Welcome to Palm Shores
Since 1985, we have been committed to providing quality mental health treatment to our community’s youth. Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center provides the highest quality of comprehensive mental health care and education services for at risk children and adolescents, families and our community.
Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center is an intensive inpatient psychiatric program for males and females, ages 5 – 17 years old. Our Board Certified Child psychiatrist, Dr. Jaime Barker, has provided intensive residential treatment services to children and adolescents for over thirty six years. He is a nationally recognized expert in his field. We offer a highly structured supportive and safe environment for children and adolescents who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, family and social challenges.
Treatment involves a multi-disciplinary team of clinical staff, including psychiatrists, mental health therapists, expressive and recreational therapists, registered nurses, mental health technicians and certified teachers.
The program is designed to re-establish healthy behaviors while successfully transitioning residents back into the family, home, school and community as soon as possible.
Palm Shores is a fully licensed specialty Residential Treatment Center (RTC), accredited by the Joint Commission. We are a network provider for most major insurance plans with residential treatment benefits, TRICARE® and ChampVA-certified in addition to managed care Medicaid.
TRICARE® and ChampVA Certified
Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center provides services to our military families, supporting those who have supported us. Specialized services in our trauma informed care environment are utilized to include opportunities for individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, certified behavioral analyst services, expressive therapies, therapeutic family (home) assignments, and community outings.