Wilderness Therapy Louisiana Families Can Trust
BlueFire Wilderness Therapy is a leader in the field of programs for troubled teens from Louisiana. Based in the magnificent surroundings of Southern Idaho, clients from Louisiana leave our program after learning new skills and experiencing new challenges after immersing themselves in wilderness therapy. At BlueFire, the focus is placed on creating long-term and sustainable solutions to any mental health issues your child faces. These solutions will continue long after they have left the wilderness therapy program.
At BlueFire rather than simply isolating symptoms of a problem, for instance bad behaviors and negative emotional habits, the root cause itself will be identified. Through wilderness therapy Louisiana teens are removed from their natural environment and any negative stimulus that they are used to. This allows them to focus on building up their self-confidence and strengthening their sense of self. This removal will of course be temporary so at BlueFire the Family Systems Theory is followed keeping loved ones involved every step of the way through cutting edge technology. By recognizing the vital importance of the entire family unit the lessons learnt at the program stand a much stronger chance of permanence once the troubled teen has returned home.
Wilderness Therapy Helps Louisiana Families Heal
BlueFire Wilderness Therapy program combines a family focused therapeutic model with engaging outdoor adventures to allow troubled teens to realize their full potential. Initially teens may struggle with the removal of the unhealthy and continuous stimulus found in excessive video gaming, and use of social media, but through wilderness therapy they will find a new, supportive peer group who share their struggles with emotional and behavioral problems and learn to reconnect with their environment.
During their time at BlueFire clients will acquire back-to-basic skills like orienteering and fire building. These new skills not only breed increased self-confidence but also teach important lessons about the unnatural state of alienation teens may be experiencing; no one exists successfully in isolation. Connecting with and utilizing the stunning environments of Southern Idaho will inherently lead towards the rejoining and repairing the family unit itself. The focus on the connectedness of the entire family unit is great at BlueFire to ensure the continuation of positive progress for clients once they have left the wilderness therapy program
At BlueFire highly trained staff work with small groups of troubled teens to ensure a tailor-made approach to their personal needs and safety of the clients while they undertake exciting new adventures like canoeing, horse riding and rock climbing.
For further information on the ways in which BlueFire can help your troubled teen please call 1(844) 413-1399 now!
Who Does BlueFire Wilderness Therapy Help?
BlueFire Wilderness helps teens and families looking for wilderness therapy solutions who are struggling with challenges like those below:
– Academic Failure
– Low Self Esteem
– Bipolar Disorder
– Social isolation
– Anger Issues
– Family Conflict
– School Refusal
– Attachment Issues
– Video Game Addiction
How Wilderness Therapy Works: An Examination of the Wilderness Therapy Process to treat Adolescents with Behavioral Problems and Addictions : A paper written by Dr. Keith Russell about four of the leading wilderness therapy programs that utilize, as BlueFire does, the family systems approach. This approach places heavy emphasis on the family unit itself, rather than isolating the troubled teen. Russell summarizes in this paper that the combination of this method with the new challenges faced by the young person during their stay at a program, led to a newly strengthened sense of self and emotional development.
Nami.org The National Alliance on Mental Illness is an association that offers resources for caregivers and sufferers alike. Each state has its own NAMI organization for localized help and treatment advice. The website contains helpful factsheets on specific disorders and infographics for broader knowledge on mental health issues.
BlueFire Wilderness Therapy Helps Families From Louisiana
BlueFire Wilderness helps Louisiana families from cities and towns like: Eden Isle Geismar Belle Chasse Madisonville Woodworth Mandeville River Ridge Benton Prairieville Metairie
BlueFire Wilderness Therapy helps Louisiana families from:
Some examples of cities from Louisiana which may have families who may be interested in BlueFire Wilderness include: New Orleans Baton Rouge Shreveport Lafayette Lake Charles Bossier Kenner
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