We offer Programs that fit you and your family's individual needs.

Our goal is recovery for everyone who needs it. We are a cutting edge transformational program and we are constantly evolving to suit the needs of our guests.

60-Day Program

Our exceptional 60-day (8 weeks) addiction treatment program for individuals who want or need truly comprehensive care for addiction and co-occurring medical and/or psychiatric disorders. Intensive workshops support long-term recovery.

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45-Day Program

Our 45-day addiction treatment program addresses the neurobiological, psychological, social, physical and spiritual aspects of addiction. Our curriculum provides tools and education to help you Thrive®.

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Family Program

We believe that family involvement is one of the most important components of a successful treatment experience. Our goal is to bring healing, safety, and insight to family members struggling with their loved one’s addiction.

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When performed correctly, the detoxification process can be achieved safely and comfortably. We are a fully licensed medical detox recovery facility. Our detoxification wing is an acute care zone. Our team of doctors and nurses provide care 24/7.

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Alcohol disorders, drug addiction, and trauma


Our Program

The basic components of our program and more



Medically licensed detox with 24/7 nursing staff



Answers to most frequently asked questions



Our guests describe the program best

Our program works when others have not!

Gulf Breeze Recovery specializes in helping guests overcome chronic relapse from alcohol and drug addiction.

Gulf Breeze Recovery is a holistic non-12 step rehab in Florida that specializes in helping guests overcome chronic relapse from alcohol and drug addiction.

What makes us like no other alcohol or drug addiction treatment facility in the world?

We get to the source of all problems; thought. Our guest's learn to access their innate wisdom, change their “outside-in” thinking, and develop awareness of their natural health and resilience. We help unlock your unlimited power and potential! Once recognized, you'll never be without it.

New Beginnings are Happening Every Day!

Struggling with drug addiction? Call us anytime, day or night, at (855) 400-6190 or contact us for help with taking the first step towards recovery!

We refer to folks at our facility as guests, and we treat them as such.

Our comfortable spa-like rehab in Florida is designed to feel like a home away from home. This allows our guests to relax and focus on the recovery of their health without unnecessary distractions. Like no other drug and alcohol treatment center in Florida, our holistic non-12 step program is not a “one-size-fits-all” set of steps. Our guests are treated as individuals and are shown how to see that they are not broken or limited by their past behaviors. We show them an entirely different perspective of themselves and the world around them.


A Beautiful Facility in a Beautiful Setting

We take your recovery seriously. While we everything possible to make you feel at home. Be our guest!

We specialize in Helping our Guests Overcome Alcohol and Drug Addiction and End Chronic Relapse.

  • Detoxification.
    Medically licensed detox wing with private rooms and caring nurses.
  • Neurofeedback and EMDR.
    Modalities for restoring healthy brain function.
  • Spa.
    Deep detox and restorative therapies for better sleep and clarity.
  • Nutrition.
    Award winning chef prepared fresh whole food meals and snacks
  • Physical Health.
    Exercise, fitness gym, yoga, qi-gong, and meditation.
  • Mental Health.
    Extensive one-on-one therapy and group counseling, art therapy, class instruction, reading, speakers, and more.
  • Personal Transformation.
    Over the course of treatment we introduce new ideas about mind, thought, and consciousness that bring about an awakening, and a new level of clarity.

Safe, Natural, and Comfortable Detox, Done Right!

Our protocols have gotten the approval of many of our former guests, who like myself, were afraid of withdrawal. That’s because they were surprised by how comfortable and natural we made the process. I offer more than a clinical perspective as an Addictionologist and Doctor of Family Medicine, or as Gulf Breeze Recovery’s Medical Director for that matter, I also offer hope as a man sober for over 20 years from Opioids and someone who has sat on the bed, just like them.

Dr. David Espenscheid

Gulf Breeze Recovery Medical Director



Most frequently asked questions and answers

All of our frequently asked questions feature video from our staff and CEO. We understand that attending a rehab is a big decision and we want to do everything possible to make your first day free of surprises.

If you’re ready for "the next treatment center" to be your last treatment center, it’s time to call us.

I'm a former guest of Gulf Breeze Recovery, so why would I answer the phone?

Often, folks who have been to several rehabs before they come to us get our program so well we hire them to help pass it on. It works! Call and find out more about our unique and cutting edge drug and alcohol treatment program we call THRIVE® Total Health Recovery. It’s time to stop looking and give us a call: (855) 400-6190.

Our program is about more than learning to survive, it's about learning how to thrive!

Gulf Breeze Recovery’s THRIVE® program focuses on ending chronic relapse by finding the underlying, root causes of addiction, rather than solely on addictive behaviors. Our guests experience real, sustainable change that can only come from the inside out. Different program, different results.

We use a holistic, individualized, caring approach because it works!

Chronic relapse is frustrating for families of addicts and for the addicts they love. Florida rehab facility Gulf Breeze Recovery is a Florida rehab facility that WORKS. Unlike other “cookie-cutter” rehabs, our insight-based program considers the latest scientific and therapeutic techniques such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma in addiction, Neurotherapy, also called neurofeedback, that uses real-time displays of electroencephalography (EEG) to illustrate brain activity and more.

Waking Up Happy Again.

Despite major advances in the fields of addiction treatment and mental health, the vast majority of drug and alcohol treatment centers are still using the same basic 12-step program that was created in 1935. Those who have been to different alcohol rehab centers or drug rehab facilities without success often find that they have only actually attended ONE program…only ONE. Some of the services may have varied from one center to another, however, the program was fundamentally the same 12-step program packaged in a different way.

Some guests have been to many rehabs, but end up working the same program.

Men or Women, Alcohol or Drugs, Transformation is the Solution.

Our program is like no other in the world, and our guests and their families describe it best!

Dawn: (Alcohol)
“Gulf Breeze Recovery literally saved my life, and gave me a whole new one!”

Michelle: (Meth)
“I got my child back” Michelle’s daughter Haley graduated from Gulf Breeze Recovery

Debbie: “I am not broken!”


Andrew: (Heroin)
“Andrew came to get treatment for heroin and had an awakening shift in during experience.”

Bob: (Cocaine)
“I could’ve always felt this way, I just didn’t know it.” Bob had a lot of grief and a looming court date

Meet our leadership team


Barnett Gilmer, CEO.

While working in other treatment facilities, I found inconsistencies (staff and counselors not “walking the walk,” preferential treatment, etc.)...


Alex Carle, Admissions.

I am likely the one who answers the calls we get for loved one's and those seeking treatment. I can answer questions directly and where necessary,...


Dr David Espenscheid, Medical Dir.

In addition to being a board certified addiction specialist, Dr. David Espenscheid, MD is also a family medicine doctor who has been practicing in...


Danielle Guinaugh, Clinical Dir.

Danielle Guinaugh is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and currently the Clinical Director at Gulf Breeze Recovery, where she has worked since its inception in 2013...

Just call us now!

Call us anytime, day or night: (855) 400-6190 or contact us for help with taking the first step towards recovery!