Do More Charity Challenge

Do More Charity Challenge

September 30th -October 1st: Every dollar raised will go directly to non-profit organizations around Colorado.

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True Grit 2017

True Grit 2017

Save the Date for Third Way Center's Annual Fundraising Gala! October 21st, 2017

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Together We Can Take on Trauma

Together We Can Take on Trauma

Recurring gifts as low as $5/month allow us to provide the valuable care and essential needs that each of the teenagers in our care deserve.

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Austen's Story

Austen's Story

Now a student at MSU Denver, Austen reflects back on her journey and where she is today.

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"Getting Even" by Hildegard Messenbaugh, MD
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"Getting Even" by Hildegard Messenbaugh, MD

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Dr. Hildegard Messenbaugh's life is one of extraordinary professional achievement. A Concentration Camp survivor, Messenbaugh was driven by her desire to achieve personal justice for the trauma she and her family endured during World War II.

After the war, she moved to the United States from Austria and founded Third Way Center, a nonprofit organization in Denver, Colorado. There she developed a unique trauma-treatment method called Six Boxes, which she and her staff have used for more than four decades to treat thousands of the most traumatized and challenging adolescents in the Rocky Mountain West.

The highly successful work has empowered young people to build better lives, to become productive members of their communities, and to break intergenerational cycles of abuse.

In Getting Even, Messenbaugh shares, for the first time in print, her unique treatment methods so that traumatized adolescents and adults everywhere may benefit from her life and work, and find their own paths to Getting Even.

2016 Treatment Accomplishments

Teens Served
185

Teens Served

Teen Mothers With Their Babies
5

Teen Mothers with Their Babies

Teens Graduated
24

Teens Graduated wih a Diploma or GED

Individual Therapy Sessions
14,228

Individual Therapy Sessions

Family Therapy Sessions
2,063

Family Therapy Sessions

Group Therapy Sessions
8,192

Group Therapy Sessions

Accreditations & Affiliations