If Your Troubled Teen Is Self Harming, Read This

By Greenbrier Academy / May 16, 2019

  Nothing can strike fear in a parent like finding out your child is engaging in self injury/self harm. If you have a troubled teen that is self harming, there are things you can do to keep them safe and help them through this difficult time. Oftentimes self harm is a cry for help and…

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Enrolling Your Troubled Teen In Therapeutic Boarding School: What to Expect

By Greenbrier Academy / May 13, 2019

  Enrolling your daughter at a therapeutic boarding school is probably one of the most difficult decisions you will ever make. The thought of sending your troubled teen away to a therapeutic boarding school for girls to get closer is paradoxical, and you’ve worked hard to do your due diligence to ensure that the placement…

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A Formula for Therapy: Words of Wisdom from Clinical Director Mike Beswick, LICSW, BCD

By Greenbrier Academy / January 14, 2019

  These are exciting times for the mental health field as neuroscience is rapidly evolving to help guide therapeutic interventions. As our understanding of brain development and how such things as trauma impact the entire central nervous system expands, treatment modalities can be developed that more effectively target problematic behaviors. I recently read an article…

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5 Healthy Ways to Engage Your Teen

By Greenbrier Academy / December 2, 2017

Adolescence can be hard on teenagers, but just as difficult on parents as well. You may not know what to say to capture her attention or how to act when she pushes the boundaries. Some parents have more to deal with than others, too. Troubled teens suffering from anxiety, PTSD, depression, or trauma often react…

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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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