Our residential rehab program is available at Gaia Spirit Retreat, a private centre nestled in 120 acres of rainforest on the beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland, Queensland Australia.

We offer motivational training and powerful holistic addiction recovery treatments including remedial massage, altered-state acupuncture, therapeutic exercise, yoga therapy, mindfulness and meditation, chi-gung, orthomolecular (vitamin) therapy and nutritional counselling.

Our program is unique. Developed by Jost Sauer, an ex-addict and alcoholic who is now an internationally recognised best-selling lifestyle author and addiction expert, it is the only recovery program on the planet that works with what you got right. 

There is no shame, no guilt, no judgment. We work with empowerment, inspiration, positivity and fast-tracking you to the great future that you deserve. We make recovery an entertaining and adventurous journey of discovery.

We successfully treat alcohol and drug addiction, eating disorders, sugar addiction, sex and pornography addiction, nicotine addiction, anxiety, panic and depression.

Our entry level program is 5 days, and available Monday to Friday each week. Accomodation is in private rooms in a timber lodge and we have a delicious organic meal menu. Places are limited so that you receive individual attention and support. Find out more

Our programs work. We have changed the lives of thousands of people. Contact our friendly helpful Gaia staff now and we will change your life too.

Ph Gaia Spirit Retreat 0400 857 870

or email us here 





(Mother of 20yo addict) Just wanted to say a sincere thank you to all the team at Gaia for the amazing work that you have done with (name withheld). My personal thanks to Jost also for sharing his journey and changing our sons life forever. He is doing really well and now understanding himself a lot better. In a way I feel you all have saved his life. You have started a journey for him and to see him excited about his life is amazing. The roll on effect is changing all of us. Thank you Jost for giving us such a brighter future.


Unable to attend our residential rehab to quit drugs or alcohol? We can come to you. We customise holistic detox and recovery programs for busy professionals in the privacy of your own home, or at a place of your choosing. This includes sober coaching with addiction expert Jost Sauer, and treatments from a mobile team of Jost’s highly trained professional therapists. The program is accelerated and powerful enough to eliminate symptoms enabling you to continue with your daily tasks and business while you change. Queries and bookings



Discover Jost’s groundbreaking new approach to recovery in this hugely entertaining book. If you are not apologetic, don’t consider yourself diseased, and don’t want the guilt-ridden, powerless and dull future offered by a recovery ideology now over a century old, this is for you. Find out what you got right on drugs and how to continue your journey without drugs.

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Discover more about Jost’s extraordinary new approach to recovery in his books

Higher and Higher
Marijuana magic
Drug Repair
Chinese medicine

Watch Jost’s radical approach to recovery in these videos

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