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Bryan Randolph, MVTC’s Senior Therapist, Interviewed for Cognizant Podcast

Mountain Valley’s Senior Therapist, Bryan Randolph, was recently interviewed by Nicky Treadway, co-owner of the Adventure Therapy practice, EPIC Adventures Therapy LLC, for her podcast, Cognizant. Nicky caught up with Bryan while he was at the University of New Hampshire for the Best Practices Conference hosted by Therapeutic Adventure Professional Group as part of the […]

Former Residents Talk About their Mountain Valley Experience

We invited a number of former residents during the 2016 Fall Family Festival to talk about their Mountain Valley experience.  Click on the link below to listen to their stories.  

MVTC’s Vardell and Lovejoy Interviewed on Wellness Watch

Mountain Valley’s Executive Director, Don Vardell, and Associate Executive Director for Communications and Development, Carl Lovejoy, were recently interviewed on the Upper Valley’s cable access TV station. We thank Judy McKeown and Patti Friedman for inviting MVTC back on Wellness Watch for the third time! Click on the link below to view.  

MVTC Residents Host OCD Awareness Walk – 1 Million Steps 4 OCD!

This past Saturday, Mountain Valley was the proud host – and organizer – of the 2017 NH OCD Awareness Walk – 1 Million Steps 4 OCD – to benefit OCD New Hampshire, an official affiliate of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). The MVTC residents and staff enthusiastically participated, along with special guests, including Board Members […]

Mt. Washington Ascent on the Cog Railway – A Blog by Colleen Donohue

A relaxing start to Sunday morning as residents gathered together to depart for the Mt. Washington Cog Railway.  The roads leading were winding and filled with new scenery around every corner.  The van was filled with music and singing, as well as questions like “how much longer?!?”  The first sight of Mt. Washington made most […]

MVTC Adds Movement Development to Wellness Curriculum

It is well documented that group-based movement therapy is beneficial for those with mood and anxiety disorders.  To that end, Mountain Valley has enhanced its Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy curriculum (MBCT) and enlisted Mike St. Laurence, the Movement Coach at The River Valley Club in Lebanon, NH, to teach Movement Development to our residents. Movement Development, […]

MVTC Partners with Homeward Bound for Enhanced Parent Education and Aftercare

To help ensure that Mountain Valley’s family therapy and family education curriculum is comprehensive and integrated with the clinical curriculum, MVTC is now collaborating with the highly respected transition support and aftercare provider, Homeward Bound, employing their Not by Chance™ program. Homeward Bound provides a family education curriculum tailored to parents’ needs and is delivered […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month – As is Every Month at Mountain Valley

May may be Mental Health Awareness Month, but at Mountain Valley we believe that we can each do our part every day of the year to bring about positive changes. How? By talking. Talking to each other – our families, loved ones, friends, and coworkers. Let’s work toward being as open about our mental health […]

Bryan Randolph to Present at Annual Independent Educational Consultants Association Conference in Denver

Mountain Valley’s Senior Therapist, Bryan Randolph, and Knower Academics’ Kayte Knower will join Kim Ross from Brewster Academy and present TWO workshops at the IECA Annual Spring Conference, to be held in Denver on May 10-13. Descriptions of their workshops are below.   I Just Don’t Test Well: Bridging the Disconnect between Classroom Learning and Graded […]

Mountain Valley Joins the Walk for OCD Awareness! BOSTON #1Million4OCD on June 3rd!

Mountain Valley has created a team to support OCD awareness at the BOSTON #1Million4OCD Walk. Our residents, staff, parents and families are all excited to show our strength at the Boston event on June 3, 2017 – and we hope that you will please join us! We at Mountain Valley know all too well how debilitating OCD […]