Wilderness Therapy for Families From West Virginia

Wilderness Therapy for West Virginia Adolescents

Trails Carolina Wilderness Therapy provides adolescents from West Virginia with the therapeutic help they need to work through emotional and behavioral struggles. Wilderness therapy for teens from West Virginia allows for personal and emotional growth. Trails Carolina is not located in West Virginia, however, it may be helpful for your teen to have some physical distance from home. By removing West Virginia teens from their usual surroundings, wilderness therapy allows for West Virginia adolescents to look inward and gain personal skills such as teamwork, responsibility, and accountability.

Many wilderness therapy programs for teens from West Virginia offer programming that combines outdoor and Wilderness TherapyWest Virginiaadventure therapy with traditional therapeutic practices like individual and group therapy.  If parents are considering other therapeutic options like residential treatment centers, there is a wide range of evidence that supports wilderness therapy as a great alternative to residential treatment.

Wilderness therapy programming has given many West Virginia families the opportunity to repair their damaged relationship with their child. Trails Carolina wilderness therapy offers family-focused programming that includes weekly family therapy sessions, as well as family workshops.

Adolescents from West Virginia struggling with behavioral and emotional issues like depression, anger issues, substance experimentation, and defiance find the therapeutic help they need at Trails Carolina wilderness therapy.

Trails Carolina wilderness therapy helps adolescents from West Virginia find success. To speak with an expert about our program, please call 800-975-7303 today!
Wilderness Therapy West Virginia

Trails Carolina wilderness therapy helps teens from West Virginia heal

When struggling teens from West Virginia first come to Trails Carolina wilderness therapy, they may be resistant to the idea at first. Some level of apprehension is completely normal for teens in need of therapeutic help. Trails Carolina combines evidence-based therapeutic treatment techniques with the support of caring, nurturing experts to give struggling teens from West Virginia the best care possible. As a member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP), Trails Carolina offers the highest level of therapeutic care for struggling West Virginia teens and their families. Wilderness Therapy West Virginia

At Trails Carolina wilderness therapy, teens are placed in an environment where they are forced to interact with their peers and mentors. Away from the various ways teens escape from the world around them (i.e. social media, video games, and television), teens are able to focus on improving their behaviors and becoming more self aware.

Trails Carolina offers a unique approach to wilderness therapy with the following:

  • Family-focused therapy: At Trails Carolina, families from West Virginia and all over the U.S. are provided a life-altering experience. The unparalleled attention paid to reconnecting families with their struggling teens is a truly special aspect of Trails Carolina wilderness therapy.
  • Transitional skills: After troubled teens leave Trails Carolina wilderness therapy, they can transition back home to West Virginia smoothly because of the useful life skills learned during their time at Trails.
  • Expert staff: Many of our staff our specialized in specific fields of mental health in order to best help your child€™s specific struggles.

Who is Trails for?

Trails Carolina helps teens seeking wilderness therapy who are struggling with issues similar to those below:
– Attachment issues
– Trauma
– Defiant behavior/Oppositional Defiant Disorder
– Low self-esteem
– Social isolation
– ADHD
– Learning differences
– Anxiety
– Poor academic achievement
– Self-harm
– School refusal
– Depression
– Gaming and technology obsession
– Family conflict
– Adoption issues
– Manipulative behavior

Resources

Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council: This group is comprised of representatives from each of the leading wilderness therapy programs in the country.  Every member of the OBH Council must abide by best practices and follow a strict set of best care guidelines. As a member of the OBH Council, Trails Carolina offers the highest level of care and safety for its students.
MentalHealth.gov- MentalHealth.gov is the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service€™s webpage discussing a variety of mental health struggles many Americans work through on a daily basis. It includes a database of information in which individuals can search mental health resources near where they live.
Wilderness Therapy West Virginia

Trails Carolina Wilderness Therapy Helps Families From West Virginia

Trails Carolina helps West Virginia families from cities and towns like Shepherdstown Cheat Lake Shenandoah Junction Summit Point Charles Town Morgantown Brookhaven Kearneysville Bolivar Westover

Wilderness Therapy West Virginia

Trails Carolina Wilderness Helps West Virginia Families From

Some examples of cities from West Virginia which may have families who could use Trails Carolina: Charleston Shepherdstown Cheat Lake Shenandoah Junction Summit Point

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