Girls Only Boarding Schools (24 Selected Schools)

Featured Girls Only Therapeutic Schools

Clearview Girls Academy

Clearview Girls Academy is a therapeutic boarding school for girls age 13-21 who are exhibiting inappropriate behaviors due to trauma...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious

Columbus Girls Academy

Alabama

Columbus Girls Academy is a Christian boarding school for teenage girls struggling with life-controlling problems. They offer a disciplined and...   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only

Kansas City Girls Academy

Missouri

Kansas City Girls Academy is a national program and school for girls who are struggling with school or emotional issues....   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Pre-Teen, Religious

New Lifehouse Academy

Oklahoma

New Lifehouse Academy helps once troubled teenage girls begin living a more fulfilling and intentional life. They learn to become...   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Religious

Re-Creation Retreat

Arizona

Re-Creation Retreat is a professional, licensed residential treatment center that provides troubled young women with an opportunity for self-discovery and...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed

Red Hawk Academy for Girls

Arizona

Red Hawk Academy for Girls is a residential treatment center and boarding school in Northern Arizona, designed for girls, age...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed

River View Christian Academy

River View Christian Academy helps girls, ages 12-17, who are struggling academically due to negative influences or behavior. It is...   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious

Thrive Girls Ranch & Home

Thrive Girls Ranch & Home is a year-round Christian boarding school for difficult and misbehaving girls, ages 12-17, and is...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious

Other State Girls Only Therapeutic Schools

Academy at Sisters

The Academy at Sisters is a premier therapeutic and academic boarding school for at-risk young women ages 13-18 located in...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed

Alpine Academy

At first glance, you’ll know Alpine Academy is different. Our campus is located in a rural farming community at the...   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed

Auldern Academy

North Carolina

For over 15 years, Auldern Academy has provided a safe, healthy, and nurturing therapeutic and academic environment that foster life-changing...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School

Eva Carlston Academy

At Eva Carlston Academy, adolescent girls who have struggled deeply are invited to find their unique place in the world,...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School

Evangelhouse Christian Academy

Louisiana

We are a private, Tee Challenge affiliated therapeutic boarding school for girls offering 6th through 12th grades. Alternately, see this...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Pre-Teen, Religious

Falcon Ridge Ranch

We are a place where hope is restored, emotional wounds are healed, and troubled girls get back what was lost....   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen

Harmony Heights School

New York

Harmony Heights is a therapeutic residential and day school serving girls with emotional needs that cannot be adequately served in...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Licensed

Hope Harbor

Minnesota

Hope Harbor is a privately funded 501 C3 non profit organization licensed by the MN Dept of Human Services, operating...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, Licensed, Religious

Main Place Youth

Kingman is a caring community of 3,000 people. We are 35 miles east of Pratt and 38 miles west of...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Religious

New Haven

New Haven employs a variety of therapeutic modalities – individual, group, family, talk, experiential, and even equine-assisted – to ensure...   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed

New Leaf Academy

New Leaf Academy is an all-girls therapeutic boarding school for 10-15 year olds at time of admission. Our program is...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen

Spring Ridge Academy

Arizona

At Spring Ridge Academy, we combine a clinically sophisticated therapeutic approach with a rigorous college prep curriculum and structured community...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School

Sunrise Girl’s Home/Academy

In keeping with our commitment to balance, Sunrise is the only teen girls’ residential treatment program that offers all three...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Pre-Teen

The Charlton School

New York

The Charlton School is a therapeutic learning community for girls, ages 12-18, located in Burnt Hills, NY, that is focused...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School

Uinta Academy

Uinta Academy is the nation’s leading multi-dimensional residential treatment center for adolescent girls. We specialize with girls who struggle with...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen

Wellspring Foundation, Inc.

Connecticut

Wellspring is a therapeutic and educational center dedicated to healing through relational approaches – to self, others, creation and Spirit...   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Licensed

Therapeutic Boarding Schools for Girls: A Vital Tool for Healing and Growth

Therapeutic boarding schools, institutions that combine academic instruction with emotional and behavioral therapy, have emerged as crucial lifelines for countless young women navigating the complexities of adolescence. Particularly for girls facing challenges that go beyond typical teenage angst, these schools offer a unique environment fostering both intellectual and emotional growth. Here's why therapeutic boarding schools for girls are so vital:

1. Addressing Unique Challenges

Young women today face a barrage of pressures, from academic and societal expectations to personal and interpersonal issues. The rise of social media, cyberbullying, and societal standards of beauty can exacerbate self-esteem issues, body dysmorphia, and even contribute to mental health challenges such as anxiety and depression. Therapeutic boarding schools recognize these unique challenges and provide targeted support tailored for girls.

2. Creating a Safe Environment

Safety, both emotional and physical, is paramount for healing and personal growth. Therapeutic boarding schools for girls offer an environment free from distractions and potentially harmful influences, allowing students to focus on their well-being and academic progress.

3. Individualized Attention and Therapy

With professional therapists on staff, these institutions can address a myriad of emotional and behavioral issues, from trauma recovery to substance abuse. The therapy is often individualized, ensuring that each student's unique needs are met.

4. Peer Support

Being surrounded by peers facing similar challenges can be incredibly therapeutic for young women. Shared experiences can foster understanding, compassion, and deep bonds of friendship, which can be instrumental in the healing process.

5. Academic Excellence

Emotional well-being and academic progress are not mutually exclusive. In fact, when emotional and behavioral challenges are addressed, academic success often follows. Therapeutic boarding schools ensure that their students do not fall behind academically, offering tailored curricula that cater to each girl's needs.

6. Skill Development

Beyond academics and therapy, these schools often emphasize essential life skills. From conflict resolution and communication skills to time management and self-care, girls are equipped with tools that will serve them throughout their lives.

7. Preparing for the Future

Transitioning back to traditional schooling or moving on to higher education can be daunting for those who've faced significant challenges during their teenage years. Therapeutic boarding schools offer transitional programs and support to ensure that their students are prepared for the next chapter, be it college, vocational training, or the workforce.

Summary

Therapeutic boarding schools for girls play an indispensable role in the lives of many young women. By offering a holistic approach that addresses both emotional challenges and academic needs, these institutions provide their students with a foundation of resilience, knowledge, and skills, ensuring they are well-equipped to face the future with confidence and hope.

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