A safe place for healing

High-end therapeutic home

Calo's new Academy achieves emotional and behavioral regulation through playfulness and spontaneous, connective experiences. The program utilizes dyadic developmental psychotherapy and a proprietary therapeutic model, an evidence-based and effective treatment for trauma and disorders of attachment, to restore trust and heal relationships. Nestled in the beautiful woods of Lake of the Ozarks, our serene and homey campus is an ideal therapeutic setting.




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Designed specifically for adopted preteens and their families

Calo Preteens is appropriate for adopted girls and boys between the ages of 9 and 14 years old that are struggling with relationships with parents, siblings and peers. Calo adopts a true relational-based treatment approach to create change from the inside out... heart first, and behavior second. ... More


Emotional and behavioral regulation

Our goal is not to focus on the behaviors (with rewards, advice giving), but what causes those behaviors- their feelings. Going deeper still, what causes those feelings is the core self-concept. At Calo, rather than just correct the behaviors, we're actually going to the source. How we correct this core, is by providing an accepting atmosphere. ... More





I like the way Calo cares for the whole person and holds the kids accountable. It is a kind and gentle supervisory environment that reinforces unsaid respect. "

Hope H., Calo Parent


If your child is a teenager (14 to 18) please visit our program created just for Teens: www.caloteens.com


Joint Commission Accredited
NATSAP Accredited
Missouri Social Services Approved
AdvancED Accredited
Calo Family of Programs