Overview of Peak Wellness Center
Peak Wellness Center is a non-profit organization, which is located in southeastern Wyoming. This facility was founded in 1959 as Southeast Wyoming Mental Health Center (SEWMHC). It is one of the leading providers of comprehensive substance abuse and mental health treatment services to individuals of all ages.
Now, Peak Wellness Center works in four different locations in Wyoming including Laramie, Cheyenne, Wheatland, and Torrington. This treatment facility understands the needs of its communities. Hence, Peak Wellness Center utilizes different mental health care models and substance abuse treatments. It continuously strives to incorporate new scientific developments in addiction recovery and psychiatry.
Peak Wellness Center offers the broadest range of substance abuse treatment services, mental health care including a special program called Youth and Family Services. The mission of Peak Wellness Center is to strengthen its community by empowering themselves and others through wellness toward excellence.
This facility has achieved CARF accreditation, which is an internationally recognized certification for healthcare excellence. Peak Wellness Center has maintained this accreditation since 2002.
Accommodation and Food
Peak Wellness Center offers a residential program called “Life Assistance” to clients who are making a recovery from mental illness or substance abuse. This facility has multiple residential units in southeastern Wyoming. There are arrangements for independent living apartments and supported living apartments.
These supported housing programs offer a therapeutic environment that is stable, positive, safe, and accepting. These residential programs include different levels such as supervision, daily living support, group meetings, therapy, and other planned activities as per clients’ unique needs and requirements.
Peak Wellness Center’s Life Assistance program supports the autonomy, life goals, and individual rights of each and every resident. Hence, this facility gives training, support, and education to every client. On the other hand, residents have to take care of themselves and of the residential unit by keeping it clean all the time.
In terms of food, clients have to prepare their own meals in a fully-equipped kitchen. They are provided with all the basic things by the facility. Also, residents have to be a part of the shared-living community as long as they are in residence.
Treatment Options at Peak Wellness Center
Peak Wellness Center offers various options when it comes to treatment. Some of these treatment choices are listed as follows:
- Dual Diagnosis
- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Mental Health Care
- Substance Abuse Treatment Services
- Youth & Family Services
- Life Assistance Program
Therapies Provided at Peak Wellness Center
This facility offers individualized treatment plans depending on the specific needs of an individual. Some of the therapies provided at Peak Wellness Center include the following:
- 12-Step Meetings
- Individual Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Early Recovery
- Social Support Groups
- Family Education
- Narrative Therapy
- Relapse Prevention
Payment Options and Insurances
Peak Wellness Center offers its services to all clients regardless of their ability to pay. This rehabilitation center accepts payments through self-pay and insurances. It is covered by several insurance carriers, which include the following:
- RR Medicare
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Wyoming Medicaid
Licenses and Accreditation
- Licensed by the Maine Health Care Association
- Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
- Accredited by the Behavioral Health Division
- Accredited by the Wyoming Department of Health
Peak Wellness Center’s Amenities
Peak Wellness Center has been serving residents of Goshen, Albany, Platte, and Laramie counties from over five decades. This facility provides high-quality treatment to patients with the help of evidence-based and proven treatment programs.
The best part is that Peak Wellness Center provides free treatment services to the needy people who cannot afford the substance abuse and mental health treatment. In the “Life Assistance” program at this facility, clients are endowed with medication monitoring, life skills training, case management, social skills building, skills assessments, and onsite staff.
About Peak Wellness Center’s Staff
The high-end treatment is possible at Peak Wellness Center only because of its dedicated team of professionals. This devoted team constitutes more than 110 clinical specialists and about 200 staff members. On the other hand, the clinical team comprises Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADCs), and Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs). Some of the notable figures at Peak Wellness Center include:
Karl Cline is the Chief Executive Officer at Peak Wellness Center. He became a part of this facility in 2015. He has been serving the field of mental health care from the past fifteen years. Before joining Peak Wellness Center, he served as the director at Colorado Access.
Karl is also a mental health educator and serves as adjunct instructor of psychology at Colorado Christian University. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Communication Education at Bowling Green State University and his master’s in Psychology at Valparaiso University. He holds an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Jana Saltenberger serves the team of Peak Wellness Center as Clinical Social Worker Specialist. She completed her bachelor’s degree in 1993. She has more than 26 years of experience as a clinical social worker. She is licensed by the state board to practice in Wyoming.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Colleena Emmett is the Residential Team Manager and Clinical Social Worker at Peak Wellness Center. She is a specialist in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and counseling. Colleena is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.