Natchez Trace Youth Academy is TRICARE-approved to offer residential treatment services for children and adolescents, ages 10 to 17, of active duty service members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
We are the only TRICARE-certified residential treatment center in Waverly, Tennessee. In addition to treating mental health issues we specialize in trauma-focused psychiatric treatment with a conduct disorder component. All programs include enrollment at a freestanding, certified school to make sure our residents stay on track academically.
Thomas Hennessy, the CEO of Natchez Trace Youth Academy, is a retired Marine and understands firsthand how to work with families, legal guardians and adolescents to promote a healing environment for the entire family.
POTENTIAL GROUP TOPICS
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
- Life Skills
- Cognitive and trauma focused therapy
THERAPIES USED IN THE PROGRAM
- Adventure Therapy Program
- Individual, group and family therapy
- Trauma-focused therapy
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy
Reach Out for Help
Our admissions staff is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. to schedule a no-cost, mental health assessment. Call 931-296-1183 to get started. For questions about our programs, you can also use our online contact form. In the case of a medical emergency or crisis, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.