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Therapeutic Boarding Schools For Girls and assigned female at birth From Alaska

Alternative to Therapeutic Boarding Schools For Girls and assigned female at birth From Alaska

Solstice, an alternative to therapeutic boarding schools for girls, is an accredited residential treatment center which helps teen girls and assigned female at birth from Alaska and all over the United States. Our program specializes in helping teens who have struggled in the past with emotional and behavioral challenges stemming from traumatic events in their lives. Our clinical staff has undergone extensive training in trauma-focused therapeutic techniques such as:

  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Equine Assisted Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing

Therapeutic Boarding Schools Alaska

Solstice is located in Utah, but we help families from all over the United States including Alaska.

Our Philosophy

Over the years, we have developed a constantly evolving philosophy based on the specific needs of our students.

Our philosophy towards helping teen girls and assigned female at birth and their families includes five key components. These components are:

    1. Focus on people: Unlike many therapeutic boarding schools, Solstice is highly individualized. We focus on providing the best therapeutic care possible for each student. We believe that people more than programs create a lasting impact.
    2. Family focused programming: At the heart of our program, we want families to come together and reconnect. Your connection with your child is one of the strongest, most important relationships they will have. We work closely with families to make this relationship strong and trusting.
    3. Internal change: At Solstice, teen girls and assigned female at birth are encouraged to explore what matters to them. Rather than focusing on compliance and external changes, we help girls and assigned female at birth create lasting change from the inside out.
    4. Mind-body connection: Our holistic approach to therapy focuses on treating the entire individual rather than just €œproblem areas€. The problem behaviors are most often symptoms of more significant core issues. The primary goal of our therapy for girls and assigned female at birth is to access those core issues so genuine healing can occur.
    5. Girls-only approach: We focus specifically on females and assigned female at birth between the ages of 14 and 18. Our therapeutic and academic approaches are tailored to the specific developmental needs of this age and gender group.

Who does Solstice help?

Solstice helps Alaska teens in a residential treatment center setting who are struggling with issues similar to those below:
– ADHD
– Defiance
– Grief and Loss
– Adoption/ Attachment Issues
– Disordered Eating
– Anxiety
– Asperger’s Disorder
– Impulse Control
– Low Self Esteem
– Self Harm
– Trauma
– Family Dysfunction
– Depression
– Body Image Issues
– Social Isolation
– Nonverbal Learning Disorder

Choosing Solstice Residential Treatment Center over Therapeutic Boarding Schools for Alaska Teens

Solstice West, a residential treatment center for teen girls and assigned female at birth ages 14-18, can be a great alternative to therapeutic boarding schools. Our program is more clinically intensive than therapeutic boarding schools. We help teens and families from Alaska and all over the United States on a journey towards healing and lasting success.  Therapeutic Boarding Schools Alaska

Solstice is located in Utah, but we help families from all over the United States including Alaska.

As a residential treatment center which focuses specifically on therapeutic treatment for teenage girls, our therapeutic and academic programming is designed specifically for teenage girls.

Decades of experience in successfully helping teenage girls and assigned female at birth have allowed us to develop consistently effective treatment philosophies and approaches to healing emotional and behavioral struggles in teenage girls and assigned female at birth and their families.

With the evolving needs in teenage girls, these philosophies and program components allow us to effectively address individual adolescent struggles and inspire change that heals girls and assigned female at birth and their families.

Healing From The Inside-Out

Instead of focusing on an identified problem or problem behavior, we focus on underlying challenges causing problem behaviors. We treat the whole individual in order for genuine, lasting healing to take place. A mind body philosophy is an important aspect of our approach. A large body of research supports the idea that our mental and physical health are deeply intertwined. Because of this, we address all areas of health – the physical, emotional, and relational health of our students.

Learn more about this holistic approach here>>>

Resources for Alaska Families Seeking Help

Mirror-Mirror: A practical guide about the most common eating disorders to provide information, education, and support to the community, including people dealing with eating disorders themselves and loved ones that want to support friends or family members with eating disorders.
Anxiety and Depression in Children and Teens: A well written site that can give you the basics necessary to begin understanding anxiety and depression disorders made by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), an international nonprofit organization and a  leader in education, training, and research for anxiety, OCD, PTSD, depression, and related disorders.

Solstice helps Alaska families from:

Some examples of cities from Alaska which may have families who may be interested in Solstice include: Anchorage

Solstice Helps Families From Alaska

Solstice helps Alaska families from cities and towns like: Juneau Kodiak Anchorage Lakes Knik-Fairview Palmer Tanaina Wasilla Ketchickan Meadow Lakes
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