Why We Help - Our Philosophy

Our Philosophy

As a leader in psychiatric and behavioral health services for children and their families, we believe that our innovative, proven therapies can help children and their parents realize better lives. Ryther uses experiential learning activities and evidence-based and best practices to nurture healthy children and stronger families. We include the whole family within our interdisciplinary approach.

Ryther offers and develops safe places and opportunities for children, youth and families to heal and grow so that they can reach their highest potential.

Ryther will be the recognized leader in providing and advocating a comprehensive continuum of care and assistance for children, youth and families experiencing or at risk from neglect, mental illness, or emotional, physical, sexual and/or chemical abuse.

In fulfilling our purpose and vision, Ryther will observe, abide by, and be known for our fidelity to the following values:

  • Current, Relevant and Realistic
  • Prudent and Safe
  • Demonstrated Excellence
  • Family
  • Financial Responsibility
  • Ethical Behavior
  • Culturally Competent