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Four Reasons Adoption May Have Been Traumatic for Your Teen

By Greenbrier Academy / January 1, 2018

  Adoption is a wonderful thing, a path, a choice that isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s only the special that reach out to a child and say, “You are mine. I may not have given birth to you, but you are my daughter, my love, forever.” It takes someone special to invite someone…

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Through a Divorce

By Greenbrier Academy / December 29, 2017

The teen years aren’t easy. In fact, it’s challenging for any teen to deal with the physical and mental changes associated with adolescence. When you factor in a trauma like separation or divorce, the teenage years can become even harder to deal with. Can your teen survive this type of change and emerge from it…

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Emotional Support for Trauma Victims: The Benefits of Canine Rescue

By Greenbrier Academy / November 10, 2017

At Greenbrier Academy, we offer many different types of therapeutic programs that help our girls with various issues, including ADHD, depression, anxiety and trauma. Some programs, while intensely therapeutic, don’t appear to be immediately. Consider our canine rescue program, for instance. With this program, the girls rescue dogs from local shelters and rescue centers. The…

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Three Trauma Points Your Teenage Daughter May Be Suffering From

By Greenbrier Academy / March 19, 2017

  As a parent you may think you can help your daughter overcome certain moments of her life with a long conversation and hug. There are certain trauma points that hit much harder than others and can leave a lasting mark. At Greenbrier Academy, we have seen that many mental health issues stem from past relational experiences with…

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