Underlying Causes of Promiscuity in Teen Girls

By Greenbrier Academy / September 27, 2019

  Are you worried about a teenage girl who’s demonstrating promiscuous behavior? It’s completely normal to worry for her safety and yet not know how to address the situation. Promiscuity is a sensitive subject that many parents may either overreact and lose the trust of their child or ignore the behavior altogether as a way…

Read More

How to Treat Social Media Addiction in Teen Girls

By Greenbrier Academy / September 17, 2019

  The average teenager will check their phone up to 100 times in a day. We know that it’s now a cultural norm to be constantly active on our phones. Teenagers are no exception. When, however, does screen and social media addiction become a real phenomenon? In this article, let’s talk about the impact of…

Read More

3 Ways Social Media Affects Self Esteem in Teen Girls

By Greenbrier Academy / September 10, 2019

  There have been many studies linking excessive social media use to a decline in teen self esteem, demonstrating teen girls as particularly vulnerable. One study correlates depression symptoms with excessive social media use in teen girls. If we are to understand why social media affects self esteem in teenagers, there are three important impacts that…

Read More

Is your teenager addicted to social media?

By Greenbrier Academy / September 3, 2019

  Is your teen really addicted to social media?  Everyone is on their phones these days and while some say there’s no problem with technological development, research is demonstrating there may be problems with social media misuse for teenage development. Let’s talk about some signs of teen dependency on social media, some social media abuse…

Read More

Depression in Teen Girls: Is Social Media to Blame?

By Greenbrier Academy / August 26, 2019

  Depression in teen girls is on the rise in the United States and social media may be playing a role. Until today, teen girls have never had the level of pressure they experience due to the constant exposure created by these apps. How do we protect teenage girls’ self esteem and quality of real…

Read More

The #1 Treatment for Depression in Teen Girls

By Greenbrier Academy / August 19, 2019

  Depression in teen girls is on the rise in the United States. Could it be the booming popularity and consumption of social media? Are teen girls lacking positive, real world connection as the internet becomes their main social outlet? Many research outcomes say the media is certainly playing its part, but in many ways…

Read More

Do Girls with Depression Need Boarding School?

By Greenbrier Academy / August 12, 2019

  In today’s society, it’s difficult for teen girls to feel good about themselves. With the boom in popularity of social media apps, teen girls learn to idolize unrealistic body expectations, to compete with one another in all aspects of beauty and it leaves them feeling empty and lonely. Unfortunately, teen depression is on the…

Read More

Co-Ed vs. Single Sex Education

By Greenbrier Academy / August 5, 2019

  The pros and cons of single sex schools are worth considering. You may have noticed the intense debates online regarding this topic with groups speaking passionately on both sides of the conversation. The advantages and disadvantages of single gender schools can be a matter of opinion and at times, of fact. Let’s take a…

Read More

Get the Facts On All Girls Schools

By Greenbrier Academy / July 17, 2019

  Is your teen daughter struggling? Hanging out with the wrong crowd? Most likely she needs guidance to help her sense of identity and self worth. Today, we want to shed light on the research on all girls schools, and given what you and your family are going through, it would be selfish of us…

Read More

5 Benefits of Single Sex Boarding Schools

By Greenbrier Academy / July 8, 2019

There’s been a lot of conversation about the pros and cons of single sex education. As an all girls boarding school, we think it’s important to weigh in on the conversation for parents who are considering the best option for their child. First and foremost, let’s acknowledge that every teen’s needs are different. That being…

Read More