Nōmina Wellness @ Forbidden Plateau is the leading mental wellness treatment centre providing comprehensive holistic and evidence-based care for people experiencing trauma, chronic pain, addictions, and other complex mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. Our team of highly skilled professionals specializes in a range of effective therapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). We focus on the whole person, their needs, preferences, and well-being, ensuring a personalized approach to treatment. 

Pain Management/Sports Injury Program 

At Nōmina Wellness @ Forbidden Plateau, we believe in a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management and sports injuries. That’s why we offer a revolutionary evidence-based 7-week all-inclusive and customized injury treatment plan designed to promote multi-functional holistic healing. Our specialized program offers a team of experts, cutting-edge technology, tailored treatment, and support through the psychological effects of injuries. We use Class IV Deep Tissue Laser Therapy, Intravenous Therapy, and Injection Therapy to provide pain relief, promote healing, and accelerate recovery. 

Skill Development Inpatient Program 

The Skill Development Inpatient Program at Nōmina Wellness @ Forbidden Plateau is a 6-week skills-focused program designed to support daily living for individuals looking to develop the resources to function more confidently and independently. Our program focuses on skills development, growth, career planning, personalized fitness support, diet and cooking, and exploring the challenges to personal growth. Our goal is to encourage confidence in personal autonomy so that individuals can thrive. Our specialized support team of skill facilitators, registered counsellors, mental health professionals, and other professionals ensures optimal success. Family support and 12 months of aftercare are included with program completion. 

Intensive Outpatient Program 

Nōmina Wellness @ Forbidden Plateau offers an Intensive Outpatient Program for people having difficulty managing mental health issues in their daily lives. Our program is an alternative to residential treatment for people who may not require 24-hour care but still need intensive support. Clients can attend our program in person or entirely online, ensuring maximum flexibility to fit their daily schedule. We offer classes, resources, and support through Nōmina Wellness, allowing individuals to continue their everyday life responsibilities and sleep in the comfort of their own bed. Our Intensive Outpatient program can also be successful as post-residential options to help clients. 

Nōmina Wellness- Center Overview

At Nōmina Wellness, the focus is on providing premier addiction and mental health care that addresses the unique needs of each individual. The center specializes in dual diagnosis, which means they are equipped to handle the complex needs of those dealing with both addiction and mental health concerns. Nōmina Wellness’s approach is rooted in trauma-informed care, and their program has been developed based on years of scientific research on transformational change.

What sets Nōmina Wellness apart is their team of experienced and registered psychotherapists who bring a minimum of a master’s level education to the table. This allows them to provide progressive, evidence-based approaches to support each individual as a whole person. From personalized plans that integrate advanced therapeutic techniques such as EMDR, CBT, and somatic-based practices with cutting-edge medical science, to a range of activities and services that promote active living, nutrition, and creative exploration, Nōmina Wellness is dedicated to providing a comprehensive and innovative experience that benefits their clients in the long-term.


• 1-on-1 Counseling

• Art Therapy

• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

• Physiotherapy

• Relapse Prevention Counseling

• Yoga

Treatment Philosophy

• Holistic

• Medical

• Personalized Treatment

• Wellness

Conditions Treated

• Alcohol

• Anger

• Anxiety

• Benzodiazepines

• Chronic Relapse

• Cocaine

• Codependency

• Ecstasy (MDMA)

• Gambling

• Heroin

• LSD, psychedelics

• Marijuana (Cannabis)

• Methamphetamine

• Opioids

• Prescription Drugs

• Sex Addiction

• Synthetic Drugs


• Family Follow-up Counseling

• Follow-up Sessions (in-person)

• Recovery Coach

• Return Visits

• Support Meetings

• Support Meetings (on-site)



• Air-Conditioned Rooms

• Bathroom Essentials (towels, soap, shampoo)

• Desk

• Fitness Center

• Gardens

• Housekeeping

• Outdoor Space

• Private or Shared Rooms

• Recreation Room

• TV

• Theater

• View

• Walking Trails



• Games

• Movies

• Physical Fitness

• Shopping

Special Considerations

• Executive Program

• Young Adults Program

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Frequently Asked Questions About Nōmina Wellness

Our treatment success rate varies from person to person, depending on the severity of the mental health issues and injuries. Our multidisciplinary team uses evidence-based treatments that have been proven to be effective.

No, you do not need a referral to attend our treatment center. Simply call our intake team to schedule an appointment.

Our treatment programs vary in length, depending on the individual’s needs and condition.

We accept most major insurance providers, and our team can help determine which benefits apply to your treatment plan.

Yes, we are both an inpatient and outpatient facility, offering various levels of care to meet your needs.

Yes, we work with our clients to develop a personalized treatment plan that may include medication.

We offer both group and one-on-one therapy, depending on the individual’s needs and condition.

Yes, our Intensive Outpatient Program allows clients to continue their daily life responsibilities while receiving intensive support.

We offer 12 months of aftercare to ensure our clients continue to receive support and care after program completion.

We typically have a short waitlist for our services, and our team will work with you to schedule a treatment plan as soon as possible.

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949 Fitzgerald Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 2R6, Canada

Business Hours

Monday 24h open
Tuesday 24h open
Wednesday 24h open
Thursday 24h open
Friday 24h open
Saturday 24h open
Sunday 24h open
Local time 02:46am

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