Paragon's Origin Story

Women-Owned Business

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We are three strong women, each with our own unique talents and skill sets.  We were brought together by a mutual employer, and we often talked about creating sustainable careers, using our strengths to help our community, and encourage growth and development by empowering employees.

We wanted to break away from the traditional administrative political environment and be a new type of behavioral health provider, absent of the corporate ladder.  Our goal is to create a safe environment for our employees and clients.

Venturing out on Our Own


One day, while eating noodles at our favorite Thai restaurant, we decided to do just that! Venturing out on our own, creating our own business, and developing our structure was no easy decision to make.  It took 10 seconds of courage, time away from our family to bring our ideas to life, and a whole lot of hard work.  Starting a business and growing it has been such an amazing learning experience that we have enjoyed; even the bumpy road along the way.

 We are so lucky to have the support of our spouses, families, and professional team.  If it wasn't for the push to create something new, we would not have had the strength to turn our dream into a reality.

Proud as a Paragon

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We designed a mission, vision, and values for our company.  We are proud to have created 40 jobs for our community for individuals who join us in our quest to provide quality healthcare services.

Today, we are honored to say, just like the phoenix rising up from the ashes, a new Autism & Mental Health provider has arisen.  

We see ourselves as just people wanting to help people.

Philosophy of Creation


We have arisen with a simple philosophy: to create something better.  We promise to do better by our clients and our employees.  We believe everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.

Our beginnings tell the story of our philosophy of care.  We truly care about our community and the people we serve.  

We Welcome You


We hope to welcome you to join us in this endeavor, as an employee, client, or community network member.  

A New You


Whether you are an employee, client, family member, or community networker, a better you starts at Paragon!