Specialty Services

  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a community-based program developed to serve individuals who have the most serious and persistent symptoms of severe mental illness.

  • Bariatric Evaluations are provided to individuals prior to undergoing bariatric surgery as part of the overall pre-approval process. The evaluations are used to assess the potential for successful long-term weight management outcomes.

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program is a specialized treatment program designed for individuals who are diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and engage in maladaptive behavior patterns.

  • Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is one of many psychiatric treatments we provide. It is known to be very effective for a variety of psychiatric disorders. Most other conventional approaches are tried prior to considering ECT. Clients actively participate in the decision to use ECT, and most report relief from their clinical symptoms following treatment.

  • Paws for Wellness, our popular animal-assisted activities and therapy program utilizes specially trained animals in the support and treatment of clients. The program impacts lives through socialization, education, rehabilitation, and therapeutic applications wherever a need is identified. For more information, download a Paws for Wellness brochure [PDF], or contact Maryjo Brown at 484-628-5137 or send an email.
  • The Tobacco Wellness Program provides individual and group counseling, nicotine replacement therapies, and tobacco cessation programs throughout Berks County.