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Welcome To Asana Lodge
At Asana Lodge our approach to care is progressive and tailored to the needs of the individual on their own recovery journey. Through industry-leading, scientifically proven techniques, we treat both body and mind. We’ve handpicked a team of highly qualified and experienced medical and therapy professionals. Facilities are exceptional, far exceeding a standard treatment centre. Our focus is on understanding what’s happening inside the brain. We give clients the knowledge they need to make changes in their lives and experience long-term results.
Why We’re Different
No client is treated like simply a number. Care is truly personalised and delivered by a highly experienced team, each dedicated to understanding the needs of the individual. Using industry leading treatments, and by changing the perception of what is going on in the brain, we give every client the best possible chance of long-term recovery.
Stress Free Admission Process
We understand that contacting our treatment centre can be an anxious first step for clients and their families. Our Admission Team have many years of experience, and are on hand to help, advise and organise every step of your care.
Set against the beautiful backdrop of Yardley Gobion, clients can enjoy stunning views and rural daily walks. An on-site chef prepares a delicious selection of meals, created from locally sourced ingredients. Facilities are exceptional, creating an environment that is safe and comfortable for healing and recovery.Call Us Now 01908 489 421 View Our Facilities
Industry Leading Treatments and Therapies
Within Asana Lodge we use the latest technology to offer the highest standards of care to our clients. Every treatment or therapy has been chosen because of its benefits to the mind and body of the individual. Each tailored programme includes full detoxification, one on one sessions, group sessions, psychological therapies, a focus on nutrition and well-being and a range of social activities. Add state of the art therapies including our Satori chair and the Intravenous Brain Restoration Protocols we provide, and we’re able to create a plan that treats every aspect of the client’s health and well-being.Satori Chair Therapy Intravenous Brain Restoration (Nad+)
Meet The Team
Asana Lodge is made up of an expert team of dedicated professionals, who understand addiction and build relationships with each individual to offer the best possible chance of recovery.
European NAD Pioneer
John has travelled... Read More
European NAD Pioneer
John has travelled extensively around the world, culminating in 19 years’ experience looking at different models. He is the European pioneer of Nad+ (Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide) treatment to Europe in 2010; and recently back from the USA bringing state of the art Virtual Reality Relapse Prevention and stress reduction therapy. his passion extends to other metabolic disturbances and neurodegenerative diseases.
The journey continues, in recent times john has travelled to Russia to study and research into a new therapy photobiomudulation or systemic laser therapy working with Nad+ scientists and the very best of the medical profession in the UK and the USA, together with Nadcell, Bionad Clinics own select Doctors, nurses, dieticians and therapists, Johns’ passion continues to endeavour to bring to the UK and Europe new developments with Nad+ therapy in preventive and restorative medicine and Wellness. In 2017 John Gillen was made a visiting Professor at the John Naisbitt university in Belgrade Serbia.
MBBS, PG Dip Clin Ed, OA Dip CBT, OA Dip Psychology,... Read More
MBBS, PG Dip Clin Ed, OA Dip CBT, OA Dip Psychology, SCOPE Certified
Dr Lapa graduated in Medicine in 2000 and since this time has accrued much experience working in the widest range of psychiatric settings with differing illness presentations and backgrounds in inpatient, community and secure settings. This has been aligned to continuation of professional development at postgraduate level in clinical research which has been very closely related to the everyday clinical practice conducted by this practitioner as a NHS and Private Psychiatrist. He is fully indemnified by the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS) and MIAB Expert Insurance for Psychiatric and Private Medical practice. He is fully registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) in the UK with a licence to practice.
Dr Lapa is approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act (1983)
Member of Independent Doctors Federation (IDF), British Association for Psychopharmacology (BMA) and The Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO)
Dr Lapa’s extensive experience has also concentrated itself on the following areas of clinical practice:
- Assessment, Diagnosis and Pharmacological Treatment for Adults with ADHD.
- Drug and Alcohol Dependency and maintaining abstinence and continued recovery
- Intravenous and Intramuscular Vitamin and Mineral Infusion Therapy
- Dietary and Weight Management and through care from assessment to treatment to end goals and maintenance
- Aesthetic Practice and Procedures
Seth is a passionate and dedicated therapist and gro... Read More
Seth is a passionate and dedicated therapist and group facilitator. He specialises in helping people understand their addictions, prevent relapse, learn skills to deal with emotional difficulties and unhelpful thinking patterns, and orient behaviours towards building a rich, full and meaningful life. Seth uses evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and mindfulness skills. In addition, he also has an in depth understanding of both the twelve step and SMART models of addiction recovery.
Seth has experience working with a wide range of problems including addictions, depression, anxiety related disorders such as obsessive-compulsive (OCD) and generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), anger management, guilt and shame and other emotional problems, stress and burnout, relationship issues and adjusting to challenging life events, such as job loss, divorce and bereavement.
Seth’s core qualifications include:
- Advanced diploma in integrative CBT (with distinction)
- Advanced diploma in CBT (with distinction)
- Diploma in CBT
- Certificate in counselling skills
Reflecting his passion for ongoing professional development, Seth has the following post-qualification training certificates:
- ‘’ACT for anxiety and depression’’ acceptance and commitment therapy training certificate
- ‘’ACT as a brief intervention’’ acceptance and commitment therapy training certificate
- ‘’SMART recovery’’ group facilitation training certificate
Seth is a fully accredited member of the national counselling society, one of the UK’s leading accreditation bodies for counsellors and psychotherapists that ensures all its members practice in a safe and ethical manner, including regular clinical supervision.
Matthew is our resident chef at Asana Lodge who has ... Read More
Matthew is our resident chef at Asana Lodge who has been trained to Michelin level, working with the likes of John Burton Race and Gary Rhodes in the past. Matthews ambition is to "make people happy" and he strongly believes this can happen through food. No dish is too big or small for Matthew and he can cater for all clients individual need. His dishes come with great variety, always including lots of nutritional value and he takes inspiration from all around the world and with lots of seasonality.
For the past 20 years being active has been a huge p... Read More
For the past 20 years being active has been a huge part of George’s life, which encouraged him to pursue a career in health and fitness. It all began with rugby from the age of 3, leading to 2 years playing for the Wasps RFC Academy! He is also a stunt performer and has worked on numerous projects, giving him the opportunity to train alongside some very talented individuals across the world.
The key thing that George has learned throughout this time is that getting fit does not have to be difficult. He advocates that we do not have to make change too difficult… we just have to begin! With so much conflicting and contradictory information out there it can be very frustrating and overwhelming to know what to do or how to motivate ourselves on a daily basis. But guess what? You’re not alone! Join George and Emma to surround yourself with those on the same mission as you.
Since becoming a qualified Personal Trainer in 2012 ... Read More
Since becoming a qualified Personal Trainer in 2012 Emma has instructed over 1000 hours of one-to-one PT and group fitness sessions. Her energy and passion for fitness has led her to work overseas and she also runs a very successful Personal Training Studio in Hertfordshire.
Emma has continued to develop her knowledge and experience in the industry by completing an Honours Degree in Sport, which included modules such as nutrition, anatomy, coaching, business and development. For the past two years, she has been a Sports Science teacher, educating students on the incredible effects that exercise has on the mind and body.
Emma believes that everyone is a unique individual, advocating that strength doesn’t come from what you can do, it comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t. Her goal is to support you to feel more confident and happier within yourself – because you deserve to feel your best!
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