Archives for December 2014

What is a Residential Treatment Center?

Residential treatment centers are facilities designed to provide full time, intensive help for youth with behavioral and emotional problems. Issues such as anger, aggression, depression, anxiety, substance abuse and mental disorders can keep teens from being able to effectively cope in day to day life. Residents receive 24 hour care and monitoring and are immersed Read more..

What Treatment To Expect At A Residential Treatment Center

Residential treatment centers are full time facilities that provide intensive therapeutic care for severely troubled teens. The immersive environment of these programs allow teens to start over in an environment dedicated to helping them identify their needs and gain the necessary tools to turn their lives around and make positive, lasting changes. Programs such as Read more..

How Sundance Academy Is Different Than Other Therapeutic Boarding Schools

Therapeutic boarding schools are designed to help troubled teens that need outside intervention for common challenges such as depression, anxiety, defiance, substance abuse and other behavioral issues. While many facilities utilize a behavior modification therapy approach, this method only treats the symptoms of the core problem. At Sundance Canyon Academy, we have designed a relationship Read more..

The Sundance Canyon Academy Residential Treatment Center

Sundance Canyon Academy is a licensed, residential treatment program specializing in treating teen boys suffering from emotional and behavioral issues. Our unique program involves a therapeutic and educational approach that addresses common issues like Depression, Anxiety, Substance Abuse, Defiance, Social/Self-Esteem issues and Developmental difficulties. Our program is different than many other schools because we do Read more..

Sundance Canyon Academy’s Therapeutic and Educational Approach

Sundance Canyon Academy is a residential treatment program specializing in helping troubled teen boys overcome the challenges associated with emotional and behavioral issues. Our unique program addresses common issues like Depression, Anxiety, Substance Abuse, Defiance, Social/Self-Esteem issues and Developmental difficulties.We differ from other schools because we do not use behavior modification in our approach to Read more..

How We Treat Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) At Sundance Canyon Academy

What Is It? Reactive Attachment Disorder, commonly referred to as RAD, is a condition that occurs when the bond between a child and his primary caregiver is severely disrupted. During the time from birth to the age of three, children require loving and consistent interaction with a parent for healthy brain development. RAD is often Read more..

How To Choose The Right Therapeutic Boarding School For Your Troubled Teen?

Raising a troubled teenager can be stressful and it is discouraging when nothing you do seems to make any difference. If your troubled teen has not responded to outpatient treatment or disciplinary measures on your part, the next step is usually a full time facility such as a therapeutic boarding school. These programs are designed Read more..

Signs of Reactive Attachment Disorder

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) is sometimes found in children who have experienced a severe disruption in the bonding process between themselves and their primary parent. Trust and attachment are developed within the first five years of life when a child is consistently soothed, comforted and interacted with by a loving caretaker. During this process, they Read more..

Therapeutic Boarding Schools: When They Are Needed For Treating Troubled Teens

Raising a defiant and angry teen can be emotional and exhausting and it can be just as difficult to accept that you need outside intervention in order to help him get back on track. While the idea of temporarily removing your child from the home is intimidating, some teens require the intensive, round the clock Read more..

What Are Therapeutic Boarding Schools?

When your teen is consistently acting out and behaving badly, it can affect the whole family and leave you mentally and physically exhausted. You may feel as though you have tried everything to help your teen get back on the path to health and happiness and it is discouraging when nothing seems to work. When Read more..