Recovery-Oriented Wellness Counseling and Coaching Services
Whether stepping down from a higher level of care, or seeking added support to live independently, the Counselors and Coaches at Walden Living provides support, guidance, and accountability in a non-judgmental and compassionate environment.
Walden Living is an opportunity to practice the recovery skills learned in treatment that are essential improving quality of life, personal growth and independent living. Being able to successfully integrate and practice recovery in a community setting can increase the chances of recovery and relapse prevention. Collaboration, observation, and strengths-based feedback are essential aspects of the coaching role, as clients take an active role in working toward their personal goals.
The Walden Experience is designed as an opportunity for client’s to practice and integrate real-life recovery skills and treatment goals into their daily lives with guidance and accountability from our personal coaches. Collaboration, observation, respect, and strengths-based feedback are essential aspects of the coaching role. Coaches provide support as each client takes an active role in their own recovery through the development of life skills and by working toward their personal goals.
Walden Living offers a comprehensive and collaborative approach to independence. Our Personal Wellness Counselors and Life Skill Coaches receive instruction thru a combination of group supervision and Wellness Counseling classes. Walden Staff aim to work closely with each resident’s treatment team and family to individualize counseling and coaching goals. Our eating disorder counseling provides a specialized and self-directed approach to recovery. Coaching provides support life skills including with grocery shopping and cooking to the development of hobbies and interests, coaching is tailored to each individual. Walden Living encourages that all residents receive treatment while in Walden at the appropriate level of care including partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient treatment, and individual outpatient treatment.
Created by Dr. Theodore Weltzin, a nationally recognized treatment pioneer for eating disorders and anxiety disorders, Walden provides an opportunity for personal growth and the gradual transition to independence. Our transitional living program focuses on the development of life skills to build confidence, improve quality of life, and create positive change. Our recovery oriented model aims to improve client’s sense of self. Walden Living believes that specialized treatment should be accessible in an environment that allows individuals to practice recovery in real-life situations.
Anxiety and Depressive Disorders
Depression and anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder and social phobia, are best treated by clinicians with specialized training. People with depression and anxiety disorders can greatly benefit by focusing on improving life skills, particularly relating to integrating into a community setting as a way to improve quality of life.
Walden Living’s wellness and recovery oriented living environment is ideal for providing services for individuals struggling with depression, anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Our Personal Wellness Counselors and Life-Skills Coaches provide accountability, support and assistance for clients to integrate treatment recommendations into their daily life. Following guidance from an outpatient treatment team, we work with each client to create accountability to follow through with personalized goals, facilitating community and social involvement and reengaging in leisure activities, school and work.
Walden Living provides a specialized, yet self-directed approach to regaining independence. Our program provides an opportunity for individuals to practice recovery in real-life situations, while utilizing nationally recognized treatment services. Our close proximity to specialized treatment creates an ideal living environment for the gradual transition to independence.