Philosophy/Core Values

​The Finan Center offers an individual temporary refuge or sanctuary for purposes of respite, renewal, revitalization, and return to family and friends.

The Center's therapeutic milieu encourages empathetic understanding, mutual respect, openness, honesty, concern for the needs and respect for the rights and acceptance of others.

Persons who enter the Center may do so without having to sacrifice their identity, self-respect or self-esteem. They are permitted to, and are expected to, retain responsibility for themselves and for their behavior.

The Center is committed to the core values of compassion, respect, empathy, generosity, creativity, flexibility, perspective, humor, dedication, initiative, integrity and professionalism.

The entire history of the Finan Center has been characterized and guided by the following philosophy of patient care.

The Center, the staff, the patients and the treatment programs combine to create a humanistically oriented therapeutic milieu.​