What Kind of Therapy is Best for Your Teen?

Exploring Therapy at Summit Achievement: A Path to Personal Growth for Adolescents Summit Achievement, a therapeutic program for adolescents, offers a unique and immersive approach to therapy. In the heart of nature, surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors, participants embark on a transformative journey towards personal growth, self-discovery, and emotional healing. This article explores […]

How to choose the Right Residential Program for Your Child

As a parent, witnessing your child struggle with emotional or behavioral challenges can be an incredibly challenging experience. When traditional interventions prove insufficient, residential treatment programs can offer a more intensive and structured environment for healing and growth. However, selecting the right residential treatment program for your child is a crucial decision that requires careful […]

Summit’s Own Shelley Wilson to Present at Upcoming Symposium

Summit’s own Shelley Wilson (Field Director) will be presenting at the Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council’s upcoming Regional Symposium in Asheville North Carolina. The Symposium (March 20th-22nd), is an annual conference for professionals in the field of Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare or Adventure Therapy.  Summit Achievement is a licensed Residential Treatment Center for teens in the state […]

Summit Presents to Newport Healthcare

Unlocking Potential: Summit Achievement Inspires at Newport Healthcare Presentation In the dynamic landscape of mental health and therapeutic interventions, collaboration and knowledge-sharing are essential for the betterment of individuals facing challenges. Recently, Nichol Ernst, Co-Owner, CEO & Clinical Director of Summit Achievement and Summit Traverse, had the privilege of presenting to colleagues at Newport Healthcare, […]

Summit Achievement is now a Q+ Designated Workplace

Summit is proud to announce that as of January ‘24, we are a Q+ Designated Workplace. This achievement is exemplary of our unwavering commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment. The Q+ Workplace designation not only recognizes a dedication to Q+ equality, but also highlights the efforts continuously made by our leadership in […]

New Year, SMART Goals

January is typically when folks decide to set goals for themselves. The practice of setting “New Year’s Resolutions” is largely a western idea, but there are some roots in Eastern Philosophy as well. The intentions behind resolutions tend to be positive; people are looking for ways to better themselves, their health, and their relationships. However, […]

What do holidays look like in treatment? How we celebrate the holidays at Summit Achievement & Summit Traverse

For close to 30 years, we have operated our residential treatment program Summit Achievement and, (in the last 10 years), our short-term Therapeutic Boarding School Summit Traverse. Our programs run 365 days a year, meaning that during the holiday season we must certainly have students enrolled with us. Those outside the field may think it […]