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 […]

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residential boarding schools

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Academics | academics adolescent treatment adolescents learning school 0 Comments

So by addressing therapeutic issues in an experiential classroom setting we can accelerate the treatment process. By addressing emotional issues that have interfered with academic progress through clinical treatment, we make these girls much better students. It is by collaborating rigorously across departments that we can help the student become more emotionally stable and better learners.

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Families That Eat Together Stay Together

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Parenting Teens | adolescents family mental health parenting parenting tips teen teens troubled teen 0 Comments

Rather than suddenly corralling the family for seven nights of regimented dining, though, ease into it if it’s not already a habit. One or two nights a week is a great start. Make it fun by cooking something everyone will like (or even ordering in) and try to make dinner time fit everyone’s schedule to the extent you can. This approach is more likely to leave your family wanting more, rather than less, of this healthy family habit.

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Screen Addiction: Teens

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It’s easy to mistake normal behaviors for healthy behaviors. Just because everyone is doing something does not mean that it’s without serious consequences. Problems arising from overuse of screen-based technologies typically stem from excessive use leading to isolation, unhealthy relationships, and social and emotional delays, i.e. immaturity.

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Treatment Possibilities for Eating Disorders

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Eating Disorders | adolescents anorexia bulimia eating disorder EDNOS treatment 0 Comments

Eating Disorders treatment possibilities vary widely, though the effectiveness of many approaches is not necessarily corroborated by science.   Educating yourself on the various treatment modalities and seeking professional training in the specifics of eating disorders is a big step in effectively helping those who struggle with eating disorders. HERE IS SOME OF THE INFORMATION WE […]

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Psychological Causes of Eating Disorders

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This is part three of a four- part primer on eating disorders provided by eating disorders specialist Isabelle Tierney, M.A., LMFT, BHSP. Isabelle lives in Boulder Colorado and provides web-based and in-person trainings, seminars, in services, and interventions throughout the US and abroad. For this article, InnerChange asked Isabelle to discuss the emotional needs that […]

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