WinGate Wilderness Therapy

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6746 East U.S. 89
Kanab, UT 84741
8005601599 Visit Website
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Treatment Insights

At WinGate, our philosophy in the effective treatment of troubled teens is to create an enviornment of responsiveness while reducing the resistance the troubled teen has toward change, authority, and himself or herself. At WayPoints our philosophy is that every young adult is capable of dramatic internal change. When clinical issues are effectively addressed, real change occurs. Part of real change is also a returning to, or a re-discovering of oneself, revealing a unique, talented and gifted person.

WinGate Wilderness Therapy 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.

Reviews at a Glance

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Do not send your child to this program. The lack of supervision is unbelievable. He was not making good choices that is why he was there!! Spoke to the director and got a bunch of bull.. Absolutely a...

Areas of Focus
Look to understand the whole person

Its not about "performance", about "responsiveness" and the internal desire to make life changes. We fundamentally believe in treating young people as "able and capable people of value.

NATSAP Accreditation

NATSAP is the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, this accreditation is given to established schools and treatment programs.

Key Staff Members
  • Photo of Brad Matheson, MBA
    Brad Matheson, MBA - Director of Admissions

    Having worked for Wilderness, Residential, and Transition programs, Brad understands the full continuum of care available to families. Helping families understand this full process has been one of Brad's greatest strengths. In fact, parents often compliment Brad for his caring manner in a very difficult decision process.

  • Photo of John Cohen MS, LPC
    John Cohen MS, LPC - Clinical Director

    John worked 18 years in the juvenile justice system providing assessment and counseling services to adolescents and their families. He has also worked in a psychiatric hospital setting and began working as a primary therapist in wilderness in 2007. John obtained a BA in Psychology from Ohio State University and an MS in Clinical Counseling from the University of Dayton. He has been a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) since 1997 and has been doing therapy with a variety of populations for over 2 decades.