Addiction Management Program
Our comprehensive Addiction Management Program utilizes medically-assisted treatment in combination with an Intensive Outpatient Program for adults 18 years and older who are struggling with an alcohol or substance abuse.
Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
The Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder Program focuses on providing short-term evaluation and treatment services to children between
the ages of three and 16 years who have been diagnosed with ADHD (or are suspected
of having this condition).
Children and adolescents are accepted into either the assessment program, the treatment
program, or both, through direct referrals or referrals from other providers.
Chronic Pain Management
The Chronic Pain Management Program focuses on providing pain-focused psychological evaluation, psychotherapy, and educational
services to adults living with chronic pain conditions. These include (but are not
limited to) patients with:
- Chronic low back pain
- Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS/RSD)
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Chronic headache/migraine
- Idiopathic chronic pain
- Pain management interventions, such as medical implants and back surgery.
Our program teaches you strategies to reduce pain intensity through stress management
so that you may engage in more meaningful and valued activities with less pain and
enhanced mood. The evidence-based approaches we use include:
- Cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain (CBT-CP)
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Empowered Relief™, an evidence-based, single-session pain class that rapidly equips
patients with pain management skills.
Patients are accepted into either the treatment or educational program (or both) through
direct referrals or referrals from other providers. To enhance accessibility to this
population, all services are provided either virtually or in-person.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
The Augusta DBT Program is a standard outpatient program for people with serious emotional regulation problems.
DBT targets severe behavioral problems that interfere with feelings of having a "life
worth living", patients exhibit behaviors such as:
- Suicide attempts
- Substance abuse
- Aggressive behavior
- Other impulsive or destructive behaviors
DBT consists of weekly individual therapy, weekly skills training classes, and skills
coaching between sessions.
Eating Disorders Program
The Eating Disorders Program was created to treat people struggling with symptoms of anorexia nervosa, bulimia
nervosa, and other feeding disturbances. Patients' treatment needs are assessed to
determine the most appropriate treatment protocol for their specific symptoms. Patients
may be placed in additional treatment programs, such as inpatient treatment, intensive
outpatient treatment, and outpatient psychotherapy.
The Forensic Psychiatry Program offers analysis of criminal and civil cases that have psychiatric implications. Psychiatric
assessments are provided for:
- Employment related evaluations
- Personal injury
- Testamentary capacity
- Competency to stand trial
- Criminal responsibility
- Post conviction relief
The Therapeutic Neurostimulation Program offers state-of-the-art therapies that work by modulating the brain’s activity through
Specialized therapies may prove beneficial when traditional therapies, such as medication
and psychotherapy, have not been successful. Neurostimulation treatment for mental
illness often includes one of the oldest and most effective treatments - Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). We also offer a new treatment that uses magnetic energy called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).