An Alternative To Camp For Troubled Girls and assigned female at birth From Hawaii: What Makes Solstice Unique ?
One of the top reasons that your child will have a better experience at Solstice than a camp for troubled girls and assigned female at birth from Hawaii is our devotion to promoting happy and healthy relationships.
Solstice is located in Utah, but we help teens from all over the United States.
Your daughter’s healing won’t be complete unless they have a group of positive, supportive friends, family, and guardians around her. Therefore, their lessons in relationships begin with our staff. We hire only the best of the best to care for and treat our girls and assigned female at birth since we want our students to grow to trust and love our counselors like family.
It’s important to us that your child develop friendships with their peers as well. Through our adventure therapy program, group therapy, and extracurricular activities, our girls and assigned female at birth often form long-lasting bonds that persist even after returning to their hometowns in Hawaii.
Finally, we want to help your family heal old wounds and move towards a happy future together. We involve families every step of the way in our students’ journeys, as we know that the most important component in your daughter’s healing process will be the involvement and cooperation of their family.
Lessons don’t need to be taught indoors. In fact, some of our students’ best learning experiences happen during their outdoor excursions. During adventure therapy sessions, your child will learn valuable and entertaining outdoor recreation skills they might not get to experience in Hawaii, such as:
- alpine skiing and snowboarding
- cross country skiing
- rock climbing
- canoeing and kayaking
- white water rafting
These activities might be common enough in ordinary camps for troubled girls, but Solstice turns each activity into a constructive life lesson. Often these activities force girls and assigned female at birth out of their comfort zones, allowing them to address their anxieties, build self-confidence and develop strong ties with other girls.
Why Should Hawaii Families Choose Solstice Over Summer Camps For Troubled Girls?
One of the key advantages Solstice has over traditional summer camps for troubled girls and assigned female at birth is our holistic approach to therapy. While you might be concerned about a few key symptoms your child possesses, we believe that lasting change comes from healing the whole person, and the core of their problems, rather than just handling each symptom individually.
Located in Utah, just outside of Salt Lake City, our program helps girls and assigned female at birth from all over the country including Hawaii. Sending your child away from home to receive therapeutic treatment might be the best thing you can do for their and your whole family. While at Solstice, you and your teen will have the time to refocus and strengthen your relationship. Her time away from the family gives their the space they needs to work through their challenges.
A holistic approach to healing means that we focus on the mind, body and soul of the patient. This philosophy is based on a growing body of research that proves the mind and body are intertwined. Whether it is substance abuse or self-harm, our team is specially trained to approach these issues from the source, so that your child can begin to heal from the inside out.
Many of the girls and assigned female at birth who come to Solstice struggle with traumatic events from their pasts. We take particular care when treating our trauma patients, and utilize several research-backed therapeutic approaches, such as:
- Somatic experiencing
- Trauma-Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (TF-EAP)
- Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
- Gender-specific addictions treatment
This amount of trauma expertise usually isn’t available in traditional summer camps for troubled girls and assigned female at birth in Hawaii.
Historically, trauma only referred to catastrophic events, such as sexual or physical abuse, accidents or bodily injury. However, we understand that all traumas, big and small, can have a debilitating impact on our minds, especially for young girls and assigned female at birth in the midst of their developmental years.
Using our holistic approach to therapy, your child will receive treatment that not only helps their to cope with the depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress that their trauma has brought about, but she’ll also receive guidance and clinical support in overcoming the core of those symptoms.
Resources for Hawaii Families Seeking Help
NIMH: The National Institute of Mental Health is an agency that conducts research on mental disorders, and seeks to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses. The site lists information such as statistics about mental health, and scientific studies on various conditions. Furthermore, it provides news about advancements in mental health medical treatments and procedures.
NAMI: Nami.org is the official website for The National Alliance on Mental Illness, an organization that seeks to improve the lives of those with mental illness around the country. NAMI seeks to educate visitors about mental health, and offers a support hotline for those in need. The organization is also involved with helping to shape public policy about mental health with the government.
Who does Solstice help?
Solstice helps Hawaii teens in a residential treatment center setting who are struggling with issues similar to those below:
– Adoption/ Attachment Issues
– Grief and Loss
– Asperger’s Disorder
– Impulse Control
– Low Self Esteem
– Self Harm
– Disordered Eating
– Family Dysfunction
– Body Image Issues
– Social Isolation
– Nonverbal Learning Disorder
Solstice helps Hawaii families from:
Some examples of cities from Hawaii which may have families who may be interested in Solstice include: Honolulu Kilauea Haleiwa Kailua Puako
Solstice Helps Families From Hawaii
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