Kevin Leehey, M.D.
Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry
Board Certified

1980 E. Ft. Lowell Road, Suite 150 | Tucson, Arizona 85719
Phone: (520) 296-4280 | Fax: (520) 296-3835

Wilderness and Residential Treatment/Schools

Wilderness Programs

Aspiro Wilderness Therapy
Based in Sandy, Utah
14-17 year olds; also separately young adults
6-12 weeks; average stay ~50 days Vantage Pointe is a separate program for special needs $455 per day plus $2050 equipment + admin fee
SUWS of the Carolinas Wilderness Program
based in Old Fort, N.C.
varied by age groups; age 10-13 called Seasons, and 14-17
4-12 weeks; similar cost rate per day and fees
Outback Therapeutic Expeditions
50 North 200 East
Lehi, Utah 84043
a wilderness program
$445 a day plus $1450 enrollment/gear fee
Second Nature Wilderness Programs
This program has multiple U.S. locations (UT, GA, OR).
1-866-205-2500 or
Separate programs for 11-14 footsteps, 13-17 Adolescents
Separate adult program 18-30+
Therapist Lu Vaughn in GA is hugely respected by teens.

Therapeutic Boarding School/Residential Treatment Centers

Moon Ridge Academy
Cedar City, Utah
RTC all girls 11-15
16 beds
Kolob Canyon RTC
West Jordan, UT
Girls 12-17
12 beds
In Balance Ranch Academy
a residential therapeutic school
teen boys, substance abuse, emotional, behavior, and educational needs met
near Tombstone, AZ
~$6,500/month 9-18 months
520-722-9631 or 1-877-304-3329
Diamond Ranch Academy
Hurricane (SE), Utah 844-372-3200
"teen residential treatment center with boarding school approach" separate boys and girls
8-12 months - ages 12-18
Copper Hills Youth Center
5899 W. Rivendell Drive
West Jordan, UT 94088
they have separate Autism Spectrum program
Alpine Academy
Erda, Utah
girls 12-17 years only
Sycamore Canyon Academy
Oracle, AZ 520-896-9391 or 800-390-7425 ~6 months ~$4500/month boys12-18
residential therapeutic school
Arivaca Boys Ranch
Arivaca, AZ
~10 months boys 13-17
Arbinger therapy, equine therapy, a working horse ranch

Lynn Presley M.A.
Educational + treatment placement consultant
in Phoenix
Bob Casanova Psy.D.
Educational + treatment placement consultant
in Santa Rosa, CA
Gail Curran MS, MBA
Educational + treatment placement consultant
Phoenix & Tucson

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