Cirque Lodge is a for-profit addiction facility located in Orem, Utah founded in 1999 by Richard Losee. In 2002, Cirque Lodge opened a second facility in Orem, Utah in a former television studio. The facilities combined hold a maximum of 56 patients.
The Cirque Lodge program is based on the Alcoholics Anonymous traditional twelve-step program. The treatment incorporates "experiential therapy", including activities such as skiing and fishing . The program includes both group and individual psychotherapy. As of August 2007, the 30-day treatment costs an average of US$30,000. While celebrities are known to frequent the lodge, it also hosts less high-profile and affluent patients and has offered scholarships to patients who could not afford treatment.
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