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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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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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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5 Signs Your Teen’s Therapist Isn’t Working for Her

By Greenbrier Academy / November 29, 2017

As a parent, you only want what’s best for your child. When you see them hurting, rebelling or suffering from past trauma, your first steps may be to get them help through a professional therapist near your home. In some cases, being able to talk things out with someone new can help. The therapist may…

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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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Your Teen and Anxiety: Does a Diagnosis Mean Forever?

By Greenbrier Academy / March 12, 2017

Approximately one in every five teens throughout the US has been diagnosed with some type of psychiatric disorder. Anxiety and panic disorders are among the most common. In fact, about 25.1 percent of teens will experience an anxiety disorder between the ages of 13 and 18. If your daughter is suffering from an anxiety disorder,…

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