Our Comprehensive Treatment Model

Spruce Mountain Inn has crafted an innovative treatment model that integrates traditional psychiatric and therapeutic services with a comprehensive Career & Education Support Program and independent living skill development. An interdisciplinary team of clinicians and support professionals work together from a common treatment plan developed with the resident to ensure that goals around mental health, daily living, social engagement, and planning for the future are being targeted in a complementary way.

The clinical treatment work at Spruce draws heavily on several Evidence-Based and widely-employed methods and approaches:

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Experiential  & expressive arts therapies
  • Mindfulness-based therapy and related mindfulness tools
  • Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Neuropsychiatric/neuroplasticity resident education and tools
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and other trauma-informed therapies
  • Recovery and 12-Step related addictions counseling

In addition to the individual and group therapeutic work, residents participate in groups and activities designed to build skills, strengthen their sense-of self, guide them to a meaningful plan for a future beyond treatment, and promote general health and wellness: 

  • Yoga
  • Academic and/or employment supports
  • Outdoor and adventure-based recreation
  • Supported volunteerism
  • Health and wellness psycho-education groups
  • Structured and independent art groups
  • Independent Living Skills Seminars