STOCKBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce that it has starteda new assessment program for adults who are looking to clarify the nature of their struggles and to identify appropriate treatment resources.
The Intensive Dynamic Assessment, or IDA, is a comprehensive, personalized two- to three-day assessment
The IDA consists of
"Riggs brings a particular expertise to the field of psychiatric assessment," remarks Dr. Spencer Biel, associate director of the Therapeutic Community Program, who is leading this service. He goes on to say, "Drawing on our longstanding tradition of providing residential treatment, our approach to assessment is deeply rooted in efforts to move beyond diagnostic labels in order to understand how people's difficulties represent their best efforts to manage painful, challenging circumstances. We carefully consider the contexts, historical and current, informing a person's problems, and through this perspective address each individual personally and meaningfully."
More information, including cost and how to inquire about the assessment program, can be found online at: www.austenriggs.org/intensive-dynamic-assessment or by calling 844.868.4988.
About the Austen Riggs CenterAusten Riggs Center, a leading psychiatric hospital and residential treatment program, has been serving adults since 1919. Within a completely open setting, patients are provided immersion in an intensive treatment milieu that emphasizes respectful engagement. Individual psychodynamic psychotherapy is provided four times a week by doctors on staff.
The Austen Riggs Center is located in Stockbridge, MA. For more information about its services, please call 413.298.5511 or 800.517.4447 or visit www.austenriggs.org.
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