Student Profile

Integrating Art Therapy into Solstice’s Academic Curriculum

By | September 19th, 2019|Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

Teens who are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges have a hard time finding appropriate ways to express themselves. They often feel inadequate and isolated from the world around them when they can’t express how they feel. As [...]

Facts About Your Depressed Teenage Daughter

By | May 29th, 2019|Depression, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

The onset of depression occurs differently based on the individual. A new study even suggests that males and females develop depression differently. Depression is often characterized by low mood, loss of interest and pleasure, and major changes to [...]

Risky Teen Behaviors: Differences Between Positive and Negative Risks

By | January 18th, 2019|Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues, Uncategorized|

The teenage years are the years in which one develops the desire to fit in. This desire may come with a high cost. During the adolescent years, opportunity and risk seem all the more appealing. A maturational imbalance [...]

Beating Trauma with Trauma Focused CBT

By | March 22nd, 2016|Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues, Trauma|

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 pain in its wake. Trauma knows no age [...]

Putting the Pieces Back Together: Helping Your Daughter through the Effects of Trauma in Teens

By | March 15th, 2016|Mental Health, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues, Trauma|

As far as adults are concerned, childhood is the best time of a person’s life. Unfortunately, for a large number of teens, that is not the case. For some, the culprit is simply puberty. For up to 43% [...]

Building Confidence: Fun Self Esteem Activities for Teens

By | March 4th, 2016|Mental Health, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

In today’s electronic-centered world, teens encounter one impossible standard after another. What’s worse, while back in the day there was simple reflection time without the intrusion of a screen, today the constant bombardment of information is seemingly inescapable. [...]

Instant Gratification Times 1000: Teaching Your Teen Impulse Control

By | February 29th, 2016|Mental Health, Pressure, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

Sometimes it seems that teens have the impulse control of a, well, teenager. One moment, they seem like rational human beings and then they do something so incredibly reckless, you cannot help but wonder what they were thinking. [...]

Words Louder Than Actions: Dealing with a Nonverbal Learning Disorder

By | February 29th, 2016|Learning Disorders, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

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 (yet) about whether or not the statement is [...]

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

By | February 11th, 2016|Mental Health, Pressure, Student Profile|

Is your teen constantly on a new diet? Is she always looking for a new way to cut carbs and lose a few pounds? Sometimes, trying to eat healthier is a good thing. However, if your teen is [...]

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

By | February 11th, 2016|Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

We’ve all heard the 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 is an environment specifically geared toward giving your child a safe [...]