What are outpatient behavioral services?
Boundless outpatient services provide treatment for a range of behavioral health concerns. Our health professionals specialize in serving children, adolescents, and adults with co-occurring intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or behavioral health challenges.
Whether you are looking for ABA services or a comprehensive psychological evaluation, our flexible options for clinic, community, or in-home services allow us to engage individuals in the environment that works best for them.
What services are available?
About our outpatient services
Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) Clinic
AAC opens a world of possibilities for people with speech or language challenges.
Once a device recommendation has been made, we then help work with your private insurance and/or Medicaid to secure funding. After the device is purchased, our team works with you to make sure you’re comfortable and getting the most out of your new device.
Care coordination is available to children, adolescents, and adults, in the home and in the community.
Care coordination services are available across a range of diagnoses and ages. This service can include the following:
- Linkage to resources, community supports, and programs
- Education and advocacy for children and adults in a school setting and in the community
- Assistance navigating insurance, Medicaid, and Social Security disability funding
- Training for the individuals we serve and families
- Coordination of multiple service modalities
- Financial planning
Our clinicians are experienced in treating individuals with depression, anxiety, ADHD, intellectual disabilities, autism, and more.
Our clinicians provide individual counseling services at home, school, and in the community, and specialize in serving children, adolescents, and adults with co-occurring intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or behavioral health challenges. We are experienced in treating individuals with depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, ADHD, bipolar disorder, psychosis, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, intellectual disabilities, autism, and more.
We engage family members, school staff, and other care providers to develop well-rounded strategies that address the unique challenges of the individual.
- Licensed mental health professionals provide trauma-informed counseling
- Intensive counseling services with sessions up to several times per week, based on assessed need are available
- Topics addressed can include, but are not limited to, trauma, grief, suicidal ideation, self-harm, self-esteem, communication, coping skills, anger management, bullying, interpersonal relationships, conflict resolution, decision making, and emotional regulation
Early Identification Clinic
Our Early Identification Clinic helps identify children under the age of six with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays.
Our Early Identification Clinic (EIC) identifies children under the age of six with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays, including speech, motor, and cognitive delays. We use state-of-the art tools to aid in our assessment, such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2). Our team of behavioral health professionals includes a child and adolescent psychiatrist, speech/language pathologist, and a child clinical psychologist.
Outreach Applied Behavior Analysis Services
We provide consultations to increase adaptive skills and decrease challenging behavior.
Alongside board-certified behavior analysts, we provide consultations to schools and adult service placements to increase adaptive skills and decrease challenging behavior. For intensive applied behavior analysis therapy, 1:1 staffing is available.
- Functional behavior assessments help determine why challenging behavior occurs and inform treatment
- Skill assessments guide treatment and strategies for the development of new skills
- Family training reduces challenging behavior and fosters skill-building opportunities
- Follow-along services monitor progress and provide ongoing training, education, and feedback to families and professionals
Psychiatry is a critical component of treatment for individuals seeking help with behavioral or mental health challenges. At Boundless, we offer an integrated program of psychiatry, telepsychiatry, and care coordination so that access to the care you need is never a barrier to treatment. Our team specializes in working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and behavioral health challenges.
Our team of licensed psychologists specialize in conducting evaluations for a range of developmental disabilities.
Our team of licensed psychologists specialize in conducting evaluations for a range of developmental disabilities, including autism, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and a host of related mood disorders. We utilize a combination of interviews and state-of-the-art evaluation tools such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2). After initial assessments are concluded, we provide a detailed report complete with treatment recommendations.
Speech and Language Therapy
We offer innovative one-on-one speech and language therapy from a state-licensed speech-language pathologist (SLP).
We offer innovative one-on-one speech and language therapy from a state-licensed speech-language pathologist (SLP). Our SLPs provide person-centered, evidence-based therapy — as well as intervention services and speech and language education for families.
- Diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, and social communication deficits
- Augmentative and alternative communications (AAC) therapy
Our speech and language team collaborates with other staff members and parents to encourage carryover skills that drive meaningful improvements.
Meet our psychiatric providers
Dr. Nithya Ramanathan
Medical Director, Boundless Behavioral Health
Dr. Ramanathan is board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry and adult psychiatry. She completed her residency and fellowship at The Ohio State University and has been in practice as an outpatient psychiatrist for the past fifteen years. She has a passion for working with children and adults with autism and developmental disabilities. Dr. Ramanathan has extensive experience providing mental health services to patients with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and other mental health conditions. She has worked in community psychiatry for several years, has a passion for teaching, and enjoys working collaboratively with counselors, nurses, and care coordinators.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Alexa provides comprehensive mental health care by prescribing medication and providing psychotherapy. She received a bachelor’s degree in public health with a concentration in sociology and a master’s degree in psychiatric mental health nursing from The Ohio State University. Alexa is from Powell, OH, and spent many years working with individuals with disabilities and autism by volunteering with her mother, who is an intervention specialist. Alexa continued to gain clinical experience in the field of mental health during her career at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Harding Hospital. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, biking, and hanging out with her two Siberian Huskies.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Evan has been interested in relieving the mental anguish of others from a very young age, even before he truly understood that meant working in mental health. It wasn’t until the end of grade school that he realized his passion for brain sciences, ultimately leading him to study psychology at Indiana University. In addition to his undergraduate studies, Evan also worked in a lab which focused on the ways social/emotional development in childhood affects life outcomes in adults, as well as the impact of bedtime routines on sleep patterns, moods, and behavior. In 2016 he moved to Columbus to begin his graduate studies at OSU and started working at Harding Hospital, first as a psychiatric care technician and then as a nurse, helping children, adolescents, and adults struggling with psychiatric crises.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Stephanie provides assessments, diagnosis, and medication management to children, adolescents, and adults. Stephanie specializes in mood and anxiety disorders across all ages and for those with autism spectrum disorder and/or intellectual disability. She began her career working in the Emergency Department at Riverside Methodist Hospital for several years. During that time, Stephanie gained experience in psychiatric emergencies and crisis management. Stephanie earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master of science in nursing from The Ohio State University, graduating magna cum laude. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys rock climbing, hiking, cooking, and spending time with her fiance and two cats.
How can I learn more?
For intake information call 1.800.409.2729.