Teen Depression Treatment Center: 4 Signs Your Daughter Needs Help

By | June 26th, 2017|Depression, Therapy|

There’s regular sadness and angst--and then there’s depression. Depression is more than an episode of sadness; it causes a continuous feeling of unhappiness and loss of interest. It has the power to affect how you think, feel, and [...]

Too Much to Handle Alone: Where to Send a Defiant Teenager

By | June 19th, 2017|Mental Health, Therapy|

If you’ve been struggling with your daughter to the point of it disrupting her daily life, you may be thinking, “I have no clue where to send a defiant teenager.” You’re not alone. That’s generally what every parent [...]

Solstice 20/20 Episode: How Digital Addiction Is Affecting Teens

By | June 13th, 2017|Technology Use|

If you haven’t heard already, recently there was a Solstice 20/20 episode about how we deal with digital addiction in our program. Our technological advancements have bettered the lives of many, but there’s always some fallout from new [...]

Academic Challenges: How Overcoming Adversity Leads to Success

By | June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

For some students, academic challenges aren’t just struggling to get an A on an exam or passing the SATs—for some, it can seem like an impossible obstacle that can’t be overcome. Students with learning differences, like ADHD, can [...]

Why Instagram Could Be Worse for Your Daughter with Low Self Esteem

By | May 25th, 2017|Self-Esteem, Technology Use|

Social media is embedded in most of our daily lives today, few will dispute that. Adults are known to have at least a Facebook profile, while teens are known to have all the social media accounts under the [...]

Help for Learning Differences: Recognizing the Signs in Your Daughter

By | May 18th, 2017|Learning Disorders|

Knowing whether your daughter needs help for learning differences or not can be a challenge for parents. Many questions swim around in your head: Does she have ADHD or does math just bore her? Does she really hate [...]

A Craving for ‘Likes’: Is It a Social Media Addiction?

By | May 15th, 2017|Technology Use|

There are certain reward centers in the brain that go crazy for things like chocolate or winning money, which explains why people binge on chocolate or continue to gamble even when they’re in debt. These reward centers also [...]

10-Minutes of Mindfulness Meditation Can Improve Anxiety

By | May 8th, 2017|Anxiety, Mental Health|

Anxiety is not uncommon for teenagers. Between friends, exams, homework, extracurriculars, and keeping your GPA up, life can get pretty stressful. Sometimes it gets so stressful that it starts to form unhealthy habits and underlying mental health issues--but [...]

Teen Bullying: ’13 Reasons Why’ Brings Up Important Topics

By | May 1st, 2017|Bullying|

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or are one of the few who don’t have a Netflix subscription, you’ve probably heard of the show 13 Reasons Why. This show covers many topics considered fairly “taboo” in the [...]

Coping with Loss Shows Itself in Different Ways for Teenagers

By | April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Here’s a fact that many parents forget: coping with loss as a teenager is much different than dealing with it as an adult. It’s relatively common to have lost at least one close person in your life or [...]