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Empowering Teens & Young Adults: 12 Key Features of Intensive Outpatient Programs

Before we delve into the 12 essential features of an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)/day treatment, it is important to acknowledge that you’ve arrived on this website likely with concerns about your teen or young adult. Various signs may be prompting your visit, such as reluctance to attend therapy, resistance to family therapy, intense mood swings, […]

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Understanding The 3 Levels of Autism

When I was in graduate school, the first thing I learned about Autism was, once you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with Autism. Fast forward to 2013, when the DSM-5 was published, how a child, adolescent, or adult with autism was diagnosed changed overnight. Previously,… […]

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8 Myths About Taking a Gap Year

Despite the known personal and academic benefits of taking a gap year after high school, at present, only about 1% of Americans take advantage of the opportunity. Compare that figure to upwards of 50% of young people in countries like Denmark and Turkey, or in the UK, where taking deliberate time out has become an […]

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What Is Psychological Testing?

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After reading this blog, you will better understand the basics of psychological assessment, who administers psychological testing, the subspecialties of psychological testing and what sort of testing you or your child might need. […]

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Drug Rehab for Young Adults: Understanding Your Options and Available Programs

Whether you are struggling with substance abuse or are concerned for someone who is, understanding why, when, and how to seek help is essential. Entering drug rehab for young adults can be an excellent first step toward overcoming addiction and getting your life back on track. […]

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Wilderness Therapy for Young Adults: Benefits, Expectations, and Programs

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Mental health struggles, addiction and other difficult life circumstances take their toll and can quickly feel unmanageable on your own. If you resonate with that, wilderness therapy for young adults can be an immensely helpful experience. Keep reading to discover the benefits of wilderness therapy […]

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How to Talk to Your Teen About Drugs without Them Shutting Down

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As a parent, it’s your responsibility to help your child navigate life and do what you can to set them up for success. Sometimes, that means having difficult conversations. Keep reading if you suspect your teen is using drugs or you want to have a preemptive discussion about the effects of drug use. […]

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Opinion: Navigating Difficult Times in the Treatment & Transition Industry

Navigating Difficult Times in the Treatment and Transition Industry

I started All Kinds of Therapy (AKoT) because I believe in the transformative experience of high-quality behavioral healthcare to save and change lives. I also believe in transparency and education, continuous improvement, and that well-informed decisions lead to better outcomes for everyone involved. I wanted the facts about treatment programs to be available to families, […]

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Reflections: What Young Adult Wilderness Therapy Was Like For Me

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A year ago I was living at home taking online classes, at home, at the start of the coronavirus pandemic… but lost the motivation to finish classes I had started on campus. The largest change in my life has been the amount of confidence I have gained through this treatment program. […]

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