Trauma Ingrained Care

What Is Meant By “Trauma Ingrained Care?”

“To me, trauma ingrained care is about us. It’s how we live and breathe. It’s a way of life that involves self-care, emotional regulation, etc. The work we have to do to really be present for others.” -Shari Simmons, Executive Director of Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center (FMRTC) practices trauma […]

Family Support

How to Meet Personal Needs: The Attachment Cycle

The Attachment Cycle is based upon having our needs met by our caregivers. We can develop different styles of attachment as we grow up. When we grow up in a safe and predictable environment, we are more likely to develop a “secure attachment style.” When children grow up in households where their needs (not just […]

Bi-polar disorder

Up and Down: Struggling With Bi-Polar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can be misunderstood, especially for kids and teens. Teens often have swings in their moods and can feel “up and down.” When are these emotional rollercoasters indicative of normal teenage behavior versus bipolar disorder? This can be tricky and difficult to determine. Some of the things that we can look for are the […]

Inspired teen

The Right Direction in Strengths-Based, Solution-Focused Therapy

“Strengths-Based, Solution-Focused Therapy” refers to positive approaches in psychology and therapy that focus on strengths and solutions. These approaches to therapy take the focus away from “fixing what is wrong” to “building up what is going right.” Rather than looking solely at the issues going on, we look for the positive things that may already […]

Wrap Around Care

Introducing New Solutions With Wrap-Around Care

Wrap-around care can help your child recover from addiction and mental health disorders. When we talk about “wrap-around care” at Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center, we are referring to creating care plans for both kids and their families. Wrap-around care means that treatment is not confined to the facility. We want to help you in […]