The Glenholme School

By Esther Beltz  I  Oct 14, 2019

The Glenholme School is an independent, co-educational special needs boarding school for middle school and high school students, ages 10 to 18 at enrollment, and post-graduate/foundation year students, ages 18-21. Glenholme provides a positive and nurturing atmosphere designed to help students become competent, socially and academically through a... Read More

Northwest Academy

By alex.shaw  I  Apr 30, 2017

Northwest Academy provides the people, place and programs that equip students with the knowledge to manage life’s ever-changing and challenging situations. And, we are the only therapeutic boarding school that works solely with juniors and seniors. The next steps for our students are college and the responsibility of... Read More

Wellspring Foundation, Inc.

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

Wellspring is a therapeutic and educational center dedicated to healing through relational approaches – to self, others, creation and Spirit – which touch and bring forth the wellspring of personal being unique to each individual, giving hope to each person and family in our care.This program has not... Read More

Turning Winds

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of Montana, Turning Winds is a residential treatment center (RTC) where teens ages 13 to 18, battling with substance abuse, mental illness or other behavioral problems come and stay for a period of time in order to receive help from the top minds... Read More

Summit Preparatory

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

The program at Summit Preparatory School is designed to prepare students for all facets of life, equally emphasizing both scholastic excellence and personal integrity. Students here can expect to be challenged academically, emotionally, and socially as they progress through the program. However, the nature of this challenge continues... Read More

Glenholme School – Devereux

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

The Glenholme School is an independent, co-educational special needs boarding and day school for young people, ages ten to adult in middle school, high school, postgraduate, transitional living for career development. The positive atmosphere provides guidance for students with special needs to achieve competent social and academic levels.... Read More

Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch is a licensed therapeutic program and boarding school for boys ages 14-17 with serious life-controlling issues or addictions.  The boys experience clinical therapy and regular therapy-based, challenging outdoor activities including: camping, backpacking, rappelling, canoeing, swimming, hiking, and spelunking (rock climbing and cave exploration). Students are challenged... Read More

Summit School at Nyack

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

At Summit School at Nyack, we believe every day is a fresh opportunity to start anew and develop stable, gratifying relationships with adults and peers. By working with staff across many disciplines, students master the skills needed to thrive in school, at home, and in the community. Our... Read More

Penrith

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

Penrith Farms is a young adult program in Washington state. We transition troubled young adults experiencing a failure to launch into adulthood and independent living. Our program for young adults utilizes a different model than most of our competition. Notably, we involve our residents in real world situations... Read More

New Haven

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

New Haven employs a variety of therapeutic modalities – individual, group, family, talk, experiential, and even equine-assisted – to ensure the highest level of therapeutic traction possible with individual students and their families. Traditional talk therapy has its place, but at New Haven, we know that that place... Read More

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