Adult Program

Once the clinical and medical assessments are complete and the individual’s unique needs are identified, a patient-specific treatment protocol is designed. A decision will be made if the individual is best suited for the Intensive Residential Program, Partial Hospitalization Program or Intensive Outpatient Program. A balance between psychological, medical, and pharmacological, nutritional, and family therapy is sought using the following treatment modalities:

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Group
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
    • DBT is a well-researched approach that has been found to be highly effective in the treatment of eating disorders. Our focus highlights the Core Mindfulness skills, which involve developing the capacity to stop the “chatter” of the mind.
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal Process Group
    • A core element of Montecatini’s treatment program, our process group offers a safe environment to identify and explore feelings, receive support and practice new healthier ways of relating to others.
  • Psycho-Education
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Food and Feelings Group
  • Family Therapy
  • Family Education and Process Group
  • Family Weekend Intensive
  • Menu Planning
  • Meal Preparation Program
  • Body Image Group
  • Pilates/Yoga and Mindfulness Therapy
    • We are fortunate to have excellent yoga and Pilates Practitioners on staff who understand the needs of eating disorder patients. Mindfulness techniques are continually reinforced during regularly scheduled Yoga and Pilates classes.
  • Neuromuscular Integrative Action (NIA)
    • NIA is a form of dance, marital arts and the healing arts. This combination creates a synergy that uses whole body, expressive movements that are joyful and meaningful.
  • Addiction therapy
  • Fitness Fusion
    • Fitness Fusion is a FUNctional fitness class designed and individualized for our patients. By utilizing stability balls and resistance tubes, this component of our program embraces some aspects of Pilates core work, stretching and are designed to challenge muscular strength without compromising alignment or overloading the body.
  • Sexuality Group
  • Spirituality Group
    • Montecatini’s approach includes exploring the role spirituality plays in each individual’s life. Patients have the opportunity to discuss their belief systems and look at the rule of spirituality in healing, strength and purpose.
  • Relapse Prevention
    • This group provides education on the warning signs, triggers and the importance of a highly structured relapse prevention plan. Included in this group is education on different types of addictions which are explored and integrated into their relapse prevention plan.
  • Expressive Art Therapy
    • Art therapy is a vital part of our program. The art therapy process provides patients the opportunity to discover their creativity while processing symbolic ways to heal.
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Restaurant Outings
  • Community Support Groups