Master’s Ranch – West

By Esther Beltz  I  Dec 05, 2019

Master’s Ranch - West is a Christian Military School and Ranch for boys, age 9-17, who are struggling. Master's Ranch - West is a structured, Christian residential program located on the Snake River in Eastern Washington. The school's relationally oriented program is specifically designed to meet the needs... Read More

Wood Creek Academy

By Esther Beltz  I  Jun 10, 2019

Wood Creek Academy is a licensed boarding school for troubled youth located in the rugged mountains of rural Western Montana. This remote ranch setting, far from modern distractions, is the ideal environment for struggling teens to begin a new and positive direction in their lives.Our unique wilderness therapeutic... Read More

Meridian Mentoring

By Esther Beltz  I  May 08, 2019

Located just minutes from some of God's most beautiful and inspiring creations in Utah, the Meridian Mentoring Residential Treatment Center for male teens ages 12-17, is a non-denominational Christian facility that provides once-in-a-lifetime educational and recreational opportunities.  We believe that education has no limit. Our students have access... Read More

Waterford Country School

By Esther Beltz  I  May 06, 2019

For more than 90 years, Waterford Country School has worked to help troubled children nationwide. Waterford's services and programs have evolved with the transitions that life and community present. Through it all, the mission and high standards of care have remained constant. Together with a highly dedicated and... Read More

Paul Anderson Youth Home

By Esther Beltz  I  Apr 29, 2019

At Paul Anderson Youth Home, we are highly committed to helping young men aged 16 to 21 transform their lives for the better through a Christ-centered approach. We offer programs that involve drug abuse treatment, practical life skills training, vocational training, and transition programs for PAYH graduates. Our... Read More

Stone Mountain School

By alex.shaw  I  Apr 30, 2017

Stone Mountain Boarding School for Boys provides boys ages 11 to 17 with an exciting alternative to traditional education programs. Specifically tailored to boys with learning disabilities, ADHD behaviors such as impulsivity-hyperactivity, inattention, or lack of focus, and non-verbal learning disorders, our program is designed to help these... Read More

Timber Ridge School

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

Timber Ridge School (Timber Ridge School) transforms the lives of emotionally disturbed and behaviorally disordered adolescent boys between the ages of 10 and 21 and in grades 6 to post-secondary, with a goal of reuniting them successfully with their families and communities.This program has not yet been claimed.... 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

Stetson High School

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

Stetson School is a nationally accredited, fully licensed, Chapter 766-approved Residential Treatment Program for boys, ages 9-22, who can benefit from a staff-secure group setting. Stetson School is a flexible, family-driven program specializing in safety, stabilization, and assessment. We foster empathy and alliance between our treatment community and... Read More

Liahona Academy

By David Bolthouse  I  Aug 09, 2016

Liahona Academy has been helping troubled boys and their families since 2001 and is among the top residential treatment centers in the nation. Liahona Academy's therapeutic program is based on the effective philosophy of a keen balance between "love and discipline". At Liahona, we believe that boys thrive... Read More

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Should you need help finding residential schools, schools for troubled teens, boarding schools or Christian boarding schools, please let us know. The best therapeutic programs and schools provide treatment for troubled teens. This site includes a list of best therapeutic boarding schools, best residential treatment programs for teens, best wilderness programs, outdoor therapeutic and adventure therapy programs, and programs working with troubled teens. Boarding Schools, Emotional Growth Schools and Therapeutic Boarding Schools provide supervision and counseling for at-risk teenage boys and girls. Residential Treatment Centers offer clinical treatment with both academic and behavioral support, plus medication management and medical monitoring. They treat adolescents with serious psychological and behavior issues, are highly structured, and they offer recreational and adventure activities for troubled teens. If you are searching for troubled youth homes, troubled teen schools or troubled teen boarding schools, you have found a list of them. Homes for troubled teens and boarding schools for teens don’t typically offer teen counseling and therapy, but these programs do. Among the top therapeutic schools, our list of therapeutic boarding schools shows the best therapeutic schools with counseling – also referred to as “schools for troubled teens”. Some troubled teen schools, residential treatment programs for teens and residential treatment centers can be affordable. These boarding schools can help your teenager who is defiant, breaking laws, or otherwise having bad behavior.