In 2022, an out-patient clinic was opened in Buckhead, Georgia: 3580 Piedmont Road, Buckhead, GA. www.BrightPathProgram.com.
In March 2020, The Cottages embarked on an expansion program for an additional 8-bed personal care home. By its sixth anniversary, The Cottages on Mountain Creek gained a national reputation. Our dedicated TEAM of Physicians, Directors Medical and Clinical) and most importantly, our therapists, have resulted in our programming being successful for our clients, many of whom exceed by obtaining employment and/or volunteering.
In March 2019, the Cottages/Bright Path received a 4th Year Resident Rotation with Emory University Medical Center/Department of Psychiatry.
In 2018, The Bright Path Addiction Psycho-Educational Program (Drug and Alcohol) was state licensed by the Department of Community Health. This program provides clients with a “maintenance” program (12 week out-patient program) which is individualized, documented and outcome driven allowing participants and family members to track progress throughout the length of the program. The Psycho-Educational Program has earned the Gold Seal of approval from the Joint Commission.
During 2018, The Cottages added a Physical Wellness Garden. The garden is designed to allow for young adults, as well as seniors, to partake in therapies associated with the garden, as well as enjoying the outdoors. The garden will have the added effect of providing “Light Therapy” not only for our residents, but our staff, as well.
In 2017, 347 Carpenter Drive became part of The Cottages/Bright Path Program GPS operations providing groups and individual therapy and activity center for our clients. Out-patient services are provided as well.
The Cottages on Mountain Creek received accreditation from the Joint Commission, with four highly regarded clinical programs being part of Bright Path Program, GPS (Mental Health IOP, The Bright Path Pain Program, Bright Path Cognitive Assessment Program and the Bright Path Addiction Program). All programming has earned the Gold Seal of approval from the Joint Commission.
During this time, our services evolved to include clinical programming for seniors with memory care issues, as well as mental health issues. Bright Path Program, GPS now provides a Senior Cognitive Assessment Program, as well as programming addressing mental health issues.
BRIGTH PATH PROGRAM
The Bright Path Program is an educational program providing clients a foundation to maintain or reconnect with friends and family, as well as actively participate in society at their current level of cognitive functioning. The goal is to achieve improved socialization and life skills. The program is documented and outcome driven and is provided two- to five-days a week with assessments by licensed therapists and medical doctors throughout the program. Our community is founded on the basis of a commitment to our residents and to their families.
Bright Path Programming is provided at the following locations:
Sessions are provided during the day between: 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
at both locations.
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Our Executive Staff includes a CEO, COO, Medical Director, Clinical Director and a Board Certified Psychiatrist. Our Clinical Staff includes Licensed/Master Level Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors and a Registered Nurse.
Programming staff includes Art Therapists, Music Therapists, Horticulture Therapists, Yoga, Massage, Cooking Classes, Nutrition classes and aromatherapy.
Our services provide programming and treatment for adults living with mental health issues. Our programming helps clients understand their illness, as well as regain self-respect and self-reliance. The combined efforts of medication compliance, clinical and adjunct therapies, as well as socialization skills work together to help our clients gain access back into society.
Our primary services are geared toward adults over 18 years of age with a primary mental health diagnosis (S Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar, Major Depression, OCD, Borderline Personality, Aspergers Syndrome, TBI and Anxiety, as well as other mental health disorders. A preponderance of our clients also experience co-occurring conditions that can benefit from our Drug and Alcohol Out-Patient Program.
Programming also includes services for seniors who have both cognitive issues and mental health disorders. Our state-of-the-art behavioral healthcare programming assists senior clients, as well as family members and staff, to better understand where their family member is in terms of dysfunctional emotions, behaviors and thoughts. All the above programming has earned the Gold Seal of approval by the Joint Commission.
These issues are addressed on an individual basis with programs added on as required. Our location also affords us access to physicians within walking distance that assist with medical health needs and services for our clients.
Our operations currently provide one of the only personal care home settings in metro Atlanta that addresses co-occurring illnesses for seniors (cognitive issues, as well as mental health disorders).