Experiential Therapy – A Student’s Perspective

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I have been at New Haven for over 5 months now.  My journey here has taught me so much about myself and my family.  A lot of my family’s progress has happened through Experiential Therapy.  My family and I began our treatment with challenging family dynamics that were getting in the way of our relationships […]

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Trauma and Adolescent Girls

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By Sarah Engler, LCSW I work with adolescent girls, many of whom have experienced significant trauma in their life.  Webster’s define trauma as:  a very difficult or unpleasant experience that causes someone to have mental or emotional problems usually for a long time.  An experience is defined as traumatic by the individual who has gone […]

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Understanding Self Injury

  Self harm is very seldom understood by those not struggling with it. It may seem unnecessary or even counterproductive to those on the outside. Explaining the drive to self harm is just as difficult for those suffering from it. When talking with those that have self harmed, a common theme is that ‘it doesn’t […]

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Talking Through A Crisis

Blog Article: Talking Through a Crisis   Have you ever thought, “I don’t know what to do in a crisis”, “what can I say”, or “I’m afraid I’ll only make it worse”? We know that a crisis can affect anyone at any time. We are often glad when we have professional resources to help us. […]

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Nightingale & North Campus Schoolhouse Open House

On February 19th, New Haven welcomed family, friends, and the community, to get a closer look at our new house and school.  Our Florence Nightingale House, which opened in January of this year, is the newest addition to our New Haven family.  We were so excited to be able to share the “magic” of New […]

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Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Suicide is an uncomfortable and scary topic but one that cannot afford to be avoided or ignored.  One of the most significant things you can do when you believe someone is contemplating suicide is have the conversation, ask the questions. Below is a high level overview of suicide risk factors, environmental factors, and […]

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Crisis De-Escalation

How to De-escalate a Crisis with Your Teen By Kris Kilpatrick Program Director, New Haven Residential Treatment Center Helping run a treatment program for adolescent girls, I’ve had many opportunities to intervene, and de-escalate crisis situations therapeutically. Crises often come at unexpected times and can be overwhelming for all involved – even parents and seasoned […]

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