OCD AND ANXIETY
To provide adults suffering with intense after-effects of trauma and PTSD, Rogers is proud to offer this next level of residential care to patients. In this supportive, home-like setting, patients will work with treatment teams to develop skills needed to face challenges and find the resilience to achieve and maintain recovery. A typical length of stay in residential trauma treatment programs is 30 to 90 days.
At Rogers, patients learn to develop successful coping strategies to address their trauma and reclaim life.
Triggers addressed through our residential treatment:
We understand how damaging trauma can be to someone's well-being and we have the experience and proven-effective treatment to help.
We use therapeutic methods that research shows to be the most effective for reducing symptoms. Depending on the level of care and diagnosis, patients may engage in:
Family involvement is a key part of recovery that allows for more effective treatment and eases the transition after treatment. This includes psychoeducation for family members about their loved one’s symptoms and treatment strategies being used.
A diverse schedule of therapeutic activity helps keep you focused on gaining the skills and understanding to help you cope and manage your trauma recovery. We provide encouragement and daily structured programming to help you meet your goals and improve your quality of life.
In addition to individual sessions with a psychiatrist and other treatment team members scheduled throughout the day and week, you will have access to residential care specialists 24 hours a day. They provide assistance and one-on-one support to help you stay on track with your goals.
Mitzi Kramer, MD, FAPA, is a board-certified adult psychiatrist who treats adults with a broad spectrum of mental health concerns. Dr. Kramer earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, where she completed her general psychiatry residency, serving as chief resident from 2010 to 2011, followed by a fellowship program in forensic psychiatry. Dr. Kramer has experience working with adults with mental illness in the correctional system.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Kramer has contributed to research and has lectured at several national conferences. She served in leadership roles with the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association and assisted mental health professionals in implementing the Project GREAT (Georgia Recovery-Based Educational Approach to Treatment) model into practice. Dr. Kramer is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, where she serves on the institutional and correctional committee. Additionally, she is a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
Chad Wetterneck, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in the treatment of anxiety and trauma (posttraumatic stress disorder) focused on victims of interpersonal violence (e.g., sexual and/or physical assault), vehicular and industrial accidents, and environmental disasters. Dr. Wetterneck has developed training modules and interventions for application in Rogers’ residential, partial hospitalization care, and intensive outpatient care. He supervises the behavioral specialists treating residential adult patients with mental health and addiction in the Herrington Center for Addiction Recovery, and developed and oversees the trauma partial hospital care at Rogers' West Allis, Brown Deer, Oconomowoc, and Appleton locations. He also holds an adjunct faculty appointment at Marquette University and serves on the Advisory Board for the Center for the Science of Social Connection at the University of Washington.
In addition to his CBT training, Dr. Wetterneck has experience with other approaches, including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and certification as a trainer for functional analytic psychotherapy. He has conducted research and published over 60 peer-reviewed articles for professional publications and a book coming out in 2019. Prior to joining Rogers, he was an assistant professor of clinical psychology at the University of Houston–Clear Lake in Texas. His clinical interests include the study of psychotherapy, especially in the treatment of trauma, anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive spectrum conditions, and developing intimacy. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Dr. Wetterneck received his doctorate in clinical psychology with specializations in statistics and child psychopathology. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the International OCD Foundation, and the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science.
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Located within the Oconomowoc campus, our new Trauma Recovery Adult Residential Care features tranquil, spacious group therapy rooms, community areas, and bedrooms.
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