Restoring Connections Through Outpatient Mental Health
Experience and research have shown us the link is strong between generational trauma and poor mental health. Toxic stress during childhood changes how the brain develops, often breaking important connections to our physical, emotional and behavioral wellbeing.
There are other connections that need to be restored after trauma, too. The ability to finish school, hold a job, find stable housing, and move on from addiction, for example. To some extent, these all rely on one of the most crucial connections – relationships.
Helping clients restore those connections is the reason we have opened an outpatient mental health clinic on Milwaukee’s northwest side.
The Clinic at SaintA
At SaintA, our vision is for every child and family to thrive as individuals, as families and within the community. Our new outpatient mental health clinic provides assessments and interventions for children, youth, adults, and families who have been affected by childhood, generational and/or historical trauma. The clinic is a trauma-informed environment and is staffed with licensed clinical professionals.
Monday-Friday | 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
8901 W. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53222
Please call 414.463.1880 and follow the prompts for the Capitol Drive location and ask for The Clinic.
- Toxic/chronic stress assessment
- Ongoing, 30/60/90-day assessments
- Trauma-informed care
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Family or group therapy
NMT Assessments Inform Care Plans
Our philosophy for outpatient mental health treatment is based on the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT), which was developed by Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD of the ChildTrauma Academy. NMT; is a developmentally informed, biologically respectful approach to working with children and adults who have experienced trauma.
At the Clinic at SaintA, each client relationship begins with an NMT; assessment so that both client and clinician can understand the impact of childhood experiences on current functioning. Included is a visual representation of the client’s developmental strengths and vulnerabilities.
Based on this assessment, individualized treatment is recommended and provided by SaintA clinicians to support children and adults at home, work, school, and in the community.