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Adventure and Self-Discovery 1200 800 The Solstice Team

Adventure and Self-Discovery

Michael Sanders – Adventure Director Michael Sanders, Adventure Director here at Solstice, was recently interviewed on our approach to adventure therapy. We wanted to share with you some key takeaways…

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Our Executive Director’s Clinical Acumen 1000 362 The Solstice Team

Our Executive Director’s Clinical Acumen

At Solstice West, we believe there is particular strength in leadership when it is coupled with deep clinical expertise and interdisciplinary collaboration. In fact, it is the driving force behind…

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Staff Spotlight: Blake 1600 918 The Solstice Team

Staff Spotlight: Blake

“I’ve worked in the therapeutic field for over 30 years, and I love that at Solstice, we work so intentionally with families. You see incredible results.” —Blake Taylor MCoun, CMHC…

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Welcoming Our Academic Director 1000 362 The Solstice Team

Welcoming Our Academic Director

We’re excited to announce Jamie Murphy as Academic Director of Solstice RTC! We are thrilled to announce that Jamie Murphy is returning to the role of Academic Director, bringing her…

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Clinical Philosophy 1500 780 TJ Rowden

Clinical Philosophy

Our philosophy at Solstice West asks students and their families to be the architects, and the recipients, of their own profound success stories. It’s a mindset that permeates our entire…

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The Benefits of Residential Life for Teen Girls
Embracing Growth and Empowerment: The Benefits of Residential Life for Teen Girls 1200 800 Jane Peterson

Embracing Growth and Empowerment: The Benefits of Residential Life for Teen Girls

Solstice West is proud to be a beacon of hope for families seeking care and support for their teens. As a leading residential treatment center, we understand the unique challenges…

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love learning - Solstice RTC
How to Help Your Child Love Learning Again 2560 1707 Angela Johnson

How to Help Your Child Love Learning Again

In today’s fast-paced world, fostering a love for learning in your teenage child can be challenging, especially if they are going through a difficult time. However, instilling a passion for…

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Jane Peterson
Spotlight on Jane Peterson MSW, LCSW, and Her Recent Promotion to Executive Director 2560 2560 The Solstice Team

Spotlight on Jane Peterson MSW, LCSW, and Her Recent Promotion to Executive Director

Solstice West had the honor of promoting Clinical Director Jane Peterson MSW, LCSW, to the position of Executive Director in early 2023. Jane stepped into this role with a focus…

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nonverbal learning disorder
Words Louder Than Actions: Dealing with a Nonverbal Learning Disorder 2560 1707 The Solstice Team

Words Louder Than Actions: Dealing with a Nonverbal Learning Disorder

Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Nonverbal Learning Disorder may simply be three types of an overarching issue, some scientists say. While there is no agreement in the scientific community…

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mental health days
Should High Schoolers Have Mental Health Days in School? 2560 1943 The Solstice Team

Should High Schoolers Have Mental Health Days in School?

High schoolers face a lot of stress outside the classroom that can impact their ability to stay present in class. Mental health issues among teens have skyrocketed in the past…

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Out of Control Teenager
Out of Control Teenager: What to Do to Gain Control Back 0 0 The Solstice Team

Out of Control Teenager: What to Do to Gain Control Back

Parenting a teenager can often feel like a power struggle. Adolescence is a time in one’s life filled with hormonal changes, the pressure to fit in, and discover who one…

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residential treatment center for girls
Why Send Your Child to a Residential Treatment Center for Girls? 2560 1829 The Solstice Team

Why Send Your Child to a Residential Treatment Center for Girls?

We’ve all heard horror stories. Military-style boot camps. “Scared Straight” programs. But this couldn’t be farther from the truth. In reality, a residential treatment center for girls and assigned female at…

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