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 […]

Catherine “Kayte” Knower Examines the Treatment of School Based Anxiety

Kayte Knower, Co-President and Director of Curriculum for Knower Academics, the academic provider for Mountain Valley Treatment Center, examines the treatment of school-based anxiety in an article in the Summer 2016 Issue of National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs’ Education Newsletter. Click here to download the NATSAP NEWSLETTER Summer 2016

“A Year Ago” – MVTC Resident Reflects on Life After Graduation

We received the letter below from Emily M., a wonderful former resident who graduated from Mountain Valley “a year ago.” We share the letter with Emily’s permission. A year ago today I was packing up my room in Farmhouse. A year ago today I was freaking out about going to a new place, having to […]

MVTC Therapists Travel to Houston for Behavioral Therapy Training

Two of our very talented therapists, Jeanette Nogales and Bryan Randolph, recently traveled to Houston to attend The Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI), sponsored by the International OCD Foundation. BTTI is an in-depth three-day intensive training course in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for mental health professionals who are treating individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and […]

Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz, Exposure and Response Prevention Expert, to Speak at MVTC

Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz (http://www.jabramowitz.com/), internationally recognized expert in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy for anxiety and OCD, will visit MVTC on February 4th and 5th to present  to and conduct trainings for our staff.  Dr. Abramowitz is a co-author of Exposure Therapy for Anxiety: Principles and Practice.  This text is our key reference for the design and structure of MVTC’s […]