RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER FOR TROUBLED TEENAGE BOYS

Understanding Teen Avoidance Behavior

Understanding Teen Avoidance Behavior

Everyone has fears and things that cause them anxiety, and teenagers are no exception. Most of us learn to live with our fears and effectively manage our anxiety without allowing these issues to cripple us. However, some teens may need more help than simply growing older and gaining experience can provide. Whether due to trauma,[...]

Consider Alternative Schools For Behavior Problems

Consider Alternative Schools For Behavior Problems

While the average student of the public school system may get through without an issue, teens with behavioral issues may find little success. Rather than face more calls from teachers and principals to discuss your teen’s poor behavior, it may be time to consider alternative schools for your teenager. Now, we don’t mean an alternative[...]

Therapy Hasn’t Worked For My Son, So Why Will A Therapeutic Boarding School?

Therapy Hasn't Worked For My Son, So Why Will A Therapeutic Boarding School?

Parents can often feel frustrated—and a little hopeless—when therapy “fails” to help correct the issues their teenage sons are experiencing. However, there can be a number of reasons why traditional talk therapy hasn’t been able to help troubled teen boys break out of their poor behaviors. For one thing, a therapy session is once a[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

4 Ways Families Benefit When Teens Attend A Therapeutic Boarding School

Therapeutic Boarding School

It is easy to see how a troubled teen can benefit from attending a therapeutic boarding school. The teen will receive concentrated therapeutic help as the school also helps the teen progress academically, physically, and developmentally. While your troubled teen receives all these advantages, your family will also experience 4 specific benefits from your teenager’s[...]