Boarding Schools Help With Teens That Run Away From Home

Boarding Schools Help With Teens That Run Away From Home

There is nothing like the panic-filled rush of adrenaline when a parent goes to check on their teenager during the night, only to find that their teen is missing. Or the parent who waits for their teen to return home from school, only to see the hours tick by until it is clear—their teen isn’t[...]

What You Can Do If Your Teen Refuses To Go To School

What You Can Do If Your Teen Refuses To Go To School

It is one thing to have a seven-year-old declare that they won’t go to school. Their refusal can be a little cute, especially if you can still easily pick them up and load them into the car. But when it is your teen refusing to go to school, things are a bit more serious. If[...]

My Son Is A Chronic Liar. What Can I Do?

My Son Is A Chronic Liar - What Can I Do

Being lied to by your child is frustrating. Whether the lies are obvious or you catch them later, feeling betrayed, frustrated, upset, angry, and hurt is natural. Like most parents catching their teenage sons in a lie, you likely have had many talks and consequences for the lies, yet the lies persist. As we work[...]

How Therapeutic Boarding Schools Treat Teenage Apathy

How Therapeutic Boarding Schools Treat Teenage Apathy

Most parents of teens have heard their teens express things like, “Whatever, nothing really matters,” or “I don’t care” at some time or another. But when that apathetic attitude is the constant response, it is time for parents to intervene. Sometimes, a simple redirection of attention or a reduction in the burdens your teen is[...]

Family Participation in a Strong Aftercare Plan Following Therapeutic Treatment

Family Participation in a Strong Aftercare Plan Following Therapeutic Treatment

Having your teen come home after a stay in therapeutic treatment can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Most residential treatment programs for troubled teens require at least a six-month stay, which means your teen has been away from home for a good amount of time. Yet, as exciting as it can be to have your[...]

I Don’t Feel Like Boot Camp Is The Answer, So What Can I Do For My Son?

Residential Treatment for Teen Boys

There is a certain amount of pop culture surrounding the myth that all a troubled teen boy needs is to attend a boot camp or military school to get him back in line. Problem is, the images portrayed in various TV shows and movies are far from reality. For instance, most military schools are considered[...]

Combine Therapy And Military Discipline At Residential Treatment Centers

If you feel your troubled teen would benefit from a program which combines both therapy and greater discipline, then you should be considering sending them to a residential treatment center. Why Combine Therapy And Military-Style Discipline At a residential treatment center, teens can benefit from the immersive therapeutic environment with the supporting structure of military-style[...]

Finding Success This Christmas At A Residential Treatment Center For Teens


Most parents would say, the greatest gift they could ever receive is knowing their children are happy, healthy, and doing well in life. But for parents of a troubled teen, this gift can seem impossible to reach. If you are a parent of a struggling teenager who has not been able to improve themselves no[...]

Holistic Healing For Youth In Residential Treatment Centers

Residential Treatment Centers

There are many treatment options for struggling teens, from family therapy to stricter home discipline and structure. For those troubled teens who have gone through many interventions and treatments with no positive, permanent changes made, it may be time to investigate holistic healing at a residential treatment center for troubled teens. Why Focus On Holistic[...]

REBT At A Therapeutic Boarding School

Therapeutic Boarding School

There are many therapeutic practices utilized at a therapeutic boarding school. One helpful practice that may not be commonly known is Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). What Is REBT A type of cognitive behavioral therapy developed by Abert Ellis, REBT is implemented to help people break through irrational emotionally-tied beliefs. An example of this kind[...]