Attachment-Based Family Therapy

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) is a manualized, empirically supported family therapy for adolescents and young adults and their caregivers developed to treat depression, eliminate suicidal ideation and behaviors, and reduce dispositional anxiety. Tested with diverse families, including low-income and minority families, ABFT is designed to capitalize on the innate, biological desire for meaningful and secure…

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Psychiatry High Risk Program

The Psychiatry High Risk Program (PHRP) is a recovery-based suicide prevention program for youths and young adults who struggle with suicide ideation or a recent attempt. It was established in 2017 to address rising rates of suicide in Central New York. The program’s goal is to break the cycle of chronicity and to inject hope…

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