Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 12/17/2020

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Tower Behavioral Health to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Tower Behavioral Health.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Reading, Pennsylvania’s Premier Psychotic Disorders Treatment Center

It takes courage to acknowledge that you need treatment for a psychotic disorderWhen you’re ready to take back control from a condition that has disrupted your daily life, Tower Behavioral Health is here to help you rediscover hope for your future.

The Benefits of Psychotic Disorder Treatment

When you experience episodes of psychosis, it can be difficult to know who you can trust or what to believe. This can create tension with those closest to you and make it hard for you to concentrate at work.

When you get treatment for a psychotic disorder, you can begin to make changes that will help you learn to manage the behaviors, feelings, and experiences that have been so disruptive. Seeking treatment can lessen the severity of psychosis and allow you to gain coping tools that will aid you when psychotic episodes occur.

During your time in treatment, you can also meet others who have shared similar experiences with psychotic disorders, showing you that you are not alone. You can receive encouragement, support, and guidance from others who understand what you’re going through.

Choosing the Right Psychotic Disorder Treatment

Psychotic disorders impact everyone differently depending on various influences, which is why it is essential that you find psychotic disorder treatment that reflects your unique needs.

Tower Behavioral Health offers inpatient care to adults age 18 and older who are struggling with a psychotic disorder.

Our facility provides a safe, secure environment for adults who are in crisis and need acute care so that they can achieve stabilization.

We offer a patient-centered, recovery-oriented setting, with our expert team monitoring your progress round the clock to ensure that you can regain a sense of control and start to function at a higher level.

Our goal is to help you build your resiliency and empower you to direct the course of your own recovery journey.

The Steps of Psychotic Disorder Treatment

Once you’ve made the decision to get psychotic disorder treatment, you don’t want a slow admissions process to deter you from getting the help you need. Tower Behavioral Health will work with you to collect the necessary information and documents as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Here’s a brief look at our admissions process:

  • You can reach out to us 24/7 to ask us questions about psychotic disorder treatment or to schedule an initial assessment.
  • Your initial assessment, which you can complete over the phone, will consist of a conversation about whether our treatment center is the right place for you.
  • If we determine that we’re the right fit for you, we’ll collect additional information and set your admission date. If we feel that you would benefit from treatment elsewhere, we can make the appropriate referral.
  • We’ll give you a tour, introduce you to our staff, and tell you about our policies and procedures once you arrive at our campus.
  • After you complete a detailed assessment with our team, we’ll create your psychotic disorder treatment plan.
  • Once we create your treatment plan, you’ll begin psychotic disorder treatment.

Therapies Used in Psychotic Disorder Treatment

At Tower Behavioral Health, we use several evidence-based therapies and treatment modalities to help you build a foundation for long-term healing from a psychotic disorder.

It’s essential for us to understand how the psychotic disorder you’re struggling with is affecting you, which is why psychotic disorder treatment at Tower Behavioral Health begins with a comprehensive assessment. We use the information we gain from this assessment to create a treatment plan that we customize to your specific needs and treatment goals.

During your time at Tower Behavioral Health, you may take part in:

  • Individual and group therapy
  • Family meetings
  • Art and music therapy
  • Dance/movement therapy

We integrate elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness, and various sensory tools and interventions into the treatment experience at Tower Behavioral Health. Medication management is also available for those who can benefit from the inclusion of prescription medication.

Why Choose Out Psychotic Disorder Treatment Center?

Tower Behavioral Health provides a patient-centered treatment experience that is tailored to your specific needs and goals. Throughout your time with us, you’ll work with a multidisciplinary team that includes:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Certified psychiatric nurse practitioners
  • Registered nurses
  • Behavioral health associates
  • Social workers/case managers
  • Educators
  • Occupational therapists

We believe that treatment should be a collaborative process that promotes your personal strengths and values. Our team will work closely with you and, as appropriate, your family to identify the barriers that have kept you from healing.

We’ve created a safe, respectful healing environment at Tower Behavioral Health. Throughout your time in treatment, you’ll have opportunities to get fresh air and enjoy outdoor group therapy sessions in the courtyard areas connected to each unit. You can also stay active using one of two gymnasiums on our campus.

This content was written on behalf of and reviewed by the clinical staff at Tower Behavioral Health.

Marks of Quality Care
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval