Archive for the 'Camps and Residential' Category

Last week, I spent three days in Boulder Colorado, speaking at and particpating in The Wilderness Therapy Symposium. I also spent time visiting and getting to know a few “Young Adult Transition Programs” in the greater Boulder/Denver area. Firstly, I wanted to acknowledge how grateful I am to be a part of the community of [...]

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Epic Transitions, founded by Andrew Bryan and Leslie Johnson, provides young adults with an intercultural experience that uses trekking to not only broaden horizons and promotes self-awareness; it serves to “gain or regain momentum,” and works towards commitment to next steps in one’s life, such as returning to college, living independently, or putting together a [...]

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Second Nature Wilderness Program (SNWP), with locations in central Oregon, northern and southern Utah, and Georgia, is one of the best Wilderness Therapy programs for struggling teens in the world. I’ve personally visited in an in-depth way all of their locations except Georgia (Footsteps program). Even though Second Nature is not specifically designed for kids [...]

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If your child with a learning disability is spinning out of control emotionally and behaviorally and you start looking for a therapeutic school or program, how do you go about that? First, if you can, get a current psycho-educational or neuropsychological evaluation. This will help measure and describe the interplay between the current behavioral distress [...]

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I’ve had a few kids go to this camp and they really enjoyed it. The camp has lots of activities but also has a remedial component to it as well. It’s the summer program of the

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