Discovery Ranch

2.4 (10 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
1308 South 1600 West
Mapleton, UT 84664
8556629318 Visit Website
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  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted
Treatment Insights

Discovery Ranch combines the power of traditional therapy and experiential therapy to create a clinically sophisticated, relationship based residential treatment program for boys and girls ages 13-18. Troubled teens with emotional and behavioral issues receive the help they need through relationships and experiences in a strength based environment.

Discovery Ranch Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

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Great program, great people, great location!


The food and facilities are not bad for a rehab. The program and therapy are complete garbage, the staff are conservative Mormons that are extremely close minded and old fashioned, and the cost is ab...


this place is horrible. it needs to get reviewed immediately, as students are treated so poorly.


Great staff with terrible coordinators. Staff rarely last more than a year and when they do they are still making what they started at. Definitely not getting paid enough to continue to do what they d...


I was a student at Discovery Ranch from 2012 to 2013. There are a lot of messed up things about the place, so I'll start with school. The independent study idea sounds great, It really does! But i...

Areas of Focus
Special Ed

Serving students with special learning challenges is an integral part of our fully accredited academic program. Discovery Ranch has successfully guided many students through high school completion and assisted in the transition to college, vocational training, and employment. We offer comprehensive academic services for students who qualify for individualized instruction due to mild/moderate learning disabilities, ADHD, Emotional Disturbances, behavioral disorders, processing disorders, executive functioning disorders, and others.

Recreation Therapy

Students share and discuss each experience with their therapists. They examine how the obstacles they encountered recreationally are similar to those they face in daily living. They may also discover new recreational interests and abilities to enjoy when they return home.

Key Staff Members
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    Victoria Fielding - ACADEMIC DIRECTOR

    Victoria Fielding comes to Discovery Ranch with thirty plus years in education-related fields. She has a Bachelors of Arts and a Secondary teaching certificate from Brigham Young University. Victoria has taught junior high, high school and junior college and feels comfortable in the classroom, teaching all ages of youth, as well as the adult learner. She has also been a professional trainer for software training companies. Victoria has created academic departments for proprietary schools, resulting in record enrollments and career placement. She has received an award for outstanding marketing ideas from Kaplan Educational Testing, while the Director in Utah, which resulted in growth in enrollments and revenue for the Utah Kaplan Centers. Ms. Fielding has raised five sons and one daughter and claims to have the perfect grandchild. She enjoys reading, playing the cello, hiking, and traveling.

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    Clinton Dorny - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    At a very young age Clinton realized that he could have an impact on others lives through service and being involved. He is happiest when he is making a difference in others lives. Clinton is married and has four children. He loves spending time with them doing just about anything. They are his life. Clinton uses the same principles that they teach at the Ranch at home with his kids. It works. Clinton fell into this industry because his brothers have worked in other Residential Treatment Centers. He started out his career in admissions. He loves his work and feels blessed to have found something that he loves to do and get paid to do it. Discovery Ranch has been a passion for him in that he gets to help create experiences for others the way his parents did for him when he was young.