Daniels Academy Combines Functional Medicine with Psychiatry
Daniels Academy, a leading residential treatment center and school for neurodiverse students, is thrilled to welcome Chris Black to its team. With his experience as an APRN and a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the institution. His arrival marks an exciting development as he introduces a holistic approach to healthcare by incorporating functional medicine, nutrition, and lifestyle changes into the treatment plans for students at Daniels Academy.
Chris Black’s commitment to the well-being of neurodiverse students aligns perfectly with Daniels Academy’s mission to provide comprehensive support and education. By integrating functional medicine principles, Chris aims to uncover the root causes of health issues, allowing for more targeted and effective interventions. Chris’s emphasis on nutrition and lifestyle changes underscores the importance of a balanced and healthy lifestyle in the lives of neurodiverse individuals. His guidance will not only promote physical well-being but also contribute to improved mental health and overall quality of life for the students at Daniels Academy. With Chris Black’s expertise, Daniels Academy continues to lead the way in providing exceptional care and education for neurodiverse students, reinforcing its commitment to holistic wellness.
In addition to his partnership with Daniels Academy, many may already know Chris for the incredible work he is continuing to do with adults and mental health at Corner Canyon Health Centers. Through these initiatives, he champions the integration of functional medicine, emphasizing the importance of treating the root causes of health issues, rather than just the symptoms. Furthermore, his focus on nutrition and lifestyle changes underscores his commitment to empowering individuals with the tools they need to achieve lasting well-being. Chris Black’s dedication to holistic care is poised to create a profound impact on the lives of neurodiverse students and beyond, as he continues to pave the way for a brighter and healthier future.
About Daniels Academy
Daniels Academy was founded in 2007 and is licensed in the state of Utah as a residential treatment center and academically accredited through Cognia. We are located in Heber City, Utah, and specialize in working with neurodiverse male students, ages 13-17, who are struggling with emotional and social challenges. We provide a supportive and structured environment designed to help students overcome their difficulties and develop the skills they need to succeed academically and socially. In addition to college prep academic instruction, we provide a variety of therapeutic interventions to help students address their challenges, build resilience, and prepare for school/life after high school. These may include individual and group therapy, family therapy, experiential therapy, and skills training.