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Recovery and Connection

at The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center

We support lasting recovery through a polyvagal-inspired approach.

Our skilled staff at The Pointe Malibu Recovery promotes social connections, community, and safety in our oceanfront setting. With concierge-style service and highly skilled clinicians employing mind-body interventions, we aim to help you achieve freedom from addiction and chronic pain.

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The science of safety guides us to healing.

The Pointe Malibu Recovery Treatment Center employs innovative and trauma-informed methods that extend beyond our emphasis on luxury and privacy. We actively co-create an environment that promotes health and wellness through communication, social connections, community engagement, immersion in natural surroundings, and pioneering research rooted in the groundbreaking Polyvagal Theory. Our recovery program focuses on a range of interventions designed to restore the physiological state and guide individuals through recovery and resilience. These interventions include established practices such as Holistic Care, Eco-Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, Safe and Sound Protocol, Polyvagal Surf Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, among others. Collaboratively, we work with you to identify resources and interventions tailored to address substance use, mental health symptoms, chronic pain, and trauma, nurturing healing and enabling a more fulfilling and enriched life.

Speak to an Addiction Specialist 24/7

We invite you to our world-renowned residential substance use treatment facility with a remarkable record of success. Our premier setting is ideal for addiction treatment for CEOs, professionals and those looking for a private & luxury Rehab center in Malibu, CA.

Empower Your Journey to Recovery with Our Proven Addiction Treatment Programs

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Drug Addiction

Receive individual 1-on-1 care from skilled clinical professionals offering proven evidence-based treatments.

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Alcohol Addiction

A detailed plan of highly individualized treatments and medically-supervised detox help to make you whole again.

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Co-Occuring Disorders

We precisely evaluate and diligently treat the underlying conditions at the root of your substance use disorder.

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Mental Health

Our facility is staffed with medical experts applying the world’s most innovative mental health treatment methods.

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Chronic Pain

Relief and healing are the keystones of our advanced therapeutic solutions for chronic pain medication addiction.

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Let our trauma specialists help you manage your emotions by dispelling the fear and anxiety from past experiences.

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Your Journey Starts here

Custom-appointed residential suites with mesmerizing oceanfront vistas set the tone for our one-of-a-kind treatment facility, which features concierge-style service and comfort. Here at our luxury alcohol & drug rehab in Malibu, CA, we allow you to remain connected to your business and professional commitments in a balanced manner, giving you peace of mind to pursue recovery without stress. Enjoy healthy dining, walks on the beach, and private meditation on your seaside veranda as you discover the road back to joy and lasting recovery.

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Treatment Tailored for Your Uniqueness

From our gorgeous location on the sands of Malibu, The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center offers luxurious accommodation in an environment of highly personalized care and exclusivity. Our non-judgmental professional staff makes The Pointe Malibu a welcoming place for all types of views and perspectives. At our Beach House luxury & private facility in Malibu, CA, we are equally accepting of all races and cultures, creeds and beliefs, as well as diverse gender and LGBTQ+ identities. Here, you can be yourself, promoting safety and connection.

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Unmatched Treatment, Proven Science

Personal and individualized attention defines our treatment philosophy at The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center. We offer a 5:1 staff-to-client ratio and evidence-based, polyvagal-inspired, and abstinence-based approaches. Central to our care are holistic practices that revive the mind, body, and spirit. We believe in the true science behind healing. Our licensed, certified staff of physicians, therapists, and other highly qualified practitioners are dedicated to applying firmly tested modalities, uniquely customized to your individualized treatment plan.

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Complete Continuum of Care

Your recovery from substance use disorder and/or chronic pain is a journey, and we are committed to traveling every step of the way with you. In fulfilling that promise, Continuum of Care begins the day you walk into our world-class residential drug rehab and continues long after your discharge. Our Luxury Treatment Center in Malibu, offers medically supervised detoxification, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, transitional living, and a variety of alumni and outpatient programs designed to let you know we are present and remain engaged in your journey.

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Why the Pointe Malibu Recovery Center?

Clients come from across the nation…and even the globe…to find recovery and restoration at our world-class treatment center in Malibu. Here are just a few of the reasons for our renown.

  • Polyvagal-inspired care, attuned to individual and family needs
  • Highly individualized 5:1 staff-to-client ratio​
  • Evidence-based, abstinence / harm reduction-based, and holistic-based treatments to rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit​
  • Elite concierge-style service offering personal attention​
  • Spectacular Malibu, California setting with oceanfront views​
  • The natural environment fosters healing opportunities in the sand, ocean, and hills of Malibu
  • Ultra-private, discreet environment for recovery​
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A Team of Esteemed Professionals

What makes us proudest at The Pointe Malibu treatment center is our people…licensed, certified, and dedicated to helping every client achieve a contented life, free of substance addiction. From our knowledgeable admissions staff to our clinical and medical professionals, case managers, and service personnel, we have one coordinated goal and that is to support, in every way, your journey to a lasting recovery.

Frequently Asked Questions

You probably have a few uncertainties and many questions.
Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked.

Our concierge-style service not only ensures personalized attention but also the utmost in patient privacy. We limit group sessions to very small numbers and take special care to individualize your stay here. Our treatment center in Malibu sterling reputation for discretion is well known throughout the industry.

AT The Point Malibu Treatment center we understand your need to maintain your business and professional commitments. We do allow some cell phone usage, as well as access to certain other electronic devices.

All of our suites are custom-appointed for luxury and comfort, and almost all are private one-person residences with viewing balconies.

We employ professional chefs who prepare a combination of quality meals known for their nutritious content and delicious flavor. Special dietary lifestyles or allergies are also accommodated. Healthy snacks, fruits, and wellness drinks and juices are made available throughout the day.

Typically, you will have five to eight individual sessions each week, divided among therapy, case management, and medical. When necessary, you will always have access to your personal therapist. With a staff-to-client ratio of 5:1, we pride ourselves in offering you caring personal attention at all times.

We encourage family interaction during your stay. In fact, Family is one of the key pillars of our acclaimed Integrated Care Alliance. In our opinion, family communication plays an essential role in your recovery process.

If you are local, you are expected to arrange your own transportation. We can send a vehicle for pickup at the airport, however, if you are arriving from another city. If you are driving from another city, we can coordinate an outside Sober Companion to provide transportation for you.

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Jennell Maze, LCSW
Chief Clinical Officer

Jennell Maze is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her MSW from the University of Southern California. Her career has granted her the opportunity to promote well-being for individuals, families, and communities. With over 18 years of experience, she has provided comprehensive outpatient, residential, and community-based services. Her therapeutic practice has focused on trauma, mood disorders, anxiety, relationship dynamics, personality disorders, substance use, and various addictions, with extensive knowledge of co-occurring conditions. Her interventions are anchored in resilience and strength-based models, fostering hope and opportunity.

Jennell’s training and certifications include Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Structural and Strategic Family Therapy, Crisis-Oriented Services, Pain Reprocessing Therapy, and Polyvagal-informed approaches. Additionally, she collaborates with the Polyvagal Institute to support The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center, making it the first in the U.S. to complete the Polyvagal Institute Organizational Program and earn the designation of Polyvagal Informed.

Jennell also worked as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work for nearly ten years, teaching courses in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Her approach to service is driven by ensuring a sense of belonging and connection, leading to countless opportunities to support individuals and families on their paths to recovery, acceptance, and change.

Mel Pohl, MD
Senior Medical Consultant Pain Recovery Program

Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM is the Senior Medical Consultant for the Pain Recovery Program at The Pointe Malibu. Dr. Mel was a major force in developing the Las Vegas Recovery Center’s Chronic Pain Recovery Program. He is a Family Practitioner, certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

He is the author of A Day without Pain, revised edition (Central Recovery Press, 2011) and The Pain AntidoteStop Suffering from Chronic Pain, Avoid Addiction to Painkillers, and Reclaim Your Life (DaCapo, 2015). Dr. Mel filmed a show for PBS on chronic pain, which aired around the country in 2016.

Michelle Migliore
Chief Marketing Officer

Michelle graduated with a BA in Science and a double major in Policy Studies from UCLA in 2000. Although she was recruited through UCLA athletics, she focused on her studies and social work. It was through her Policy studies that she fell in love with social work and realized that working with people was her passion. From tutoring inner-city Latino kids in a second language to volunteering at MS clinics, to walking the streets of Ground Zero, she knew that being hands-on was her calling. These days, Michelle remains very active, as being involved in health and wellness is what keeps her anchored.