Wilderness Therapy Helps Maryland 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.
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:
– School Refusal
– Anger Issues
– Family Conflict
– Social isolation
– Video Game Addiction
– Academic Failure
– Low Self Esteem
– Attachment Issues
– Bipolar Disorder
Wilderness Therapy Maryland Families Can Trust
BlueFire Wilderness Therapy is a leader in the field of programs for troubled teens from Maryland. Based in the magnificent surroundings of Southern Idaho, clients from Maryland 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 Maryland 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.
Each childs emotional and behavioral issues are different, to discuss further how BlueFire Wilderness Therapy can assist your familys needs call 1(844) 413-1399 today!
Shifts in Attachment Relationships: A Study of Adolescents in Wilderness Therapy: A research paper written by Joanna E. Bettmann in which there were ninety-six participants who attended wilderness therapy programs. The adolescents were evaluated before and after the attendance of their treatment on their relationships with both parents and peers. By the end of the program she found that some of the participants anger levels had decreased and correspondingly their emotional connection to their parents had increased. Her findings raise the question that programs within which the entire family unit is included may have the best chance of improved attachment relationships; at BlueFire this is of course a top priority.
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 Maryland
BlueFire Wilderness helps Maryland families from cities and towns like: Chevy Chase Village Somerset Travilah Chevy Chase Terrace Chevy Chase Brookmont Cabin John Potomac Bethesda Darnestown
BlueFire Wilderness Therapy helps Maryland families from:
Some examples of cities from Maryland which may have families who may be interested in BlueFire Wilderness include: Baltimore Frederick Gaithersburg Rockville Bowie
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