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The Canyon Treatment Center

2900 Kanan Dume Rd, Malibu, California, 90265
Situated in the serene canyons of Malibu, California, the Canyon Treatment Center offers an effective, integrated program designed for individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders. The dual diagnosis rehab takes a holistic approach to addiction, combining evidence-based and research-proven therapies with 12-Step principles of recovery. Treatment plans are carefully tailored to each individual, giving clients the opportunity to address the emotional, mental and behavioral issues that have prevented them from living a happy, healthy and sober life.

Facility Highlights

  • On-Site Fitness Facility
  • Equine Therapy
  • Adventure Therapy


  • Individual Therapy

    This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.
  • Equine Therapy

    A form of animal therapy, equine therapy involves visiting, working with and sometimes riding horses as a way to create a metaphoric relationship that leads to life-altering insights.

Facility Settings

  • Private/Secluded

Meet the Staff

  • Kathleen Bigsby, PhD, LCSW
    Kathleen Bigsby, PhD, LCSWCEO
    As an experienced administrator, Kathleen has overseen comprehensive treatment programs in both New York and California. As co-chair of the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of NYS Committee for Women and Family Issues, she brought her innovative and progressive strategies for treating families to a statewide level. Her mission has been to provide effective treatment services to optimize wellness and to support the achievement of extraordinary life goals. As a clinician, Kathleen utilizes the best clinical practices in working with those who wish to actualize a life of healing and wellness. She is dedicated to helping others find their personal sense of well-being through a journey that reawakens the dormant spirit with hope and a renewed commitment to the authentic self.
  • Ian Wolds, PsyD.
    Ian Wolds, PsyD.Clinical Director
    At its core, Dr. Wolds’ work aims to facilitate recovery, growth, wholeness, and well-being through the integration of complementary paths of healing. A firm believer in tailoring treatment to fit each person’s unique needs and interests, Dr. Wolds’ passion lies in supporting self-discovery and understanding, resilience, optimization, and the ultimate creation of more fulfilling relationships and a more satisfying life.

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