Programs for Oppositional Defiance Disorder: A Unique Approach

By Greenbrier Academy / March 28, 2019

Parenting a teenager who’s defiant or disrespectful can be frustrating. While there are ways to respond to a disrespectful teen, we’ve found that their environment and peer culture play a significant role in teenage defiance. At Greenbrier, we’re a therapeutic boarding school that treats Oppositional Defiant Disorder through a unique approach. When looking for defiant…

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Best Therapeutic Activities for Youth

By Greenbrier Academy / March 26, 2019

Understandably, teen mental health has taken a negative turn over the years. With social media, negative peer pressure, and high expectations to perform and conform, the real world is bombarding our youth’s mental health and they’re struggling to cope. The rate of youth experiencing a mental health condition continues to rise. The rate of youth with…

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Parenting a Teenager: Tips at Every Stage

By Greenbrier Academy / March 22, 2019

As tweens begin their teenage years, it’s important that parenting a teenager involves playing an active role in their lives. As a parent, you’re probably thinking your teenager wants absolutely nothing to do with you, but whether that’s apparent or not, research shows that it’s important to stay tuned in. While no parent is perfect,…

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Positive Peer Support At a Therapeutic Boarding School for Girls

By Greenbrier Academy / March 20, 2019

Positive peer support comes in all different, shapes, sizes and forms. It can come directly from a person or a group of people, through the Internet, via social media networks, in school, on sports fields and in self esteem programs. As most would agree, even the smallest form of positive peer support can be life…

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