Addiction Resource Guide

Monte Nido Residential Treatment Center

Eating Disorders Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Monte Nido is a unique 6 bed residential facility specializing in the treatment of women with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and compulsive exercise."

Treatment Philosophy:

"We use the therapeutic relationship to put the eating disorder out of its job by integrating the eating disorder self with the person's healthy self."

Family Program:

"We have family group every Saturday and additional family sessions during the week as needed and as can be arranged."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"We include this component by taking clients to outside meetings."

Additional Characteristics:

"Large staff to client ratio (32 staff for 6 clients); 95% of staff are recovered themselves; small homelike environment in beautiful setting; and extensive fitness program."


    Number of Beds: 6
    Population Served: Women (16 and up)

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: approx. 25
    Average Length of Stay 3 months
    Percent of Women 100%
    Percent under age 25 15%
    Percent with College Education: 80%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 80%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes (prearranged)
    Weekend Admission available: Yes (prearranged)
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Self-pay Cost: $1125 per day
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


Licensed by: State of California
Type of License: 6 Bed/Dept. of Health Services
Accredited by: None
Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (310) 457-9958
General Information: (310) 457-9958
Address: 27162 Sea Vista Dr.
Malibu, CA 90265