Executive rehab is a type of rehab program that was designed specifically for working professionals. Rehab centers have the most success leading their clients to recovery when their treatment material is tailored to a specific demographic. This does not mean that a rehab center cannot lead a client to recovery who is outside this demographic. It simply means that treatment is most effective when it understands a particular type of person, or group of people. Just as addicts who have been through trauma would require a rehab that specializes in trauma therapy, a busy working professional or high profile individual will benefit most from a treatment program that is familiar with their unique psychology.
There are several ways the operations of an executive rehab are different from other rehabs in order to accommodate their clientele, including business centers, a flexible treatment schedule and luxurious surroundings. The owners of executive rehabs know that their clients may not have the option of separating themselves from work in order to receive treatment. With access to a fully functional business center and the option of customizing a treatment schedule that works around a professional schedule, people enrolled in an executive treatment program do not need to worry about how they can keep in touch with their professional lives. The luxurious surroundings one can find in an executive rehab are also meant to keep high profile professionals functioning as usual. Because most professionals are higher income earners, executive rehabs are luxurious properties that accommodate luxurious lifestyles.
This is not to say that only working professionals come to executive rehabs. Anyone who is seeking luxury and flexibility may enroll in an executive rehab program. This could range from celebrities to family members of working professionals to those who are independently wealthy and beyond. But for CEOs, business people and other working professionals, an executive rehab program may be an absolute necessity.