New Haven Values Program
The Values Program is among the unique features of New Haven. We believe that young women need internal guidance about what is right and wrong for them. All students and families at New Haven will determine their top values and explore what it looks like and how it feels to live by these values. Learn more about what our Values Program entails and the success we've seen with this model.
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If you’re like us, you are used to at least maintaining the illusion of control in most parts of your life. Also if you’re like us, your teenager has done a lot to destroy that illusion! It’s easy to make up for those feelings of powerlessness by trying to micromanage her treatment process and the treatment team from a distance. We did that for about the first three months. It doesn’t help and it will exhaust you. Once we finally let go and got out of the way, the healing process really began—about three months behind schedule!Read More
By outwitting a family’s normal and systemic resistance to change, the family-systems therapist can help revise even the most entrenched behaviors. It just takes some time, persistence, and maybe a little silly dancing!Read More
Since the family is a dynamic system comprised of deeply interdependent members, the more members who participate in treatment the better. In most cases this is true regardless of their past role in the family. But there are exceptions.Read More