HOW DO I KNOW IF I NEED HELP?
This is a difficult question. If you believe you need help, often times this is the case. Please visit our self-assessment page to see how you respond to certain statements.
WHAT IS RECREATIONAL THERAPY?
This group utilizes mediums of art, music, play and sports to assist children in identifying and expressing issues. These activities are designed to create an outlet for relaxation and socialization while increasing awareness of appropriate leisure time activities.
WHAT IS GROUP THERAPY LIKE?
This is a discussion group lead by a program therapist that is designed to assist the patient in identifying and resolving the problem(s) which precipitated the need for their hospitalization. These are problems which, if unaddressed, will likely contribute to the individual having continued difficulty in less structured settings after discharge. This group encourages patients to see that they have choices to make on a day to day basis which strongly influence their lives.
WHAT IS FAMILY THERAPY AND HOW IS THIS COORDINATED?
Family therapy will be offered by the assigned program therapist on a weekly basis to each individual residing in a family. The program therapist will work with each patient and his or her family from a family systems perspective to improve positive family communication, positive family coping and to achieve identified treatment goals.
WHAT IS INDIVIDUAL THERAPY AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
Individual therapy will be offered to each patient by his or her assigned program therapist. The program therapist will meet with the individual one-to-one working to establish a therapeutic alliance and encourage problem solving in a compassionate and supportive environment. In individual therapy, the therapist will complete a thorough psychosocial assessment of the individual and identify strengths and needs, and help the patient identify and work towards achieving his or her treatment goals.