Volume 9, Issue 1, 2017

Table of Contents

Preface
Clinical Innovations are the cutting edge of the feld, carving a daring pathway forward and charting a course for the future of therapy and treatment. In the previous issue of Journal of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (JTSP), Ellen Behrens, Chief...
Mindfulness-Based Practice In OBH
Interest in the application of mindfulness-based practice (MBP) in adolescent mental health is a rapidly growing field of inquiry. While empirically validated studies with adult populations demonstrate the efficacy of structured MBP in moderating s...
Family Team Dynamics
Research on evidence-based practices consistently finds that the therapeutic relationship accounts for as much of the variance toward successful outcomes as any particular intervention. Self-awareness and self-reflection are critical practices to e...
Inventing a Wheel: A Case Study
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines innovation as “the act or process of introducing new ideas, devices, or methods,” to which I would only add the critical phrase where a need exists. With respect to therapeutic schools and programs, the most g...
Autonomous Programming
Therapeutic “after-care” programs have specific profiles to address the various behavioral and clinical needs of their clients. Among many services, these standard models typically offer daily structure, group therapy, individual therapy, and life-...
Psychology versus Therapy
This paper explores clinical practice with adolescents, young adults, and their families in a residential or wilderness therapy setting. The purpose of this paper is to present an approach to clinical practice and clinical supervision that is based...
Wilderness Survival Guide
Many programs that offer intensive experiential therapy for youths and young adults are part of a broad collaborative effort that explores the impact of treatment. This type of exploration has been made possible by the guidance of NATSAP leaders, b...
EDITOR INFO
Chief Editor Ellen Behrens, Ph.D. Associate Professor Master of Science program in Mental Health Counseling Westminster College Salt Lake City, Utah Guest Editor John Hall, LMFT Clinical Director of Research and Development Telos Residential T...
FULL JOURNAL
Chief Editor Ellen Behrens, Ph.D. Associate Professor Master of Science program in Mental Health Counseling Westminster College Salt Lake City, Utah Guest Editor John Hall, LMFT Clinical Director of Research and Development Telos Residential T...