In 2017, a multidisciplinary team of mental health service providers, researchers, and chaplains at McLean Hospital created a program for the psychiatric individuals they serve called the Spiritual Psychotherapy for Inpatient, Residential, and Intensive Treatment (SPIRIT) program. They created the program because many psychiatric patients have cited spirituality as an important component of their recovery. However, most clinical professionals lack tools to integrate spirituality with the standards of care in behavioral health treatment.
The program is available as an option to patients enrolled in McLean’s inpatient psychiatric program . . .