How Can Wilderness Therapy Help Your Pennsylvania Teen?

Welcome to blueFire! We are a premier wilderness therapy program for teens and young adults struggling with emotional, social and behavioral challenges. Our youth program works with clients aged 11-17 from all over the country, and are located not far from Boise, Idaho. Our comprehensive outdoor therapy adventure experience is aimed at helping the entire family, and combines clinical expertise, adventure experiences, academic assessments and a family systems approach in a private-pay model.

We’re passionate about fostering positive change in the lives of our clients, and we’re committed to supporting them every step of the way. Thank you for considering blueFire as a partner on the journey towards a brighter future.

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At BlueFire Wilderness Therapy troubled teens from Pennsylvania ages 11-17 go through a real journey of self-discovery leading to long-term improvement in any emotional or behavioral problems they may be experiencing. The varying terrains of Southern Idaho are used as an integral part of the therapy process, allowing our clients to reconnect with the world around them and their true selves. Coupled with simultaneous evidence based therapies – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to name just a few – administered by top professionals, BlueFire leads the way in wilderness therapy programsWilderness Therapy Pennsylvania

During their time at BlueFire, Pennsylvania teens can expect to take part in a variety of engaging adventure therapies:

  • Rock Climbing
  • Canoe and Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding

Taking part in wilderness therapy activities, which are often unfamiliar to the client, leads to a newfound sense of accomplishment and increasing self-confidence in their own abilities. Retreat can be found in the yurts of base-camp where a home away from home is created during the teens stay at the program. Safety is at the utmost importance at BlueFire Wilderness Therapy, with highly trained staff monitoring all activities.  

Learn more about what BlueFire Wilderness Therapy has to offer families from Pennsylvania by calling 1(844) 413-1999 today!
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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:
– Video Game Addiction
– Academic Failure
– Low Self Esteem
– Depression
– Self-harm
– Attachment Issues
– Anxiety
– Anger Issues
– Defiance
– OCD
– Social isolation
– ADHD
– Bipolar Disorder
– Family Conflict
– School Refusal
– Trauma

Wilderness Therapy Pennsylvania Teens Find Success With

At BlueFire Wilderness Therapy, Pennsylvania teens receive a tailor made treatment plan based on their specific needs. No two troubled teens are identical, nor are the environments they have come to a wilderness therapy program from. This is why at BlueFire the client is in charge of what they want to get out of their time with us. Arbitrary and excessive restriction at other programs may lead to teens merely mimicking what they believe is desired of them rather than real long term change that is restorative to the family unit.  Wilderness Therapy Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania teens struggling with a variety of disorders and mental health problems can find real value in wilderness therapy. Learning back-to-basics skills without the distractions of modern technology, and being surrounded by the beauty of Southern Idaho can increase the confidence of troubled teens as they face new challenges and realize what they are truly capable of.

Find out more about BlueFire Wilderness Therapy and what it can offer your family by calling 1(844) 413-1999 today!

Resources

NIDA: The National Institute of Drug Abuse has a great website, full of resources for both teens and their parents. They explain what the exact repercussions of each substance are on the body and provide advice for parents on drug abuse treatment. Additionally, the website features a variety of local resources for parents in search of treatment for their child. 
Why Wilderness? How Therapeutic Outdoor Programs Help Troubled Teens: Hugh C. McBride’s article offers a brief history of wilderness therapy programs and a three-step outline of how they operate. He highlights that time free from the stimulation-intensive world€™ we live in today plays a huge part in the success of the therapy.

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BlueFire Wilderness Therapy Helps Families From Pennsylvania

BlueFire Wilderness helps Pennsylvania families from cities and towns like: Easttown Township Fox Chapel Haverford Edgeworth Upper Makefield Lower Merion Township Willistown Township Solebury Tredyffrin Wrightstown

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BlueFire Wilderness Therapy helps Pennsylvania families from:

Some examples of cities from Pennsylvania which may have families who may be interested in BlueFire Wilderness include: Philadelphia Pittsburgh Allentown Erie Reading Scranton Bethlehem Lancaster

Recent Blogs

  • Parent Support Groups
    “A huge thank you for designing and operating such an effective program. It quite literally saved our family.” —Family Feedback   At blueFire, we’ve always believed in the power of togetherness, especially when it comes to the healing journeys of families we have the privilege to work with. We’re excited... Read more »
  • What Are Young Teen Girls Trying to Tell Us Post COVID
    Dr. Paul Goddard, primary therapist at blueFire Wilderness, presented a Continuing Education Course designed to equip educational consultants, counselors, therapists, and others individuals with early teen girls with the knowledge and tools necessary to address the unique challenges they faced after the COVID-19 pandemic. By understanding the underlying thoughts, beliefs,... Read more »
  • blueFire Wilderness Therapy Is Accredited from the Association for Experiential Education
    blueFire has been a leading experiential, adventure, and wilderness therapy program for years, with the accreditation of this leading industry-level association, our program has solidified itself as a first-class program. The Association for Experiential Education (AEE) is the industry-accepted level of professional evaluation for experiential, wilderness, and adventure programs. The... Read more »

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