Choosing The Best Summer Camps For DC Troubled Teens

Is your teen struggling with behavioral or emotional challenges? Are their behaviors getting out of control? The summer time might be an ideal time to get your teen the help they need. At BlueFire Wilderness Therapy, we help teens from DC and all over the country achieve lasting success. Summer camps for troubled teens are simply not equipped to provide the therapeutic assistance struggling teens need to work through their challenges.

Summer Camps For Troubled Teens DCBlueFire Wilderness Therapy is located in Southern Idaho, but we help families from all over the country, including DC.

BlueFire Wilderness could be the best solution to your teen€™s challenges. Our programming can help your teen:

  • Better understand how their behaviors affect others. At BlueFire, groups work closely together to assess behaviors and reinforce positive changes. Equine therapy, which utilizes horses as a therapeutic guide, helps teens better understand how to control their behaviors and regulate emotions.
  • Gain confidence. Many clients come to us with a history of low self esteem and self confidence. Our program is designed to help teens come out of their shell and participate in activities they never imagined doing before coming to BlueFire. Clients learn how to build a fire, cook food, and build camp sites.
  • Build relationship skills. Throughout their time at BlueFire, clients are surrounded by peers who are going through similar challenges to them. Therapeutic staff work closely with clients to help foster positive friendships. We also help families strengthen their relationship with their child.

Learn more about the ways in which BlueFire can help your DC teen by calling 1 (844) 413-1999.
Summer Camps For Troubled Teens DC

Who Does BlueFire Wilderness Therapy Help?

BlueFire Wilderness helps teens and families looking for wilderness programs who are struggling with challenges like those below:
– Depression
– School Refusal
– Anxiety
– Low Self Esteem
– Video Game Addiction
– Academic Failure
– Attachment Issues
– OCD
– Trauma
– Defiance
– Bipolar Disorder
– ADHD
– Family Conflict
– Self-harm
– Anger Issues
– Social isolation

Consider BlueFire Wilderness Therapy This Summer

BlueFire Wilderness Therapy is one of the leading therapeutic programs which offers therapy over the summer. If you are considering summer camps for troubled teens to help your child, BlueFire might be a better option for your family. We help families from all over the country, including DC. Summer Camps For Troubled Teens DC

At BlueFire, we combine adventure activities, clinical expertise, academic assessments, and a family systems approach to ensure lasting success for clients. Our programming provides clients with:

  • Individual therapy twice a week, and group therapy four times per week.
  • Adventure therapy including activities such as kayaking, canoeing, and mountain climbing.
  • Equine therapy once a week, which helps develop healthy relationships and regulate emotions.

Family Focused Approach Brings Families Closer Together

Our family systems model includes the entire family in the healing process. Involving the entire family throughout your child€™s therapeutic journey helps ensure lasting success. During your child€™s time at BlueFire, the entire family will learn:

  • Communication skills to ensure a harmonious family dynamic.
  • Empathy towards each other.
  • Team work

Changes don€™t happen overnight. It takes a great deal of effort from the entire family to make the skills and changes learned at BlueFire last well beyond the program. We provide families with the tools they need to continue the progress they€™ve made throughout their child€™s time at BlueFire. Learn more about family programming>>>
One unique programming element of BlueFire is our Family Spark retreat. The Family Spark workshop is an optional 4 day retreat which occurs approximately half way through your child€™s time at BlueFire. Parents get to experience the therapeutic wilderness environment with their child during this retreat. Learn more about Family Spark>>>

Resources

Psychology Today  €“ A leading resource in the psychiatric community, Psychology Today contains articles by mental health professionals discussing every aspect of mental health. Following the website€™s links to the more common mental illnesses allows the reader to discover a short description and expandable sections for the sake of clarity and ease of access.
NAMI €“ Self-described as a €œgrassroots€ mental health organization, The National Alliance on Mental Illness provides a wealth of information on mental illness. This information includes warning signs, various coping strategies, and a plethora of useful links and resources that can help parents recognize the early stages of mental illness in their child.
DC Summer Camps For Troubled Teens

BlueFire Summer Camps For Troubled Teens help DC families from:

Some examples of cities from DC which may have families who may be interested in BlueFire Wilderness include: Washington
Summer Camps For Troubled Teens DC

BlueFire Summer Camps For Troubled Teens Help Families From DC

BlueFire Wilderness helps DC families from cities and towns like: Washington

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