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How Do I Know If Residential Treatment Is Right For Me?

With Amanda Morrow and Shannon Yates

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Today we invite Clinical Supervisor Amanda Morrow and Admissions Director, Shannon Yates to help us explore how to determine if residential care is the right next step in your recovery journey. They outline how the Milestones and Admissions teams collaborate to help people assess their unique needs and goals and make the right choice for their season and situation.  

"It often feels like the work done in residential is work that can't be done in outpatient therapy. There's something truly magical about stepping out of your busy life to give yourself the time and space to do the work."

- Christopher O'Reilly


No one escapes adversity. Yet some of us have had to endure more than our fair share of pain, hardship, and struggle. Sometimes the pain of our past builds up, interfering with the demands of our present, leaving us stuck, not knowing how to move forward. 

When life feels like it’s too much, Milestones at Onsite offers a refuge and a place of healing. 

Milestones at Onsite is a one-of-a-kind holistic and specialized residential trauma treatment experience. Serving individuals adversely affected by symptoms of unaddressed trauma, including anxiety, depression, codependency, and PTSD, this innovative and integrative program offers a variable-length of stay from 30 to 90 days specific to individual needs.  

Milestones offers multiple progressive clinical modalities based on specific needs—as well as warm hospitality and excellent customer service. Programming is structured yet flexible in order to accommodate the unique strengths, abilities, needs, and goals of each client. 


Meet Amanda

Amanda Morrow, MS, serves as Milestones’ Clinical Supervisor. In this role, Amanda ensures the clinical programming at Milestones remains top notch. 

Amanda previously served as a Primary Therapist for the residents of Milestones, Onsite’s Residential Trauma Program. In this role, Amanda had the honor of walking with clients as they explore the depths of their pain and helps equip them to walk through that pain toward healing. 

Before coming to Onsite, Amanda worked as a therapist in a residential treatment center that dealt with addiction, mental health, and traumas. In addition, she also worked as a psychoeducational therapist in an outpatient treatment center for adolescent males. 

After attending Psychodrama and Experiential Training Institute programs for mental health professionals on our campus, Amanda left hoping to work at Onsite. She longed to work for a program that integrated experiential modalities to treat individuals holistically. 


Meet Shannon

As an Admissions Director, Shannon leads the team guiding clients through the admissions process and connecting them with a variety of emotional and mental health resources.

Shannon has served in almost every department at Onsite in some capacity having worked at Onsite on and off since high school.

Shannon returned to Onsite full-time after getting her Bachelor of Science degree in Education, now serving and leading efforts on the Admissions side of Onsite programming.