Summit Oaks provides a host of mental health treatment activities to help you or your loved one begin the journey to living a healthy lifestyle. Our therapeutic program and activity groups are designed to help each patient progress throughout their journey at Summit Oaks. Here are some highlights:
- Develop healthy mental and physical stimulation habits that promote wellbeing
- Be exposed to more productive leisure activities
- Gain emotional self-awareness, increase self-esteem and focus
- Deal with their stressors such as anxiety, anger and depressed feelings
The programs offered include:
Music Expression/Songwriting Workshops
During these workshops, patients are guided in writing a song about their feelings, pertaining to recovery and wellness.
We currently have two masters-level art therapists in our department, providing therapy to our adolescents and adults.
Patients are involved in journaling, poetry writing, watercolor painting, group murals, and other creative/art activities.
We have several certified therapeutic recreational specialists on staff that guide patients in groups such as sports, games and exercise.
We provide many groups in this area including progressive muscle exercises, stretching, yoga (for both adolescents and adult patients), guided imagery, meditation, meditative drawing called Zentangle®, which is led by a certified art and Zentangle® teacher.
We also run groups on anger management, stress reduction and goal setting.