Wilderness Therapy Helps Washington Families Heal

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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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. 

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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 horse riding and rock climbing.

For further information on the ways in which BlueFire can help your troubled teen please call 1(844) 413-1999 now!
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Wilderness Therapy Washington Teens Find Success With

At BlueFire Wilderness Therapy, Washington 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 Washington

Washington 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

Your Little Professor: This resource caters to the needs of parents and families of children on the autism spectrum. It provides general information on wilderness and adventure therapy, particularly highlighting the benefits of working with horses for these young people.
Nimh.nih.gov The National Institute of Mental Health is a federal research agency that provides comprehensive information and resources on mental illness in children and adolescents. Additionally, it provides a variety of local information for those struggling with mental health challenges, along with their families. NIMH conducts research and raises awareness for a variety of mental health struggles. 

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
– Defiance
– OCD
– Video Game Addiction
– ADHD
– Attachment Issues
– Low Self Esteem
– Family Conflict
– Trauma
– Self-harm
– Bipolar Disorder
– Depression
– Anxiety
– School Refusal
– Social isolation
– Anger Issues
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BlueFire Wilderness Therapy helps Washington families from:

Some examples of cities from Washington which may have families who may be interested in BlueFire Wilderness include: Seattle Spokane Tacoma Vancouver Bellevue Kent Everett Renton Federal Way Yakima Spokane Valley Kirkland Bellingham Kennewick Auburn Pasco Marysville Lakewood Redmond Shoreline Richland Sammamish Burien
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BlueFire Wilderness Therapy Helps Families From Washington

BlueFire Wilderness helps Washington families from cities and towns like: Medina Yarrow Point Clyde Hill Woodway Mercer Island Sammamish Bellevue Newcastle Bainbridge Island Woodinville

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