7 Damaging Words you Should Never Say to Your Teenager

By Greenbrier Academy / February 26, 2017

Adolescence is a time of independence. It’s a time when your teenager breaks free of her childhood and may begin to resist your influence in her life. Regardless of the behavior she is currently displaying, your daughter needs your support, encouragement and guidance. According to Psychology Today, parents influence their teens through instruction, by example,…

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5 Benefits of a Therapeutic Boarding School

By Greenbrier Academy / February 23, 2017

While a traditional boarding school is often an ideal solution for students who need to be challenged academically or need structure to keep them on track, Greenbrier Academy’s therapeutic boarding school provides additional benefits. Greenbrier Academy for Girls is a residential facility created to provide help for troubled teens. Like traditional boarding schools, we provide housing and academics,…

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Are Your Daughter’s Grades Slipping? How to Encourage Her Education

By Greenbrier Academy / February 16, 2017

Your daughter’s education is a vital first step toward her success in life. Academic health helps with self esteem and also shows dedication, commitment and the ability to follow through. A big part of high school life is learning to balance studies with extracurricular activities, interests and a social life. But what if your daughter’s…

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Unhealthy Privacy: Is Your Teenager Isolating?

By Greenbrier Academy / February 7, 2017

Teenagers are social by nature, especially with their peers. The teenage years are also a time of growing independence. Your teenage daughter may assert this independence by spending more time by herself when she’s at home and asking others to respect her privacy by knocking before they enter her room. This is normal and does not necessarily mean…

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I Think my Daughter has an Eating Disorder: 10 Signs

By Greenbrier Academy / February 5, 2017

Eating disorders are complex and potentially life-threatening conditions that affect an individual’s health and relationships. According to NationalEatingDisorders.org, approximately 20 million women in the United States suffer from a type of eating disorder. These disorders often begin early on in life with concerns about body shape and weight. In fact, approximately 40 to 60 percent…

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Rescue Them, Rescue Yourself: The Many Health Benefits of Animal Rescue

By Greenbrier Academy / February 3, 2017

Each year, thousands of pets can be found in animal shelters across the country. With the help of your daughter, Greenbrier Academy continues to make a significant dent in that number. Our boarding school offers a canine rescue program, a tangible practice of altruism and a lifesaving gift for pets that have been abandoned by their previous…

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