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SPOTLIGHT – Summit Prep Co-founder To Keynote At Rocky Mountain NATSAP


The Rocky Mountain Regional National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) conference will he held in Whitefish, MT at the beautiful Grouse Mountain Lodge, on June 22 and 23, 2017.

This conference is an annual event bringing varying types of treatment programs, wilderness therapy programs, referring professionals/educational […]

SPOTLIGHT – SUWS Of The Carolinas Adds Melissa Villodas, LPC And Erica Thiessen House, LPC To Clinical Team

This month, two skilled clinicans join the clinical team to assist SUWS of the Carolinas to further the mission of providing safe, and clinically driven, wilderness therapy programming to the clients and their families.

Melissa Villodas, LPC joins the […]

SPOTLIGHT – MOUNTAIN VALLEY TREATMENT CENTER Partners With Homeward Bound For Enhanced Parent Education And Aftercare


To help ensure that Mountain Valley’s family therapy and family education curriculum is comprehensive and integrated with the clinical curriculum, Mountain Valley Treatment Center (MVTC) is now collaborating with the highly respected transition support and aftercare provider, Homeward Bound, employing their Not by Chance™ program.

Homeward […]

SPOTLIGHT – Alpine Academy Awarded Utah Best Of State Youth Treatment Center For 2017


Alpine Academy is honored to have been selected this year’s winner for the Utah Best of State program in the category of “Youth Treatment Centers”.

This marks the 7th time that Alpine Academy has received this honor since 2010.

According to the Best of State website, “the Best […]

SPOTLIGHT – Uinta Academy Announces “Girl On The Edge” To Be Released June 1st To Walmart


Uinta Academy is excited to announce that the movie “Girl on the Edge” will be released June 1st at Walmart stores nationwide. Released in 2015, this movie has garnered rave reviews and won 13 awards for its depiction of how trauma and bullying affect society.

The […]

SPOTLIGHT – Novitas Academy Announces Successful Trip To Costa Rica


Novitas Academy is excited to announce that their first international trip to Costa Rica was a huge success. Eight boys, who are currently enrolled at Novitas, participated in this 10 day trip.

Novitas partnered with Pure Life by Aspiro, a wilderness adventure therapy program that specializes in […]

SPOTLIGHT – Evoke Cascades Welcomes Therapist Lauren Roberts, LPC


Evoke Cascades is excited to announce that Lauren Roberts, LPC, has joined the team as their new therapist.

Lauren is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling. Lauren has been working in the mental health field since 2005 in a variety […]

Insider Tips: Treatment Center Online Reviews – Fact or Fiction?

If you search for any treatment center that works with teens or young adults that has been around for longer than a minute, you will find negative information online about them. You might be searching for a teen rehab, teenage depression treatment centers, drug rehab centers for […]

SPOTLIGHT – Havenwood Academy Expands To 28 Beds

Havenwood Academy, in Cedar City, Utah, is expanding their capacity from 16 beds to 28.  Havenwood specializes in treating teen girls with attachment disorders, specifically Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), and is licensed by the State of Utah and accredited by The Joint Commission.

 “It […]

SPOTLIGHT – Horizon Family Solutions Welcomes Julie Forland, M.Ed. as Educational Consultant for International and US Based Families and Students

Horizon Family Solutions is pleased to announce its recent hire of Julie Forland, M.Ed., who has joined the HFS team as an International and US Educational Consultant based out of the firm’s Boulder, Colorado office.

[Boulder, Colorado]— March 25, 2017 — Within the Educational […]