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Posts in Category: Counseling

Living with Anxiety – Find Ways To Cope

Written by Alicia J. DiGiulio, LMHCA Anxiety can be described as feeling uneasy or being overly concerned about a situation. Those living with anxiety describe having unrealistic fears that increase their worries. Excessive worriers can view almost anything as a potential threat. Although anxiety is a normal reaction to stress, ongoing anxiety may be the […]

Grief from Suicide: How Your Family Can Move Forward

  Written by: Shannon Brady-McElroy, SYMBIS Specialist/Therapist, M.S., M.H.C.   When someone dies by suicide, family and friends are prone to feeling significant bewilderment about the death. They ask questions like, “Why did this happen?” “How did I not see this coming?” The following feelings are normal when dealing with grief from suicide: Overwhelming guilt about […]

When is it Appropriate for a Child to Attend a Residential Treatment Center?

  Written by Andrew Stroup, Director of Caribbean Mountain Academy The decision to send your son or daughter to a residential treatment center or a therapeutic boarding school is extremely difficult, and can be full of mixed emotions. However, it can also be one of the most loving decisions you make for your teen, if […]

Benefits of Boarding Schools for Teenagers

  Does your son or daughter struggle behaviorally or emotionally? Does he or she struggle to focus on tasks in school, or follow even basic instructions at times? Are they disruptive to the home, depressed, or anxious? Your family might benefit from seeking help from a therapeutic boarding school. Specially Trained Staff Therapeutic boarding schools […]