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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Academics and Treatment

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Education, Treatment 101 | 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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Everyday Family Wellness: Meals Together

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Tips for Families | 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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TEENS AND SCREENS: THE NEW ADDICTION

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Electronics | addiction adolescence adolescents family parenting therapy treatment 0 Comments

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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Interventions for Adolescent Runaways

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Running Away, Therapeutic/Clinical | adolescent adolescent treatment adolescents run away runaway running away 0 Comments

Whether your teen has been gone for a night or a week, running away is a serious issue that should be addressed immediately and unequivocally. When a child’s whereabouts are unknown, the adults responsible for them cannot provide for their well-being.

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Treatment Possibilities for Eating Disorders

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Eating Disorders, Therapeutic/Clinical, Treatment 101 | adolescents anorexia bulimia eating disorder EDNOS treatment 0 Comments

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 about treatment options for sufferers of eating disorders. For […]

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EATING DISORDERS SERVE A FUNCTION

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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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