Insights started with one behavioral consultant. As the founder, and now President & CEO, Kelly Hartman never really dreamed of being more than a one person consulting business.
However, since its origination in 1996, Insights has continued to respond to consumer need with responsible growth. Insights provides residential, behavioral, and music therapy supports, as well as, an outpatient mental health clinic and massage therapy services. Insights’ number one priority remains: to change lives. This value runs throughout the agency. Not only are we focused on empowering the people we support, but through team support and collaboration – we find we change each other and are open to growth ourselves. We will always focus on what a person CAN do.
Through Residential supports we empower people that live at home with their families, and in the community. We do this through a unique organizational system – making decisions as close to the point of service delivery possible. This system encourages optimal individual outcomes for each person who invites us into their lives.
In our Therapeutic Supports Department we employ more than 40 behavioral consultants, and over 20 Music Therapists who collectively provide support to people through waiver programs and private pay contracts. These supports are provided to achieve the outcome of amazing life change for each person we support – we are available in 46 counties across the state.
Most recently we’ve responded to our consumers’ needs by adding outpatient mental health services, including psychotropic medication management, counseling, and massage therapy in our Health Supports Clinic.
With a thirst for forward thinking and person centered values, we continue to believe that each person deserves a fresh approach. We focus on quality of life and independence at all levels. We currently employ a team of nearly 400.
As a result of our preventative and proactive approach to life change, Insights stakeholders also had a thirst for day programming. With a dream of doing it “differently,” we supported the dream of “Outside the Box,” in 2008. Kelly Hartman co-founded the not-for-profit, which is now considered to an industry leader. Outside the Box now supports about 350 people in curriculum based day programming, employment supports, and an explorative art program. Most recently they expanded into the Hamilton County area with an after school program and offer several weeks of summer camp each year.
Our collaborative approach continues to be respected as innovative with a “hands on,” person centered focus. At the very foundation of everything we do will always be the desire to find the “amazing” in every person – clients, employees and each other. Our strong foundation of progressive values make us a leader in positive outcomes and personal success. We focus on capabilities, not disabilities. Insights mission is to support people and empower change, to live our best life!