Mindfulness Lessons Through Art Therapy for Teens

By | October 18th, 2019|Mental Health, Therapy|

Teens who struggle to express themselves through talk therapy find art therapy to be a powerful tool to help them express their emotions and boost their self-esteem. Many teens are hesitant about the idea of taking art classes [...]

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 [...]

How Emotional Intelligence Can be a Protective Factor for Teens with Emotional Issues

By | September 11th, 2019|Mental Illness, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

While being able to identify negative emotions doesn’t always mean you are able to avoid them, research suggests that teenagers who can describe their negative emotions in details are more resilient when negative emotions arise. Emotional intelligence, or [...]

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 [...]

Overcoming the Power Struggle: Help For A Defiant Teenage Daughter

By | April 23rd, 2019|Defiance, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

Finding help for a defiant teenage daughter can be a difficult process. With hormonal changes, it can feel like a constant power struggle. When your teen is constantly going against you or striking an argument, it is important [...]

Have A Teen Refusing To Go To School? Here’s Some Tips

By | March 29th, 2019|School Issues, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

When your teen refuses to go to school, it can cause a power struggle in your home. You may find yourself in a constant battle with them. Rest assured knowing your teen is not the first teen to [...]

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 [...]

The Critical Components of PTSD Treatment for Girls

By | April 10th, 2017|Therapy, Trauma|

Specifically in residential PTSD treatment for girls, there are many important components needed in order to ensure the best results. It’s not just about the PTSD-specific therapies being offered, it’s also about the setting, staff, and feeling the [...]

Moving Forward at a Residential Treatment Facility for Teen Girls

By | March 28th, 2016|Mental Illness, Therapy|

When your daughter is struggling, it’s hard to know what to do among all the options available. The first try is usually traditional therapy. When this doesn’t result in improvement, many parents are lost on what to do. [...]