What does Summit Achievement’s “Hybrid Model” look like?

The benefits of Summit’s hybrid approach Summit Achievement was one of the first residential treatment programs to use a hybrid model. Since the program first opened in 1996, Summit Achievement has been a “hybrid” adventure therapy program, as well as one of the premier residential treatment programs for teenagers with depression, anxiety, and other mental […]

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 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 […]