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The Ranch Pennsylvania


The Ranch Pennsylvania Review

Locate 90 miles west of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the small town of Wrightsville, The Ranch Pennsylvania is an upscale residential facility that treats substance use disorders, eating disorders and co-occurring mental illnesses like depression, anxiety and trauma. The Joint Commission accredited organization (which also has locations in Tennessee and Mississippi) offers a mind-body-spirit approach to care that seeks to heal the “whole person,” rather than simply treating symptoms. As such, The Ranch employs an individualized treatment philosophy that integrates a number of evidence-based, experiential, holistic and traditional therapies in addition to the 12-step method and psychiatric services.

Accommodations and Food

The Ranch Pennsylvania is situated in a beautiful stone lodge surrounded by scenic landscape. The lodge resembles an upscale hotel and boasts plenty of amenities, including spacious common rooms with TVs, a fireplace, comfortable leather couches, a ping pong table and a gym. On the campus, residents can enjoy walking the 12-step trail, an archery range, a ropes course and the medicine wheel meditation area. Clients sleep two to a room with queen-sized beds and ensuite bathrooms. Residents eat in a buffet style dining room with a salad bar and dietary options for individuals with specific preferences and allergies.

Treatment and Staff

Clients entering residential care often begin in the detox program. The Ranch offers a medical detox that includes 24/7 medical supervision and withdrawal medications to curb painful symptoms. From there, residents go through a comprehensive assessment that helps the staff determine the most effective individualized treatment approach going forward. While the length of stay can vary depending on the client’s unique needs, it is typically 30 days including detox.

The Ranch employs a range of therapeutic methods including psychiatric services, holistic practices, traditional methods and evidence-based models, in addition to the 12-step recovery model. Residents engage in individual, group and family therapy sessions. A typical day begins with a healthy breakfast at 6:30 am followed by meditation. Residents participate in process groups that focus on relapse prevention, psychoeducation and the 12-step method or SMART Recovery. During the afternoons, clients typically participate in adventure therapy and group process groups. Before dinner residents do creative therapy like art and music therapy, followed by dinner and then a support group. On weekends, residents are busy with 12-step and group sessions, but are allowed visitors. Therapists at The Ranch utilizes evidence-based CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing (MI) and EMDR.

The Ranch employs a registered nurse, psychiatric nurse, several primary therapists, support staff and a residential manager. The facility provides medication management for clients in need of dual diagnosis support for co-occurring mental conditions.


The Ranch offers a family program for client’s families so they can learn about the disease of addiction as well as positive family roles, supportive communication and boundaries.

In Summary

The Ranch’s location in Pennsylvania provides comprehensive residential treatment for clients with substance use disorders, eating disorders and co-occurring mental illnesses. Situated in a beautiful wooded area, residents of the The Ranch enjoy top notch accommodations and amenities. In addition to medication management and the 12-step method, the programming incorporates a number of holistic, experiential, traditional and evidence-based therapies. Clients seeking thorough individualized residential care in a beautiful place might want to consider exploring The Ranch.

The Ranch Pennsylvania Location

1166 Hilt Rd
Wrightsville, PA 17368

The Ranch Pennsylvania Cost

Accepts most insurance. Reach The Ranch Pennsylvania by phone at (717) 969-9126 or by email. Find The Ranch on Facebook and Twitter

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