Leading the Way in Trauma Therapy

Sep 5, 2016, 9:36 PM

As the director of our intensive trauma-focused therapy service, I receive a lot of phone calls from people who would like to be feeling better and/or doing better. Some are in extreme distress. I’m often asked, “Should I be checking myself into an inpatient program, or going for intensive outpatient therapy?”

Here are the questions I ask, to determine how to respond:

  • Are you safe? If left to ...
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Aug 31, 2015, 3:18 PM

We have a project looking for a home. We want to create a brief intensive trauma therapy diversion program for teens on their way into residential placement. The goal is to dramatically reduce time in residential placement, reduce costs accordingly, and improve outcomes. If it works – which it should – this can become a preferred alternative to typical longer-term residential care. Here are t ...

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