Hillside® specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for children and adolescents. Our services include psychiatric residential treatment, complete with an accredited schooling component, as well as a DBT intensive day-program and intensive in-home therapy support in Atlanta, GA.
As the first residential treatment to become a DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Programs™ in the nation, Hillside ® specializes in working with children and adolescents who struggle with mood and anxiety disorders, severe emotion dysregulation, self-harming or life-threatening behaviors, and borderline personality traits.
Our multidisciplinary team of clinicians offers individualized psychiatric care as well as adjunctive therapeutic services, such as Horticultural Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Therapeutic Drumming, Theraplay ®, and Animal Assisted Therapy.
Gaan Akers, LPC, NCC
Referral Relations Coordinator