BRANCHING OUT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Branching Out Support Services (BOSS) is dedicated to revolutionizing mental health support for neurodiverse individuals and their support networks.
Our mission is to provide accessible, inclusive, and compassionate care through the BOSS Mental Health Platform. By embracing neurodiversity and trauma-informed care, we aim to empower individuals to thrive in their unique cognitive profiles while offering caregivers and professionals the tools and resources they need to provide holistic support.
TRAUMA INFORMED APPROACHED
At BOSS, we are driven by a resolute mission: to reshape the landscape of traditional mental health support. We believe in embracing neurodiversity as a natural and valuable part of human variation. Our vision is to provide accessible, compassionate, and tailored mental health solutions using a trauma-informed approach. We are committed to challenging outdated beliefs and approaches, recognizing that each neurodiverse individual is unique, and their mental health support should reflect this individuality.
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Branching Out Support Services (BOSS) is committed to providing a comprehensive range of mental health support services tailored to the unique needs of neurodiverse individuals and their support networks. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:
BOSS provides a trauma-informed approach to therapy and support. We do not endorse ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) or traditional behavioral therapy, aligning with self-advocates' concerns.
Child and Youth Workers:
Specialized support for children and youth, offering age-appropriate therapeutic interventions and strategies.
Experienced social workers who understand the complexities of neurodiversity and offer guidance, advocacy, and counselling.
Experts in trauma-informed care who provide safe spaces for processing past and ongoing trauma, utilizing therapeutic approaches that prioritize healing.
Skilled facilitators lead support circles, co-create legacy planning, and support individualized person focused life coaching, fostering a sense of community integration, advocacy and understanding.Facilitation is a model based on Social Role Valorization and captures the highest potential outcomes of neurodiverse people and their chosen families/ support circles.
Specialists who offer support and affirming care to individuals within the 2SLGBTQ+ community, understanding the intersectionality of identities.
Tailored coaching and guidance for individuals with ADHD, focusing on executive functioning, time management, and skill development.
Substance use and addiction counselling services that consider the unique needs and challenges faced by neurodiverse individuals.
Circle of Support Processing:
Recognizing the importance of support networks, we offer services that address the trauma and self-care needs of caregivers and professional supports. This includes, legacy planning, PATHS/MAPS, and walking with families/chosen families through the Safe and Secure resource to ensure consistent and comprehensive future planning for supported people when their caregivers change, pass away or otherwise.
Diverse Service Delivery Options:
BOSS understands the importance of choice. We offer services in various settings, including in the community, virtually, at home, or in residential placements, as appropriate, and chose by the the neuro diverse service recipient and their support networks.
Non-Speaking or Unreliably Speaking Accommodations:
Our practitioners are equipped to work with individuals who do not use language to communicate or have unreliable communication abilities, ensuring inclusivity and accessibility.
Holistic Systems Navigation/Facilitation for dual diagnosis:
BOSS provides the availability of a dedicated case worker/facilitator to oversee and manage multiple aspects of an individual's care. This holistic approach ensures that all aspects of an individual's well-being are addressed, promoting comprehensive and coordinated support.
At BOSS, our commitment is to provide accessible, empathetic, and individually tailored mental health support, recognizing the unique strengths and challenges of neurodiverse individuals. We believe in meeting people where they are and fostering a safe and supportive environment for healing and growth.