Mountain Valley Announces an End of Summer, One Week, Back to School, Intensive ERP Program

Mountain Valley has developed an intensive one-week, end of summer, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) program to help students become better prepared for the upcoming school year.  This one-week program, being offered to former Mountain Valley residents between the ages of 13 and 20 only, will serve as a refresher on CBT, ERP, coping skills, […]

Blogger of the Week – Liz Edwards – Improv for Anxiety

This week’s blogger is Liz Edwards, MVTC’s Director of Clinical and Community Outreach for greater New York City.  Liz, a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist and Registered Drama Therapist, provides connection and maintains relationships between MVTC and Manhattan and its surrounding communities, and includes the families, educators and mental health professionals who help support our mission.   When I […]

MVTC’s Dr. Szu-Hui Lee Featured in USA Today Article on Keeping Students Happy and Safe

Mountain Valley recently participated in Mediaplanet USA’s College Health and Safety campaign, where we united with industry leaders for college safety awareness to educate students, parents and teachers on how we can better serve our students in areas such as drug addiction, sexual violence, mental health issues and more. One of MVTC’s consulting psychologists – […]

MVTC Receives Donation from New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Cupid delivered an extraordinary Valentine to MVTC this year in the form of a charitable donation from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NHCF).  This grant, made possible by an anonymous donor advised fund within the NHCF, has been awarded for general support and in recognition of Mountain Valley’s participation in the recent 2018 Pitch Camp […]

Mountain Valley Treatment Center Announces Plan to Operate on Two Campuses

Mountain Valley Treatment Center is pleased to announce that in order to support our growth and serve even more adolescents, and their families, who suffer from debilitating anxiety and OCD, we will continue to operate on our current campus in Pike, NH and, at the same time, open our recently acquired campus in Plainfield, NH – […]

Former Resident and Dr. Tim DiGiacomo Featured in Valley Parents Magazine

November 3rd’s edition of Valley Parents, a quarterly magazine of the Valley News – New Hampshire’s newspaper covering the Upper Valley region of the state – focused on childhood anxiety and featured Mountain Valley, our Clinical Director, Dr. Tim DiGiacomo, and former resident Penelope H. We thank Valley Parents for helping us introduce MVTC to readers […]

MVTC Announces Plan to Move to Plainfield, New Hampshire

Mountain Valley Treatment Center has recently purchased a spectacular piece of property in Plainfield, NH.  If all goes well, we hope to move to this new location sometime around the holidays.  While our current location has served us well, there are many factors that have gone into our decision to move, and we are excited […]

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 […]

Carl Lovejoy Recipient of NATSAP Excellence in Service Award

Mountain Valley’s Associate Executive Director for Communications and Development, Carl Lovejoy, was honored to receive an Excellence in Service Award by the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) at the  Northeast Regional Conference dinner on September 28 in Kennebunkport, ME.  Carl is a member of Mountain Valley’s founding team and has held various […]

From the Desk of the Executive Director – Adolescent Anxiety and OCD: Why Residential Treatment?

In my travels across the country, meeting with clinical and educational professionals, we frequently discuss the topic of when residential treatment is indicated and the process of bringing families – and teens – on board with the idea of going to a residential program. While in many cases the need is painfully clear, describing the […]