Has Your Daughter Shut You Out? How to Start Healthy Conversations

By Greenbrier Academy / October 29, 2018

  Teenage years are a time for identity development. It’s normal and healthy for adolescent youth to start exploring their individuality. As they go through adolescence, they struggle with hormones, growing up and figuring out who they are and where they belong in the world. They might push you away, but, according to Psychology Today,…

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Signs of Bipolar Disorder in Teens

By Greenbrier Academy / October 25, 2018

“I remember the first time I went to the doctor for my bipolar symptoms. I was 18 and experiencing signs of depression and self harm. My parents, unsure of what to do, took me to the family physician. When I tried to explain that I wasn’t always depressed, that sometimes I felt full of energy…

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The Benefits of Mindfulness at an All Girls Therapeutic Boarding School

By Greenbrier Academy / October 22, 2018

Here at the Greenbrier Academy for Girls, we work with many young women who struggle with the weight of poor self-perception, depression, anxiety, and emotional trauma. Our educational philosophy at Greenbrier is unique because we know that if students experience therapeutic breakthroughs in an academic environment, they are more likely to develop positive self perception,…

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Why Greenbrier Academy is a Therapeutic Boarding School for Girls That Puts Family First

By Greenbrier Academy / October 15, 2018

When families are struggling with troubled teens, many families assume that their teen is the driving source of family issues.  As teenage girls grow and develop, they face physical and mental changes that affect how they act and who they become. Life starts changing as they age into their teenage years which often results in…

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Healing the Family While Your Teen is Away at Therapeutic Boarding School

By Greenbrier Academy / October 11, 2018

  Troubled teens often wreak havoc on the world around them, in addition to their own inner selves. While most often unintentional, teens with anger issues, behavioral problems, depression, anxiety, substance abuse issues and academic problems often take focus away from other individuals in the family. Relationships between spouses can suffer. Siblings can feel left…

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What is a Therapeutic Boarding School?

By Greenbrier Academy / October 9, 2018

  Whether you are looking for boarding schools for depression or therapeutic schools for anxiety, one thing is certain. Not all boarding schools are the same. They have different locations, academic structure and sizes. More importantly, boarding schools have different purposes. For instance, a traditional boarding schools’s prominent focus is preparing their students for college.…

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Empowering Your Teenager for True Change

By Greenbrier Academy / October 4, 2018

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, three million teens between the ages of 12 and 17 had a major depressive episode in 2016. The prevalence of major depressive episode was higher among adolescent girls (19.4%) compared to boys (6.4%). Many of these troubled girls may benefits from a boarding school for depression like…

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