All Kinds of News for August 08, 2018
Valley View School is pleased to announce that Kristen Birch, MA, will be joining the clinical team on August 13, 2018. Kristen has worked for the last 11 years at YOU, Inc., a large youth counseling agency in Massachusetts. She held a variety of positions over those 11 years, including milieu supervisor, clinical supervisor and program director.
Above all else, Kristen is a highly regarded clinician who specializes in family work and group therapy with adolescents. Kristen's primary focus is conducting group therapy using creative modalities, such as art, sculpture, music, and movement. Undoubtedly, Kristen's skill set will be a great complement to the already strong therapeutic program at Valley View School.
Kristen's role at Valley View will be broad and creative. She will serve as a student advisor, run on-going process groups and specialty therapy groups, conduct family consultation, and work within the milieu in the continual pursuit of providing students with optimal therapeutic engagement. Everyone at Valley View is excited that Kristen is bringing her talents to the school. Her contribution promises to be impressive.
About Valley View School
Valley View School, founded in 1970, is a private therapeutic boarding school serving boys in grades 6-12. Our non-profit 501(c)(3) school is located in the central Massachusetts town of North Brookfield. The Valley View Program consists of a comprehensive blend of Therapy, Academics, Athletics, Arts and Activities challenging our students emotionally, intellectually and physically. The boys learn self-control and anger management, social skills in order to create and cultivate relationships with peers and adults, while developing compassion, empathy and respect for others and to realize their true potential.