4 Ways International Service Can Help With Academic Success

By Greenbrier Academy / February 18, 2019

  “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” If your daughter is suffering from mental health problems like anxiety, depression, or emotional trauma, you’ve no doubt noticed a significant effect on her life and her interactions with family members and friends. Mental health problems can have serious…

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Clinical Director Mike Beswick On Greenbrier Academy’s Therapeutic Philosophy

By Greenbrier Academy / February 11, 2019

Interventions and relations at Greenbrier are guided by the model’s philosophy of Strong Relationality. The following concepts represent core elements of our therapeutic orientation. I probably incorporate all of these statements into my conversations on at least a weekly basis. Review these statements and see how many you recognize in your own life and with…

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Signs of Use, Abuse and Addiction in Your Teenager

By Greenbrier Academy / January 10, 2019

As a parent, you want to believe the best of your child. However, if you’ve noticed some changes in your daughter’s behavior, attitude, physical appearance or social group, you may wonder if you should be concerned. This is perfectly normal, and this concern could, in fact, save your daughter’s life. Physical, emotional, behavioral and social…

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5 Things That Can Reduce the Risk of Drug Addiction in Your Teenager

By Greenbrier Academy / January 7, 2019

Drugabuse.gov states that in 2013, approximately 24.6 million Americans over the age of 11 used illegal drugs. While your teenager may not seem like the type to use drugs, drug use is a problem that isn’t restricted to class, social standing or age. Marijuana is a big problem throughout the United States, with 22.7 percent…

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5 Ways a Therapeutic Boarding School Improves Academic Success for Anxious Teens

By Greenbrier Academy / December 13, 2018

  If your daughter is suffering from mental health problems, anxiety, or behavioral issues, you’ve no doubt noticed a significant effect on her life and her interactions with family members and friends. According to a study published by the National Institutes of Health, these issues can also play a role in her academic success. While…

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Support your daughter to transform from an angry teenager into a compassionate student leader.

By Greenbrier Academy / December 6, 2018

Adolescence can be a tough and confusing time for teens. They often feel trapped between their childhood and becoming an adult. It’s a time of exploration, and sometimes that means testing boundaries. They’re beginning to develop more serious relationships with others, learning to drive and making decisions about what they want to do with the…

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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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