Welcome Sydel Morris-Greco, New Haven’s Newest Addition to Our Academic Team

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Education | 0 Comments

At New Haven, we recognize that every girl possesses a unique constellation of academic strengths and weaknesses so our approach must be highly individualized. That’s why we are so excited to announce that Sydel Morris-Greco has joined the New Haven family as Academic Director of our Spanish Fork and Hobble Creek campuses. Sydel will join […]

Read More

Brain-Based Learning

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Education | Art brain research Brain-based education school 0 Comments

At New Haven, we incorporate the principles of brain-based learning and education to support student learning. There are many ways brain-based learning is incorporated into our program. We wanted to share a tangible example with you, so you not only learn about it, but can experience it as well. A coloring book and a box […]

Read More

Graduation & 20th Anniversary Alumni Reunion

Posted by John Stewart | Education, Life at New Haven | Alumni Graduation Reunion school 0 Comments

With early summer has come a time for celebration for our students! On June 19 New Haven had 31 students graduate high school – 26 of which were in Utah to participate in the ceremony with their peers. Three wonderful speakers shared their inspirational stories, and what they learned from their journey through both New […]

Read More

Looking at ADHD Differently

  Looking at ADHD differently  By, Megan Slater       As a parent of children with AD/HD, I found comfort in researching what the diagnosis really meant for our family.  I felt validated as I read the classic symptoms described by my children’s doctor and on informational websites.  Yes!  My children struggle with these things, and […]

Read More

Research Outcomes

In order for therapists to provide clients with the most effective services possible, they must thoroughly understand the systematic research that contributes to successful therapy. Outcomes research seeks to answer the following questions: Which interventions work best for which types of clients, and under what circumstances? The results of outcomes research are used to inform […]

Read More

Educational Outcomes

Education is goal-oriented with specific milestones to track students’ progress toward high school graduation and college admissions, but what happens if those milestones are not met because life has taken some unexpected detours? At New Haven School, students admit with a variety of educational backgrounds and experiences. Many find themselves missing the milestones they need […]

Read More

Experiential Therapy – A Mom’s Perspective

Experiential Therapy – A Mom’s Perspective Until our daughter attended New Haven, our family had not been exposed to Experiential Therapy.  For those parents who are in the same boat and would like insight into what it is like, I’ll describe a recent experience that I had with my husband and daughter during a Family […]

Read More

Why Do We Do Experiential Therapy?

Why Do We Do Experiential Therapy? Experience is one of the greatest ways to facilitate therapeutic change. Experiential therapy revolves around the client being an active participant in the therapeutic process. Rather than the traditional “talk therapy,” the client is involved in actions, movements, and activities. These activities can include things such as equine therapy, […]

Read More

The Effect of OCD on Academic Performance

OCD and School Work A student who has untreated OCD is likely to struggle with concentration in the classroom. Students will often have a hard time concentrating because they will experience extreme anxiety and urges which can become overwhelming. Traditionally, these are smart, bright, kind, and likable students who are unable to excel and work […]

Read More

Understanding OCD

  “If you step on a crack, then you’ll break your mother’s back”.  How many of us twisted, teetered, and contorted as we hop-stepped along the sidewalk as kids; with that little saying running around in our head?  Most of us have played some version of this silly little game.  We drove our mothers crazy […]

Read More