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Individually Focused and Clinically-Grounded: Milieu Therapy at the O-School

The immersive “milieu” — treatment that is inclusive of all aspects of a student’s daily life — is the O-School’s hallmark, and this approach has made the School the gold standard in residential programs for the past 75 years.

Working as a therapeutic family under the milieu philosophy, the School provides a truly unprecedented level of care on multiple levels.

There are six key components to the School’s milieu approach:

Together, these elements form a carefully constructed milieu that can bring lasting change to the lives of students, regardless of the challenges they face.