New Haven at Hobble Creek has the same guiding principles and structure as New Haven, with an emphasis on a more holistic approach to therapy and an integrated mind-body experience, tucked away in the foothills of the beautiful canyon.
Hobble Creek emphasizes mindfulness and guided meditation while incorporating the same level of clinical sophistication. The serene mountain environment sets the tone for a healthy and balanced experience where the connection between mind, body, and spirit are practiced throughout the day. At Hobble Creek, we have 90 acres of accessible land for a myriad of outdoor activities, which also includes a more diverse and integrated animal therapeutic experience.
At Hobble Creek we have the same level of clinical intensity as our other campuses with 18-20 hours of therapies a week. A specialized and unique approach that includes:
Academics follow the same model as on the other campuses, with teachers fully dedicated to Hobble Creek:
Residential follows the same model as our other campuses, with the addition of:
Every weekday morning our students participate in a yoga or meditation session led Kelsey Johnson, our yoga certified therapist. In these videos, Kelsey shares some tips on how you can incorporate mindfulness / meditation practices at home.
Jason is an award-winning psychotherapist who has been in the industry since 1999, working as a front-line staff, therapist or clinician. He has experience in both a residential and wilderness environment that makes it easy to relate to the students at New Haven. Jason chose to work at New Haven due to the program’s long-standing […]
Andrew began working at New Haven as a residential staff in 2007 while completing his bachelor’s degree in psychology at Brigham Young University. After working in the residential department of New Haven for a few years, he left to earn a graduate degree at Colorado State University in Marriage & Family Therapy. Since then, Andrew […]
Kelsey comes to New Haven with a deep-rooted passion for working with teenage girls and helping them discover their worth as a person. She first discovered this passion during the two summers she worked as a youth camp counselor, and her desire to help others further increased after she took a position at a wilderness […]
Kjrstin (KJ) first started working in therapeutic settings at a ropes course while finishing her undergraduate studies in Recreation Management and Youth Leadership. She went on to work as a staff at a wilderness therapy program in southern Utah, where she learned to love working with adolescents. Kjrstin then came to New Haven in 2004 […]
Flavia is originally from Curitiba, Brazil. In 1999 her family moved to Utah, where she was raised to love adventure and the outdoors. Flavia became passionate about helping kids and adolescents after her brother was diagnosed with Hemophilia, a blood clotting disorder, as a teenager. She volunteered as a camp counselor for years at a […]
Janis was born in Provo, UT. She is the third of four children. After high school she became a licensed cosmetologist. Through life experiences she found her true passion was working with youth. This brought her to New Haven in 2009. Janis enjoys building relationships, attending groups, and engaging in activities with the girls and […]