Why Equine Therapy Helps Troubled Teen Girls

By Greenbrier Academy / April 25, 2019

When students at Greenbrier Academy fall in love with our horses, it rekindles their sense of purpose and belonging in the world.  If you’re worried about a troubled teen girl who struggles to reflect on her nonverbal communication with others or develop emotional awareness of herself and others around her, you are in the right…

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Top Ten Therapeutic Activities for Troubled Youth

By Greenbrier Academy / April 15, 2019

Let’s be honest. When your child becomes a teenager, you might have moments when you want to pull your hair out. Maybe your teenager has developed some behaviors that concern you. Don’t worry, there are therapeutic activities for youth to get your teen’s life back on a positive path. No matter how challenging this developmental…

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How to Determine the Right Therapy for Your Struggling Teen

By Greenbrier Academy / November 19, 2018

If your teenage daughter is currently dealing with… family conflict rebellion addiction depression or anxiety risky behavior patterns self esteem issues Then therapy may help her overcome these symptoms. Choosing the right type of therapy is vital for genuine, lasting progress. Unlike other therapeutic boarding schools (or schools for troubled teens), Greenbrier Academy’s focus is helping…

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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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Is Your Daughter Struggling With an Eating Disorder? 5 Types of Therapies That Can Help

By Greenbrier Academy / March 25, 2018

  Eating disorders are a concern every parent hopes they don’t have to deal with while they are raising a family. Unfortunately, statistics show that 2.7 percent of teens between the ages of 13 and 18 have an eating disorder. Approximately 50 percent of girls report using some type of unhealthy behavior to control their…

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Breakthrough in Equine Therapy for Troubled Teens: HEAL Therapy Model

By Greenbrier Academy / February 16, 2018

Some horses will test you. Some will teach you. And some will bring out the BEST in you. Unknown Many of us grew up with an interest in horses. There is something about their powerful stature and knowing eyes make them a special kind of animal. At Greenbrier, we’ve learned just how special they really…

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What is a Therapeutic Boarding School?

By Greenbrier Academy / October 10, 2017

  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 school typically focuses on preparing a student for college. It offers a strict and more challenging curriculum, as well as plenty of extracurriculars that will help make…

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Determining the Right Therapy for Your Child’s Needs

By Greenbrier Academy / July 18, 2017

If your daughter is currently dealing with family conflict, rebellion, addiction, depression or anxiety, therapy may help her overcome these symptoms. Choosing the right type of therapy is vital for real and lasting progress. Unlike other therapeutic boarding schools (or schools for troubled teens), Greenbrier Academy’s focus is helping your daughter create quality relationships with staff,…

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Horses And Healing…What is the Connection?

By Greenbrier Academy / April 5, 2017

  For thousands of years, people have sought to have a relationship with their horses. Riding them is exhilarating, of course, but these gentle giants have some more remarkable to offer us, and many individuals have discovered more about this over the years. During the last few decades, equine assisted therapy has become a popular…

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