Treatment at Magalies Wellness Centre

We are located in the town of Hartbeespoort, approximately 45 minutes from Pretoria and 1 hour from Johannesburg. Treatment takes place in a comfortable setting on a private sanctuary. Our facility caters for a maximum of three clients, ensuring much-needed individual attention for each person. We offer single luxury accommodation, with ensuite bathrooms. Each room pays tribute to the #ThankYouPlantMedicine movement in a uniquely African way.

Our treatment procedures are based on the Manual for Ibogaine Therapy by Howard Lotsof and Boaz Wachtel (2003) as well as the clinical guidelines published by the Global Ibogaine Therapy Alliance (2016). All clients are required to undergo medical tests and a psychological assessment prior treatment. ​We require an electrocardiogram (ECG), as well as a liver and kidney function tests and a Covid test. The test results must be shared with us prior to your treatment as part of the screening process. If you are using substitute medications, anti-depressants or anti-anxiety medication, we will advise you of the recommended weaning period as supervised by our medical doctor.

Our programme has been designed around a holistic and innovative health advancement, harm reduction and resilience-building therapy model that fosters support in a non-judgmental atmosphere. We aim to keep the cost of treatment as low as possible.

Included in the cost of your treatment:

  • Medicine, medical supplies and equipment
  • Medical screening and on-site medical supervision by a doctor
  • Psychotherapy by qualified psychologists
  • 24hrs/day staffing and monitoring
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) – please discuss with us prior to treatment
  • Accommodation, quality food and supplements
  • Psychological assessment and feedback
  • Psychological integration, relapse prevention counselling, life skills tools
  • Creative activities and massage/bodywork
  • Follow-up appointments
Excluded from the treatment cost:

  • The cost of your liver and kidney function blood test
  • The cost of your Covid test
  • Prescription and other medications not deemed part of the treatment programme
  • The cost of personal comfort items

3-Day Treatment

 This treatment programme is recommended for clients who would like to explore a psycho-spiritual journey, or who require a booster treatment.

It includes medical screening and onsite monitoring, a psychological assessment and one formal psychological integration session. You also have follow-up sessions available at the Centre or over Skype to use as required.

5-Day Treatment

This treatment programme is recommended for clients who would like to use Iboga for addiction, depression, anxiety, PTSD and other psychological and physical conditions.

It includes medical screening and onsite monitoring, a psychological assessment and feedback, onsite psychotherapy and psychological integration, life skills training, creative activities and relapse prevention counselling. You also have follow-up sessions available at the Centre or over Skype to use as required.

6-day Treatment

This treatment programme is specifically designed for clients who are addicted to opiates.

​It includes medical screening and onsite monitoring, medications and medical supplies, a psychological assessment and feedback, psychotherapy and psychological integration, life skills training, creative activities and relapse prevention counselling.

You also have follow-up sessions available at the Centre or over Skype to use as required.

Pursuit of Inner Peace Programme

​This programme offers structured and supportive therapeutic intervention and integration, helping you to stay connected with yourself.

We help you to explore, connect with and share therapeutic issues through individual and group sessions, making use of a wide variety of treatment modalities including body work, mindfulness, sound healing and other transpersonal psychological interventions.

The programme offers a cost-effective way of accessing therapeutic intervention in a relaxed and supportive community setting, and includes a one night stay at the Centre.

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