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5 Ways to Help Your Child Through a Divorce

By Greenbrier Academy / December 29, 2017

The teen years aren’t easy. In fact, it’s challenging for any teen to deal with the physical and mental changes associated with adolescence. When you factor in a trauma like separation or divorce, the teenage years can become even harder to deal with. Can your teen survive this type of change and emerge from it…

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Three Ways Greenbrier Encourages a Positive Work Ethic

By Greenbrier Academy / December 22, 2017

According to the Boston University Center for Career Development, a good work ethic can help your daughter, both now and in the future. It’s about more than just working hard. It’s about learning how to be dependable, how to hold a positive mindset, how to act and dress professionally, and how to adapt easily to…

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How to Stay Involved in Your Teen’s Life at Therapeutic Boarding School

By Greenbrier Academy / December 18, 2017

Making the decision to enroll your daughter with Greenbrier Academy, girl’s private boarding school, is a positive decision that will bring real change to her life, especially if she is struggling with issues like depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD or trauma. It also means time spent away from your daughter, which both of you will need…

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Greenbrier Academy’s Cat Rescue Program: The Value of Compassion

By Greenbrier Academy / December 17, 2017

While many people think of dogs as emotional support animals, cats are quickly becoming the go-to choice for individuals with anxiety, depression, PTSD and other mental health challenges. Felines not only help keep people company and prevent them from feeling alone or lonely, they also boost serotonin production in the brain, which greatly improves mood.…

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What Every Parent Should Know About Food Addiction

By Greenbrier Academy / December 5, 2017

Food addiction is a real thing, and there are many studies available that show that certain types of foods, such as those containing high amounts of salt, fat or sugar do trigger the brain, causing it to produce dopamine, a neurotransmitter that makes you feel happy and calm. This result can quickly become a physical…

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5 Healthy Ways to Engage Your Teen

By Greenbrier Academy / December 2, 2017

Adolescence can be hard on teenagers, but just as difficult on parents as well. You may not know what to say to capture her attention or how to act when she pushes the boundaries. Some parents have more to deal with than others, too. Troubled teens suffering from anxiety, PTSD, depression, or trauma often react…

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