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Wilderness Therapy For Troubled Girls from Lafayette, CO

Wilderness Therapy for Troubled Teen Girls Lafayette Colorado CO 

Wilderness therapy programs for troubled teens are outdoor-based residential treatment programs that are located throughout the United States. These experientially-based programs offer cutting-edge and scientifically backed treatment to girls from all over the US. 


Wilderness Therapy is Scientifically Proven to Effectively Treat Serious Mental Health Issues

Among the most imminent threats to our nation’s youth has to do with mental health-related issues. Teenage girls from Lafayette, CO and beyond are more depressed, drug-addicted, and in need of therapeutic intervention more than ever. 

For instance, recent poll research shows that 20% of teenage girls (including those from Lafayette, CO live with depression or anxiety - in many cases, a combination of the two. What compounds these issues even further is the high risk of suicide, which is currently the third-leading cause of death among teenage girls. 

All that said, parents from Lafayette, CO and all other parts of the nation are increasingly looking for cutting-edge, and most importantly, effective therapeutic intervention treatments for their daughter. Among the most promising and scientifically proven are wilderness therapy programs. What’s more, wilderness therapy programs are known to treat “treatment-resistant” mental and behavioral issues, which makes them even more effective, even more so than traditional, indoor facilities. 

Why Outdoor-based Treatment Programs are More Successful Than Indoor Programs

Outdoor programs have been scientifically proven to better suit and treat mental health-related issues than indoor programs. Research on the topic shows that it is wilderness-based programs’ ability to include experiential-based therapies in a natural healing environment. For one small example, hiking (which is obviously an outdoor activity) is clinically substantiated to reduce negative thinking patterns and other harmful mind-based activities known as rumination. 

Studies have also shown that when immersed in nature, a teenage girl's brains improve her neuroplasticity, causing them to become increasingly open to receiving therapy.

What Kinds of Issues do Wilderness Therapy Programs Treat? 

Wilderness therapy programs for troubled girls provide female campers (including those from the Lafayette, CO area) with empirically proven treatment, and -- in some cases spiritual guidance -- with mental health and behavior-related problems such as:

  • self-harm
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • anorexia
  • bulimia
  • PTSD
  • defiance towards authority
  • antisocial behaviors
  • adoption-related such problems as Reactive Attachment Disorder

Wilderness Therapy is Clinically Proven to be Effective in Treating Serious Mental Health Issues

There is no more significant threat to our nation's youth (including teenage girls from Lafayette, CO) than mental health-related issues in today's America. Recent polls show that one out of five teens lives with depression, anxiety, or a mixture of the two.

What makes these epidemic-like numbers even more concerning is that suicide is currently the third-leading cause of death among teenagers.

Luckily for parents of depressed teenage girls from the Lafayette, CO area, wilderness therapy is a research-supported treatment provenly effective in treating depression, anxiety, and stress - more so than more traditional, indoor-based facilities.

As for why outdoor-based treatment programs are better suited to treat mental health-related issues than indoor programs, research says it is a combination of several factors. For example, hiking (an obviously significant part of outdoor-based therapy) is clinically proven to reduce negative thinking patterns and harmful brain activity, known as rumination.

Studies have also shown that when immersed in nature, a teenage girl's brains improve her neuroplasticity, causing them to become increasingly open to receiving therapy.

Navigating the challenging environment of the wilderness also helps form bonds between teens and clinical staff. This organic relational development builds long-lasting trust between teen and their therapist. Developing and building upon the trust between camper and caregiver is a crucial factor when it comes to a mentally ill teenage girl's willingness, ability, and overall likelihood of effectively treating their underlying mental health-related issues.

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Clearview Girls Academy - a Christian RTC for Troubled Girls From Lafayette, CO

Clearview Girls Academy is a Christian therapeutic boarding school for troubled teenage girls from the Lafayette, CO. Located in Heron, Montana, our Christ-centered program offers empirically proven treatment and spiritual guidance to adolescent girls from Lafayette, CO living with mental health and behavior-related problems such as:

  • self-harm
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • anorexia
  • bulimia
  • PTSD
  • defiance towards authority
  • antisocial behaviors
  • adoption-related such problems as Reactive Attachment Disorder

At Clearview Girls Academy, we believe that Jesus is the only answer. We encourage but never force any girl or family to comply with the Bible's teaching. With no apology, we encourage our students to engage the Word of God in their journey and growth process.

Unlike most therapeutic boarding schools, our program accepts insurance providers. Find out if your insurance provider can cover part of our fees, (888) 796-5484.

Counseling for Parents of Troubled Teens in Lafayette, CO

Many families from Lafayette, CO who are seeking help, have made Clearview Girls Academy their first choice for their troubled child who may be experiencing substance abuse (including marijuana), behavioral misconduct, or clinical depression related issues. Here at Clearview, our therapists understand the common issues that troubled teens from Lafayette, CO are faced with every day; and we offer help to our students, so they can recognize and deal with their social-related problems in a way that is both healthy and productive. Our robust outdoor recreation and adventure therapy programs rely on connection, trust, and respect; thus inspiring an internally motivated restoration that lasts a lifetime.

Clearview recognizes that the circumstances of one struggling child does not always apply to other teenagers. As a result, our experienced therapists are committed to the administration of each student’s needs; a commitment illustrated by their expert professionalism and sympathy. Here at Clearview, we include the entire family (especially the parents) in the process of our student’s therapy, restoration, and progress.

Because we specialize in a variety of relevant residential treatment strategies (equine, life training, behavioral therapy) and provide outdoor recreation and adventure therapy, troubled teenagers can grow to be healthy adults, and Clearview’s students can emerge as strong people who are motivated to succeed. Clearview recognizes that the entire family needs the assistance that our experienced therapists offer; so that your child can be rehabilitated and whole. Clearview’s family advocates can be reached immediately at (888) 796-5484.

“after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen. To these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking of the things concerning the kingdom of God. Gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for what the Father had promised,

“Which,” He said,

“you heard of from Me; for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now. So when they had come together, they were asking Him, saying,

“Lord, is it at this time You are restoring the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them,

“It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority; but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.” Acts 1:3-8