Life Support

We do four things:

  • Stabilize crisis
  • Inspire hope & change
  • Facilitate resiliency, growth & well-being
  • Foster long-term success in home, school & community
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Crisis Management

Our hands-on crisis team restores your family's safety and security with a 24/7 lifeline and interactive stabilization plan.

Our trauma-informed approach offers to:

  • Stabilize the home environment and make people feel safe & secure
  • Provide 24/7 lifeline services to foster de-escalating rather than re-escalating
  • Help families in crisis due to child with suicidal behaviors, chronic mental health problems, substance abuse, or other disruptive & unsafe behaviors
  • Help your child's safe transition home from acute care and to prevent future hospitalization
  • Analyze & honor the crisis cycle and provide critical feedback to transform the destructive event into a constructive learning opportunity
  • Reveal emotional triggers
  • Identify automatic, reactive behaviors
  • Develop quick & easy on the brain crisis survival strategies

Intensive Family Support

Our Intensive Family Support (IFS) team helps your family put the pieces together after an emotional crisis has torn it apart.

Our in-home team approach involves:

  • In-home, real-time & family-focused modeling, coaching and counseling
  • Neuro-Relational Embedded Therapy (NET) focused on joining physiology with psychology to enhance family enjoyment and sense of well-being.
  • Observing & analyzing maladaptive behavioral patterns, family rules, and dangerous assumptions
  • Identifying needs & sets life goals
  • Teaching therapeutic parenting by taking your natural parenting style to a new and more effective level
  • Working with individuals, couples & families in unison to restore harmony
  • Comprehensive treatment and coordinated care services to empower people to solve problems, make good decisions, and enjoy life again

Psychological Assessment

Our assessment process gathers vital data to help explain a person's present situation & psychological functioning.

The comprehensive assessment involves:

  • Multi-axial mental health diagnoses
  • Identifying psychological, emotional, behavioral, intellectual, psychosocial, and neurocognitive strengths and weaknesses for relating to others, problem solving, learning, resolving conflict & communicating
  • Assessing person's beliefs, attitudes, motivation, emotional stability, and willingness & capacity for change
  • Providing differential diagnostic & prognostic feedback to family & medical providers
  • Revealing psychological roadblocks to improved personal & family functioning
  • Pinpointing psychological factors contributing to maladaptive coping responses & poor stress management
  • Psychotropic medication strategies

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

DBT is used to empower people to establish mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation & interpersonal skills.

Our DBT-informed approach involves:

  • Teaching practical life skills
  • Learning how to focus on "now" while staying connected to the past & future
  • Balancing thoughts & feelings to achieve relational balance
  • Building frustration tolerance
  • Regulating & managing disruptive emotional reactions
  • Developing & maintaining effective interpersonal relationships
  • Understanding emotions & reducing vulnerability
  • Strengthening identity development
  • Enhancing motivation & acquiring a direction for one's life
  • Learning classical and innovative mindfulness skills
  • Reducing life interfering behaviors
  • Making lemonade from lemons