Our Treatment

We are leaders in helping children, adults and families with trauma and attachment problems

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Adult/Couples Therapy

Although there are many similarities in the human experience, we all have unique qualities and problems. You are an important part of the treatment team. We develop a customized program to meet an individual’s needs through an ongoing blend of assessments and interventions. The primary goal of treatment is positive change — new choices, perspectives, options, behaviors, coping strategies and relationships. We explore areas such as anger management, conflict resolution, communication skills and improved self-image.

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Family Therapy

Parents often report to us that traditional psychotherapeutic approaches have not been effective with their severely attachment-disordered children because of their lack of trust and inability to form a working alliance basic to success in therapy. Family-systems principles provide the foundation for Corrective Attachment Therapy. The family-systems approach focuses on assessing and changing relationship patterns.

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Outpatient Therapy

For more than 30 years, our practice has provided outpatient therapy to the people of Evergreen, Colo., and surrounding Colorado communities. Our team offers outpatient therapy in individual and group settings. Our services help adults, couples, children and families.

We are experts in treating substance abuse, trauma, school issues, parenting, problem solving, anxiety, depression, family issues — especially blended families, stress management.

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Intensive Outpatient Program

Terry Levy and Michael Orlans originally developed this treatment format to provide help for children and families needing specialized services unavailable where they live. For more than 20 years, families and couples have traveled to Evergreen from every region of the United States and from other countries to receive therapy for attachment-related trauma.

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Professional Training

Our training programs aim to help professionals learn concepts and develop skills that facilitate positive change in their clients. Training covers effective assessment and therapeutic techniques for children, families, adults and couples and is based on the latest research in neurobiology, trauma, attachment therapy and resilience.

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News & Views

Therapists function as a secure base

Reviewing hundreds of studies on psychotherapy outcome, the factor that most often is associated with successful therapy is always the same—the quality of the client–therapist relationship. Therapists do most to make the client feel secure. The therapeutic relationship is more important than the theoretical orientation or particular methods used. The therapeutic relationship—be it a therapist […]

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Disrupted attachment paves way for future problems

Children who begin their lives with compromised and disrupted attachment (associated with prenatal drug and alcohol exposure, neglect of physical and emotional needs, abuse, violence, multiple caregivers) are at risk of serious problems as development unfolds, including: • low self-esteem • being needy, clingy, or psuedoindependent • decompensating when faced with stress and adversity • […]

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