“Welcome. If you are a parent or guardian of a teen or young adult struggling mightily with mental health issues, please know that you are in the right place – a truly safe place. Many of us here are parents and a number of us, including myself, have faced similar circumstances with our kids. So, we know first hand how terrifying this can be and how helpless you might feel right now. Please know that you are not alone and we are genuinely here to help and advise you. Whether you choose Paradigm or not, we want you to get help.”– Paul Auchterlonie, CEO
11 Good Reasons to Choose Paradigm Treatment
- 5-6 Intensive individual therapy sessions PER WEEK with weekly group and family therapy
- Absolute privacy and confidentiality for clients and their families
- Residential & Telecare Treatment Programs Accredited by The Joint Commission
- Experts in treating teens 12-17 and young adults 18-25
- Comprehensive pre-treatment diagnostic testing and evaluations
- 5-week treatment program tailored to each client’s unique needs
- Low client-to-clinician ratio – just 6 beds per facility!
- Deeply committed medical, clinical, support, and executive staff
- Coordination with home school for academic continuity
- Beautiful and comfortable residences in Malibu and San Rafael
- COVID-19 vaccinated treatment staff and extensive safety protocols
Get Help Now – Contact Admissions
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Our Latest Outcomes Study Results
A study presented in March of 2021, conducted by Kyle Van Duser, Ph.D. of the University of Hawaii and Pacific Analytics, found that among 195 Paradigm clients surveyed from intake through 1-year post-treatment, there were significant decreases in anxiety, depression, and stress. Details for each of these measures are found below. Download a summary here.
Real Client Stories
After four hospitalizations, Alex and his family found “hope and healing” and meaningful help that has made a real and lasting difference in his life.
At 17, Audrey was “Hell bent on self-destruction”. Upon arriving at Paradigm Treatment, she knew she was going to feel completely at home.
Upon returning to school from residential treatment at Paradigm, Emily’s friends remarked on how her “whole energy” had changed for the better.
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Beautiful and Comfortable Facilities
We believe that providing safe, welcoming spaces that clients hate to leave at the end of their stay with us is an imperative. Take a virtual tour of the inviting environments we create for our clients here.
Sobering Youth Mental Illness Facts
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Stats. https://nami.org/MHstats
Meet Our Leadership Team
CEO Paul Auchterlonie talks about Paradigm’s approach to treating teens and young adults and the critical importance of managing the expectations of clients and families while lighting a path forward.
Lucy Bramwell, Paradigm’s Clinical Director, discusses how our mental health treatment programs for teens and young adults are rooted in insight-oriented and relational therapies.
Director of Admissions, Marcelina Gates, explains the admissions process at Paradigm Treatment and what every parent should expect when they place a call seeking help for their child or loved one.
Featured Treatment Staff
Chief Operating Officer
Licensed Clinical Psychiatrist
Director of Education and Transition Planning
Director of Client Development & Initiatives
Head Registered Nurse
Lead Family Therapist
COVID-19 NOTICE: Paradigm Treatment remains FULLY OPERATIONAL during the global pandemic and we remain laser focused on the health, safety, and security of our clients and staff. All staff have been vaccinated and we have in place rigorous efforts to sanitize our facilities, and we are conducting ongoing assessments in order to inhibit the spread of infection. We welcome any questions or concerns you might have during this challenging time. Call 603-386-1282 to learn more. Watch our COVID response video.