Counseling techniques include not only Traditional therapy therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) but Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and family therapy are available as well.
Clinical interventions in the home for students who are struggling to get to school on a regular basis is also addressed through monthly parent support groups, which are conducted in the evening are facilitated by Holmstead clinicians and address issues of concern regarding adolescent interaction with family, peers, school, and the community. The support group is also an opportunity for parents to connect with each other and talk about what has worked and what has not worked in helping their child.
Therapeutic intervention on the part of highly skilled therapists enables Holmstead students to participate in individual psychotherapy and group counseling. The staff includes both male and female therapists who afford students the opportunity to work with the professional with whom he/she/they relates most comfortably and productively.