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where to send a defiant teenager
Where to Send a Defiant Teenager: Why Residential Treatment Works 6016 4016 srtc_admin

Where to Send a Defiant Teenager: Why Residential Treatment Works

The teenage years are tough. Sometimes as a parent it can feel like you are in a constant power struggle with your teen. Hormonal changes can result in occasional defiant…

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childhood PTSD
Study Shows Childhood PTSD Caused When Children Ruminate Over Trauma 4096 2732 srtc_admin

Study Shows Childhood PTSD Caused When Children Ruminate Over Trauma

Children with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may face challenges from many different angles. You are not expected to know everything about PTSD. However, educating yourself on its breadth of…

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disordered eating
Are your daughter’s eating habits scary? Spotting disordered eating in teens 2560 1922 Solstice RTC

Are your daughter’s eating habits scary? Spotting disordered eating in teens

Is your teen constantly on a new diet? Is they always looking for a new way to cut carbs and lose a few pounds? Sometimes, trying to eat healthier is…

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Chronic Stress in Teens: More Likely In Girls and assigned female at birth – girls and assigned female at birth After Trauma 1280 853 Solstice RTC

Chronic Stress in Teens: More Likely In Girls and assigned female at birth – girls and assigned female at birth After Trauma

As children grow into adults, it’s important to learn how to cope with adversity–it’s actually an essential skill to living a happy, healthy life. When something stressful happens, our body…

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blame and shame in relationships
How to Navigate Family Conflict Without Blame 2560 1437 srtc_admin

How to Navigate Family Conflict Without Blame

Conflict happens in every family. And while it is completely normal, it is important to deal with conflict in a healthy way. If you find that your conversations around family…

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building self esteem
Building Self Esteem In A World That Wants To Tear It Down 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Building Self Esteem In A World That Wants To Tear It Down

Turn on the TV. Open a magazine. What do you see? A thin, “flawless,” photoshopped person on every channel or page. Girls and assigned female at birth – girls and assigned…

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treatment for childhood trauma
Treatment for Childhood Trauma: Taking The Next Steps 4608 3456 srtc_admin

Treatment for Childhood Trauma: Taking The Next Steps

Did you know that “trauma” effects majority of children at some point in their lives? Studies show that 60 percent of children were exposed to trauma at least once during…

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trauma focused cbt
Beating Trauma with Trauma Focused CBT 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Beating Trauma with Trauma Focused CBT

Trauma is a part of life. It comes in many different shapes and sizes, from national tragedies to personal hardships – and, whatever the cause, can leave a trail of…

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family relationships and depression
Close Family Relationships Protect Against Depression 1707 2560 srtc_admin

Close Family Relationships Protect Against Depression

We know that social support can be a buffer against feeling overwhelmed by stress and experiencing symptoms of depression. While we typically think of social support as having a close…

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teen substance use issues
I’m Worried That My Teen Child Is Drinking. What Should I Do? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

I’m Worried That My Teen Child Is Drinking. What Should I Do?

We know that teenagers are not exactly averse to taking risks. They begin to prioritize peer relationships and are terrified being left out. An article from Psychology Today explains, “……

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trauma focused therapy for teens
The Therapy that Works: Trauma Focused Therapy for Teens 4993 3688 srtc_admin

The Therapy that Works: Trauma Focused Therapy for Teens

Trauma-focused therapy is a distinct approach to general therapy. It distinguishes and underlines the understanding of how a traumatic experience can impact a child’s mental, behavioral, and physical well-being. Sessions…

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teen body image
Tips to Promote Positive Teen Body Image 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Tips to Promote Positive Teen Body Image

According to the NYC Girl’s Project, as early as middle school 40 to 70 percent of girls and assigned female at birth dislike at least two parts of their bodies.…

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