THIRA Health Launches New Residential Treatment Program for Adults

BELLEVUE, WA / ACCESSWIRE / February 27, 2024 / THIRA Health, a mental health treatment center in Bellevue, Washington, is pleased to announce the launch of its Adult Residential Treatment Program. The program is designed to help adults 18 and older who are struggling with severe emotion dysregulation, depression, anxiety, trauma, disordered eating, self-harm, and suicidal behaviors.

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The adult residential treatment program is built upon creative, innovative, and actionable ways of delivering Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to cultivate long-term, meaningful life changes.

With a team of experienced practitioners, this program offers targeted and round-the-clock DBT to improve coping and resilience while treating serious and life-threatening psychiatric disorders.

According to Sarah Skoterro, Business Development Director for THIRA Health, “Our intention is to provide the most researched and validated methods of therapy to adults challenged with suicidal intentions, self harm, depression and anxiety disorders where round-the-clock care and supervision is necessary.” She added, “We welcome referrals from medical professionals in our region and also have licensed intake professionals available to discuss appropriate treatment options with individuals or family members that have concern for their loved ones.”

The program’s foundation is comprehensive DBT, emphasizing DBT philosophy, treatment principles, and interventions of individual DBT therapy and Group DBT Skills Training.

Program elements include:

  • Tailored Psychiatric Medication Management from Psychiatrists and expert Nurse Prescribers
  • Comprehensive Nutrition Program overseen by Registered Dieticians
  • Daily Physical Health Support by Registered Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Expressive Arts with specialty-trained staff
  • Mindfulness groups (including mindful movement, yoga, and ikebana)
  • Experiential and Community Engagement Activities (including horticulture and animal-assisted activities)
  • Individualized family engagement sessions
  • Milieu-based DBT skills coaching

For more information about the program, go to

About THIRA Health

THIRA Health was founded by Dr. Mehri Moore with a vision to provide whole person care in a nurturing and supportive environment. Led by Dr. Kathryn Korslund, our programs bring the rigor of comprehensive DBT imparted to her by her mentor and research collaborator of over 15 years, Dr. Marsha Linehan. Our commitment to the fidelity of the DBT model combined with innovative supportive treatments, nutritional care and medication management ensures top-tier treatment.

THIRA is a free-standing, mission-driven licensed behavioral health agency in Washington state and fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Directed by a team of experts with a dedication to helping people build lives they define as worth living, the 100+ clinical and support staff provide services across the care continuum of intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, and residential treatment for women, teens, and gender non-conforming individuals ages 13+.

Contact Information

Sarah Skoterro
Director of Business Development



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