Program Philosophy: Youth-Driven, Family-Guided, Trauma-Focused, Holistic Healing Approach to Psychiatric Residential Treatment

At Three Rivers Treatment Center, we are guided by a steadfast philosophy that forms the foundation of our approach to psychiatric residential treatment for youth. We believe in a holistic healing process that is youth-driven, family-guided, trauma-focused, and centered on the principles of compassion, empowerment, and resilience. Our philosophy shapes every aspect of our program and reflects our commitment to the well-being and growth of the young individuals we serve.


We recognize that each young person is unique and has their own strengths, needs, and aspirations.

We empower our youth to actively participate in their reatment planning and decision-making processes.

Our approach respects their voice, choices, and preferences, allowing them to take ownership of their healing journey.


We acknowledge the pivotal role families play in a youth's recovery and well-being.

We engage families as partners in the treatment process, providing them with education, support, and resources.

Collaboration with families is essential to creating a nurturing and stable environment for youth to heal and thrive.


We recognize the profound impact of trauma on the mental and emotional well-being of our youth.

Our program is trauma-informed, emphasizing safety, trust, and the development of coping skills.

We provide evidence-based trauma therapies that address the root causes of pain and distress while fostering resilience.

Holistic Healing:

We view each individual as a whole person, and our treatment addresses the mind, body, and spirit.

Our holistic approach integrates mental health services with physical wellness, education, and spiritual exploration.

We understand that healing is a multifaceted journey, and we support youth in finding balance and harmony in their lives.

Compassion and Empowerment:

We create a culture of unconditional positive regard, empathy, and non-judgment.

We empower youth to discover their strengths, build self-esteem, and develop coping skills.

Our compassionate care promotes a sense of safety and belonging, allowing for healing and growth.


We believe that every youth has the capacity for resilience and personal growth.

Our program fosters resilience by helping youth develop adaptive coping strategies and life skills.

We celebrate their progress and achievements, reinforcing their belief in their own resilience.

How We Do It

In summary, our program's philosophy embodies a commitment to the well-being, growth, and empowerment of youth. We understand that healing is a collaborative journey, and we are honored to walk alongside our youth and their families, providing the support and guidance needed to overcome challenges and embrace a brighter future. Through a youth-driven, family-guided, trauma-focused, and holistic healing approach, we strive to make a lasting positive impact on the lives of the young individuals entrusted to our care.