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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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College Prepared: Solstice Students Earn Higher Scores Across the Board 1280 853 srtc_admin

College Prepared: Solstice Students Earn Higher Scores Across the Board

At Solstice, education is a huge part of our programming. We understand that most of the girls and assigned female at birth that come in our doors are college-bound; therefore,…

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Overcoming Trauma: Could We Actually Remove Memories of Fear? 1280 853 Solstice RTC

Overcoming Trauma: Could We Actually Remove Memories of Fear?

So far, the ability to erase unpleasant memories–like in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind–is only in movies, but research shows that we may be one step closer. The power…

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Solstice 20/20 Episode: How Digital Addiction Is Affecting Teens 1280 954 Solstice RTC

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

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…

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More Than Stretching: Benefits of Yoga Include Lowering Depression 1280 853 Solstice RTC

More Than Stretching: Benefits of Yoga Include Lowering Depression

Yoga–it’s become a huge trend, especially among those who love pumpkin spice lattes and leggings, but new research is showing that it’s much more than a trend. Benefits of yoga…

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trauma sensitive mindfulness
Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Deepening Awareness of Others’ Individual Needs 5774 3243 srtc_admin

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Deepening Awareness of Others’ Individual Needs

David Treleaven, author of “Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for  Safe and Transformative Healing” defines trauma as “any experience stressful enough to leave us feeling helpless, frightened, and profoundly unsure. After such…

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neurofeedback and anxiety
Neurofeedback Useful for Anxiety Treatment 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Neurofeedback Useful for Anxiety Treatment

Teens with anxiety disorders often struggle to determine the root cause of their anxiety when they experience symptoms consistently. In some cases, they may have a hard time differentiating between…

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social anxiety in teens
Shyness or Social Anxiety in Teens? Symptoms and Triggers 1790 2560 Solstice RTC

Shyness or Social Anxiety in Teens? Symptoms and Triggers

Adolescence is filled with new experiences and challenges. Teen girls are going through physical and emotional changes and puberty starts and social dynamics begin to shift. With all these changes,…

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benefits of yoga for young girls
The Mind-Body Connection: Benefits of Yoga for Teen Girls 2560 1920 Solstice RTC

The Mind-Body Connection: Benefits of Yoga for Teen Girls

For some teens, stress can pretty much take over their lives. When this happens, they are at a greater risk for developing serious mental health issues like depression and anxiety.…

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Too Much to Handle Alone: Where to Send a Defiant Teenager 1280 853 Solstice RTC

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

If you’ve been struggling with your child to the point of it disrupting their daily life, you may be thinking, “I have no clue where to send a defiant teenager.”…

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substance abuse in girls
The Link Between Disordered Eating and Substance Use in Girls 1707 2560 srtc_admin

The Link Between Disordered Eating and Substance Use in Girls

Many girls and assigned female at birth who struggle with substance use, particularly alcohol use, often struggle with disordered eating. Both issues are related to attempts to control what they…

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effects of social media
How Does Social Media Effect Body Image in Teen Girls? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

How Does Social Media Effect Body Image in Teen Girls?

Body image struggles are not a new problem for teen girls. Eating disorders are a subject covered in most high school health classes and many people can remember a time…

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