This page provides resources for parents, social workers, and adults in need to treatment options for their children with mental health issues, attachment disorder, autism, eating disorders, and other needs.
Please note, this listing does not imply a recommendation of these services.
Therapists and Consultants
Rad Consultancy – Aaron Lederer works with parents to walk them through managing and healing children with attachment disorder. Methods proven to work quickly and effectively.
Aliya Agins – Therapist available for therapy via zoom for ABA therapy, trauma, RAD, ODD. Contact – [email protected]
Nancy Thomas Attachment Therapists Listing – A list of attachment therapists by state in the United States and a few International listings.
Attachment Focused Treatment Therapists – Listing of therapists in many states and around the world.
RAD Advocates – Provides membership, support, and individual consulting to parents who need help with services and treatment for a child with attachment disorder.
Treatment Programs for RAD and Attachment Disorders
Top 10 Treatments and Therapies for Reactive Attachment Disorder – The best treatments and therapies available for healing RAD and attachment issues.
Nancy Thomas at Attach.org – A pioneer in the treatment of children with RAD, Nancy provides webinars, 1:1 consulting by phone, attachment camps and in-person training events.
Bryan Post and Post Institute – Bryan offers books, courses, and in-person and online events for how to parent children with trauma, attachment issues, ODD, and difficult behavior issues.
Empowered to Connect – In-person and online events, books and resources for parenting children who have experience trauma.
Center 4 Family Development – New York & New Jersey, Dr. Arthur-Becker Weidman offers therapy and intensive interventions for children with attachment disorder.
Treatment Programs for Children with Autism
Click here for a list of treatment programs for autism, both residential and in-home, for children on the autism spectrum.
Inpatient Treatment Programs
Inpatient programs are typically meant for a short-term (less than 30 days and often a week or less) in order to stabilize a crisis situation. The exception to this is that some hospital eating disorder and substance abuse inpatient programs are longer.
To find inpatient treatment programs for children and teens near you, visit or call your local emergency room, ask your therapist or pediatrician, or contact your location Department of Mental Health.
When A Child Needs Inpatient Treatment for Mental Health – This article explains inpatient hospitalization for children, youth, and teens.
What Inpatient Parent-Child Visits are Like for Mental Health Care – Here’s a description of what parent visits are like when your child is in an inpatient program.
Residential Treatment Programs
How to Find Residential Treatment for Youth and Teens – Here are the steps to get a child or teen into residential treatment.
Residential Treatment Programs for RAD – A listing of out-of-home treatment programs for attachment disorder.
Treatment Programs for Teens with Eating Disorders
NEDA – National Eating Disorders Association – Offers a listing of therapy options, a toll-free number and online chat to assist with finding services.
Psychology Today Treatment Programs Listing – Listing of treatment programs near me for treat eating disorders.
Therapeutic Boarding Schools
Theraueutic Boarding Schools are private, paid programs where children live at the facility where they attend school, while also receiving a structured program to meet their behavior needs.
Low Cost Boarding Schools – This website provides a listing of free, low-cost and paid boarding school options for teens.
Military schools are typically private preparatory schools modeled on the U.S. military colleges, such as West Point. Teens typical attend military school because they need the highly structed program or because they plan to enlist in the military when they become an adult.
Military Schools USA – This provides a listing of military schools for teens in the United States.
Job Corps is the largest free residential education and job training program for young adults ages 16-24 in the United States.
Job Corps is a government-led program and free for students to attend. Students must prove financial need in order to qualify. While at Job Corps, housing and education are provided while youth attend job training programs.
Visit Job Corp website for more information.
Top 50 Books About Foster Care, Adoption, and Trauma – A helpful listing of books about treatment for children with mental health and behavior challenges.
Treatment Programs for Adults
While our website focuses on treatment for children, we often receive requests for help for adults. Here are some helpful resources.
Treatment for Adults with RAD
Tips for Adult RAD – Strategies if you are in a relationship with an adult who has attachment issues.
Bridges to Recovery – Provides mental health services, including adults with attachment issues.
Dr. Gil Winkelman – Naturopathic doctor who treats a wide variety of conditions, including adults with RAD.
These resources will help you find the care and support you need for a child with mental health or behavior issues.
Do you have a recommendation for another service or a request for a type of treatment you need for your child? Share it in the comments below or contact us.