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(July 19, 2017) The Brattleboro Retreat is pleased to announce the appointment of Arthur W. Nichols as the hospital’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

“We’re excited to bring in a person of Art’s caliber,” said Louis Josephson, president and chief executive officer.  “The Retreat is getting a great leader who I know will play a key role in helping us achieve the financial goals we have set out in our...»»

(June 30, 2017) The Retreat's Clincal Director of the Anna Marsh Clinic, Jilisa Snyder, wrote an Op-Ed in response to a piece written by Richard Davis on the difficult topic of how we interact with and provide support to our loved ones who are struggling.

Snyder's Op-Ed was published by the Brattleboro Reformer on June 30, 2017. Here...»»

(May 1, 2017) Vermont Gov. Phil Scott took a tour of the Brattleboro Retreat on Monday, May 1, accompanied by Retreat CEO Dr. Louis Josephson and Vermont State Representative Laura Sibilia.

Scott, who served as the state's Lieutentant Governor for the past six years, was sworn in as Vermont's 82nd governor in January 2017. It was his first visit to the Retreat as the state's top elected official.

During his one hour visit he...»»

(April 20, 2017) Following her testimony before the New Hampshire state legislature in March, the Keene Sentinel published Caitlin League's remarks as an opinion piece on Friday, April 14. Caitlin is an admissions coordinator here at the Retreat.

Here is her full article along with a web-link at the bottom to the Keene Sentinal website:

I want you to imagine that someone close to you such as a spouse or parent, has had a...»»

(March 27, 2017) 

The Brattleboro Retreat received a Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness award at the 2017 Worksite Wellness conference held on Thursday, March 23, at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, VT.

The award was presented to several Vermont employers who in the past year have demonstrated excellence in worksite wellness and have played an integral part in Vermont's reputation as one of...»»

(March, 2017) Please join us in congratulating Kurt White, LADC, LICSW, director of Ambulatory Services at the Brattleboro Retreat on his recent election as a Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) this week at their annual conference. This significant honor, which represents outstanding professional competence and leadership capacities, was bestowed in New York City at APGA's annual conference March 6--11.

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(February 22, 2017) Retreat President and CEO Dr. Louis Josephson recently wrote an Op-Ed that addresses the gaps in care and coordination of Vermont's mental health and addiction services and suggests the possibility of creating a true system that largely consists of Vermont's existing mental health and addiction assets.

Josephson's Op-Ed was published by the VT Digger on February 21, 2017. ...»»

(February 16, 2017) Following the anouncement of Dr. Fritz Engstrom's retirement from his role as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at the Brattleboro Retreat, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Mark McGee has been appointed as the hospital's new CMO. Dr. McGee officially began his duties on Monday, February 13th, which include a seat on the Retreat's executive team.

Since joining the Retreat in 2012 Dr. McGee has excelled in a...»»

(Friday, January 20, 2017) Retreat's Angela Rowen, LICSW recently wrote an article in the Brattleboro Reformer's Health Page on the use of mindfulness in evidence-based treatments used in the care of patients at the Brattleboro Retreat. Angela Rowen, LICSW is Clinical Manager of DBT Services at the Brattleboro Retreat. Here...»»

(January 13, 2017) - The Enterprise Holdings Foundation awarded $2,500 to the Uniformed Service Program at the Brattleboro Retreat. Representatives from Enterprise Rent-A-Car met with Uniformed Service Program staff Thursday, January 12, 2017 to present the check.

The Enterprise Holdings Foundations goal is to “give back to the communities where our customers and employees live and work.”...»»