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The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place is a residential treatment center that offers substance abuse treatment to women and women with dependent children. While at The Gathering Place, clients are involved in various therapeutic, recreational and community, recovery-oriented activities. Each client is assigned a Clinician upon admission and given a thorough intake interview following which an individualized treatment plan is developed. Clients engage in weekly one-to-one counseling sessions in addition to a multitude of group activities which focus on: chemical dependency, sharing 'life stories', parenting, trauma recovery concepts, grief and loss, healthy relationships, recreation, vocational skills, social skills and daily living skills.

The Gathering Place utilizes the following treatment modalities:

  • Strength Based Counseling Techniques
  • Seeking Safety
  • 12 Step Meetings
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Corrective Thinking (True Thought)
  • Family Involvement
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

During treatment, women receive 30 hours per week of intensive, structured, staff-facilitated group activities, which focus on all aspects of chemical dependency. Family involvement is incorporated into the weekly schedule each Friday on Family Day. Family Days include an educational component relating to family issues (family dynamics, effects of alcohol and drugs on the family and family rules). We provide the opportunity for GED preparation.

The Gathering Place provides the following community living components: daily schedule of activities, weekly community meetings, participation in activities that would be found in a home, adequate space for personal privacy and security of property, home-like and comfortable setting, availability for placing/hanging personal possessions/decorations and daily access to nutritious meals and snacks. Appropriate space is available for quiet areas and visiting areas. Funding provided by Wyoming Department of Health Behavioral Health Division.

The Gathering Place Admissions

CARF Seal of Accreditation

For more information on The Gathering Place and for information on children in treatment contact Erin Peterson at 307.672.2044 / epeterson@voanr.org

We have partnered with My Treatment Lender to provide financing options to our private pay clients, you can learn more at mytreatmentlender.com/voanr.html

CARF Seal of Accreditation

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