Matthew Idle

Matthew Idle on Worlds Best Rehab

Every year Worlds Best Rehab celebrates the key people of influence making waves in International Recovery. The 50 individuals on this list are forging new paths in recovery, saving and rebuilding lives through innovative, dedicated and client centrist treatment. The Recovery Rockstar list has no geographical or age bias, and favors no one treatment method or modality. These are the ones to watch in Global Treatment.


Over the past year, the treatment industry has had to adapt quickly as the state of global mental health has worsened, and we’ve aimed to recognize those leading the way with direction and purpose. The treatment professionals on our list are once again the most influential in the World. Many represent treatment brands substantial market share. But they are more than just successful clinic owners and treatment professionals.


They seek to communicate and engage communities with meaningful work and action that can make a difference. As senior leaders in the industry half of the professionals on this list are making a return appearance, having earned their stripes in a challenging year.


While the list was again subject to much debate and many rounds of intense discussion among Worlds Best Rehab editors, we’re confident that the list represents the very best of the best.


Congratulations to Matthew Idle and all members of the 2022 Worlds Best Rehab Power List: The most influential and purposeful treatment professionals.

Matthew Idle, Villa Paradiso Spain

Matthew Idle is the lead clinical therapist at the critically acclaimed Villa Paradiso Group in Spain. With over a decade of clinical therapy experience and supporting individuals suffering from addiction and obsessive compulsion, Idle is one of the premier therapists in the world.


Idle is in charge of a professionally-drive, successful team at Villa Paradiso. The rehab’s staff is fully focused on providing long-term recovery for clients in need of help. Villa Paradiso works on the root problems faced by clients rather than cover up their superficial issues. Through treatment provided a Villa Paradiso, Matthew Idle has had a hand in saving the lives of countless clients. Helping those individuals has had a knock-on effect, enabling loved ones to live a much fuller life.


Villa Paradiso lives by the philosophy that every person is different, therefore, their addiction is also different. The five-star rehab center is able to help clients, because it adapts its expertise to each personal situation.


Idle entered the rehab industry after gaining a qualification in NLP therapy. He also received CBT, personal development, and coping skills on his journey to be a full-fledged clinical therapist. Idle has worked for most prestigious rehabilitation and treatment programs in the United Kingdom. In addition, Idle is a director of a recovery treatment-focused initiative that has a 96% success rate. The initiative helps people maintain their recovery by being a part of the project before moving on to maintaining their recovery.


Matthew Idle’s experience working hands-on with individuals seeking treatment from addiction and obsessive compulsion has led to him being on evaluation committees that study the effects of addiction. He also works on new ways that professionals can work with clients with complex needs.


The veteran clinical therapist joined the mental health and substance abuse recovery field after spending his childhood suffering from various issues. Idle suffered from anxiety and low self-esteem. According to Idle, he used substances to numb the feelings of anxiety and low self-esteem for a number of years.


Idle found help from his issues and made a future helping others. Having been through substances abuse and mental health problems, Idle saw things from a different angle. It also gave Idle insight into the way in which individuals suffer from various issues.


At Villa Paradiso, Matthew Idle leads an experienced team providing effective addiction treatment. The rehab gives clients a private, discreet setting to recover. Villa Paradiso’s staff understands the needs of its clients. Clients are not judged and no problem is belittled by staff. Every client is different and each issue is treated as such.


Villa Paradiso Spain is located in Marbella and delivers full anonymity to clients when staying at the center. Idle and staff make each client’s stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible. Idle’s philosophy of working with and supporting everyone to find a new way to cope and move on with a more productive life continues to make Villa Paradiso an ideal rehab.


Matthew Idle continues to develop new ways of working around family development and understanding addiction. His development as a clinical therapist enables Villa Paradiso to remain at the top of the world’s best rehabs list.