-free.

      United Kingdom testimonial

      Andy

      UK
    • A long lasting positive impression

      Beautiful setting; World-class facilities; experienced and helpful counsellors who have genuine compassion and ensure individual attention – made a lasting positive impression and changed my life.

      South Africa Testimonal

      Nicolas

      RSA
    • Loved every second

      By far the best rehab facility in the country. You are treated with love, dignity and respect that you deserve as a broken person. Loved every second!

      South Africa Testimonal

      Tracey

      RSA
    • I can now see myself facing my failures

      During my time here I learned the importance of intention, ability, discipline, and balance. I can now see myself facing my failures instead of shamefully running away from them. If you put in the effort, commitment and time, I believe WRM can provide a wealth of tools and knowledge to employ/use in your daily life.

      USA testimonials

      Abigail

      USA
    • What an amazing 7 days

      What an amazing 7 days. My third visit to this special place and definitely worth every minute. Thank you.

      South Africa Testimonal

      Andre

      RSA
    • Very relaxing atmosphere

      Very relaxing atmosphere with a beautiful natural environment, great therapy programme and awesome staff!

      South Africa Testimonal

      Quintin

      RSA
    • Wonderful experience on all levels

      Wonderful experience on all levels! One of the best things that I have ever done for myself and will be invaluable for my journey ahead. Highly recommended! You will not regret taking some time out to do this for yourself.

      USA testimonials

      Simone

      USA
    • Beautiful place to find yourself

      Beautiful place to find yourself! The ultimate path to recovery! Great staff, great environment, great place!

      Nederlans testimonial

      Maurits

      NETH
    • I needed this time out

      I needed this time out. I was worried about having a relapse. WRM refreshed my mind and body. I will definitely be back again for a recharge. Thank you all!

      South Africa Testimonal

      Ian

      RSA
    • What an awesome journey this was for me

      What an awesome journey this was for me! Not only do WRM care for your personal needs as an individual but they also attend to your physical and mental wellness. The Facility, the Staff – it is an absolute 5 Star Experience. I will definitely come back! Keep up the good work and keep changing people’s lives!

      South Africa Testimonal

      Jan

      RSA
    • I feel my time at WRM was transformational

      I feel my time at WRM was transformational. I spent 8 weeks at WRM and really felt real growth within myself. I learnt so much that I will carry with me always. The staff were all amazing and I felt true connections with the therapists. It is also such a tranquil, beautiful place that helps with the healing process. I would highly recommend WRM for anyone struggling with addiction.

      South Africa Testimonal

      Ciara

      RSA
    • Very professional, supportive and caring

      I spent 28 days at WRM. This is an incredible wellness and rehab facility. Very professional, supportive and caring! I would recommend WRM to anyone looking for the best support available!

      South Africa Testimonal

      Stephen

      RSA
    • I got more than I bargained for

      When I got to WRM, I got more than I bargained for. My initial thoughts were “what the hell am I doing here”. After a few days, once I settled in, I realized I had a problem and need to give myself and WRM a chance. To my surprise, I made good friends with a lot of people and we carried each other through some dark moments with the help of a brilliant therapeutic team.

      South Africa Testimonal

      Dave

      RSA
    • WRM gave me a change to rework who I am

      WRM gave me the chance to rework who I am and the most important gain my sanity back. I look forward to conditioning my goals and accomplishing greatness in all I do.

      South Africa Testimonal

      Michael

      RSA
    • WRM is everything it stands for

      WRM is everything it stands for! The therapy, service and environment are all excellent! Exactly what I need!

      South Africa Testimonal

      Navin

      RSA
    • More determined and empowered

      I came to WRM lost and broken. I leave WRM stronger, more determined and empowered than I ever thought I could feel.

      South Africa Testimonal

      Melissa

      RSA
    • Incredible staff members

      The incredible staff members made my stay unforgettable. This was one of the best of times in my worst time and I miss everyone already!

      South Africa Testimonal

      Jana

      RSA
    • Impeccable 5 star service

      WRM is a sanctuary where one can press ‘reboot’ and take time for reflection and healing, Impeccable 5 star service, incredible therapists and the most beautiful, tranquil oasis, I am leaving feeling rejuvenated, optimistic and excited about the future!

      South Africa Testimonal

      Philippa

      RSA
    • Wonderful in every way

      White River Manor has been wonderful in every way! The staff have been amazing! I would recommend this to anyone who is struggling with addiction or needs some time for themselves to unwind.

      United Kingdom testimonial

      Laura

      UK
    • Everything you need is here

      I can’t quite believe how much I benefitted from my time at WRM, everything you need is here to help you focus on yourself, your recovery and your future!

      United Kingdom testimonial

      Fiona

      RSA
    • I am forever grateful

      I have had an incredible time at WRM. I arrived mentally, physically and spiritually drained but now feel my spirit has been lifted. The staff here are so wonderful and have made me almost too comfortable. The holistic approach to healing from addiction has given me the strength to face life without drugs and alcohol and for that, I am forever grateful!

      United Kingdom testimonial

      Max

      UK
    • Wonderful in every way

      White River Manor has been wonderful in every way! The staff have been amazing! I would recommend this to anyone who is struggling with addiction or needs some time for themselves to unwind.

      United Kingdom testimonial

      Laura

      UK