Rehab and recovery in a beautiful Mediterranean estate in Spain

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Welcome to our beautiful addiction treatment & rehab recovery centre

Step One Recovery provides a unique residential addiction recovery experience, on a private Mediterranean estate.

At the Palace de la Paz centre in Javea, on Spain’s Costa Blanca and in our treatment centre in Watford, UK, you can heal your mind and body from addiction and mental health conditions.

Our addiction treatment centre rehab provides unparalleled discretion and a superior one to one client treatment administered by leading industry doctors, counsellors and therapists.

Take your first step with us today…

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The Step One Recovery Experience

Best Value Rehab in Europe

Prices better than most UK Rehabs

1 to 1 treatment

3 beautiful accommodation types

On-Site Chef


2 Pools

All Rooms En-Suite

We will collect you from either Alicante or Valencia airports.

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Meet The Team

Our multi-disciplined team are all industry-leading experts in their individual fields. They are dedicated to providing you with treatment, support, and care around the clock, for as long as you need it.

Graham Peasey


"If you had told me 15 years ago that I would one day get sober and become the founder of one of the...

Dr Ignacio Poole

Medical Practitioner

Dr Poole has been a European qualified specialist in family and community medicine since 1984. Estab...

Fabiana Mourelle

Pharmacist, Head nurse

Fabiana has a plethora of nursing experience and in-depth knowledge reharding haematology, biochemi...

Laura Smart

Certified Counsellor and Hypnotherapist

Laura is an experienced Integrative counsellor and group facilitator whose professional and therapeu...

Seth Bolton

Certified Counsellor

Seth is extremely dedicated and passionate towards everything about recovery. He has an in depth kno...

Ronald Clark

Financial Director

Ron brings to Step One Recovery extensive management experience with major multi-national companies ...

Amanda O’Shea

Admissions Manager & Life Coach

As Head of Clinic, Amanda is the lead on the Admission process, coordinates the running of all bespo...

Dr. Heidi Kleinbach-Sauter



Laura Camacho

MSc Clinical Psychology

Laura is a clinical psychologist and coach with an integrative and holistic 'mind, body, spirit' ap...

Matthew Armstrong

Transformation Expert

Matthew has dedicated his life to personal transformation. This lead him to read hundreds of books o...

Simone Beck

Yoga Instructor

Simone is a Yoga teacher trained in the prestigious tradition of Viniyoga. Viniyoga is the art of ad...

Mark Harris



Suzanne Stevens


Working within the food industry and as a Chef for over 25 years’ Suzanne adds a wealth of experie...

Jasmin Stickel

Personal Assistant to General Manager


Cynthia Souiljaert

Head Housekeeper

Cynthia is very experienced in office management and customer service. She is fluent in six language...