Ivy Street School



200 Ivy St.
Brookline, MA 02446


ADMISSIONS: Tunzel Hayes, 617-620-7779.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females ages 13-22 in ungraded 7 day a week, 12 month a year program. A predischarge, transitional apartment is also available for older students preparing to return to the community. Day placement option.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Individual, group and family therapy provided with a trauma-informed and cognitive/behavioral focus. BCBA services. Psychopharmacological services, and bi-monthly family support group, restorative therapies and vocational/life skills program.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Milieu-based treatment with an Attachment, Regulation & Competency (ARC) Trauma Informed Lens integrated with Positive Behavior Support Interventions (PBIS). Interdisciplinary team model that draws upon traditional and integrated alternative therapies, (CBT, DBT, Solution-focused, expressive Arts, and psychodynamic approach).

POPULATION SERVED: Adolescents who have sustained brain injuries and other neurological disorders. Adolescents with high-functioning autism. Transition to adulthood. Adolescents with behavioral challenges and co-morbid mental health diagnosis such as depression and anxiety.