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 to share some news about …

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blueFire Wilderness’ Staff Recipes for Camping

Nourishing Adventures: blueFire Wilderness’ Staff Recipes for Camping

When it comes to wilderness therapy, blueFire goes above and beyond to create an enriching experience for its clients. Not only do we provide a supportive and transformative environment, but we also recognize the importance of nourishing the body and mind. As part of our holistic approach, blueFire Wilderness employs a Dietitian as well as …

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What Are Young Teen Girls Trying to Tell Us Post COVID

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, and emotions expressed through their …

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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 AEE is a nonprofit international …

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Summer Wilderness Therapy at blueFire

Summer and the Benefits It Brings at blueFire Wilderness Therapy

Summer is the season to get outside and enjoy the naturally therapeutic fresh air. Our program operates year-round and has special activities for all seasons. Wilderness therapy in the summer offers a plethora of adventurous activities for students. With summer right around the corner let’s explore all the wonderful programming that will be happening at …

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Panic Attacks: The Hallmark of Panic Disorder

Is your child suffering from spells of intense fear or discomfort? They may be experiencing panic attacks. These can cripple an adolescent’s development and progress. They are often hit with no warning and most adolescents are not equipped to deal with them. Unmanaged attacks can lead to increased issues such as severe anxiety or depression. …

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Tips for Parents on Dealing with Tech Addiction in Teens

Tech Addiction in Teens Technology has become a major part of teenagers’ lives. It can be used for educational purposes, communicating with friends, entertainment, and socializing. However, too much technology use has been linked to several problems, such as anxiety, low self-esteem, and depression. Technology use in the teenage and pre-teen years is highly problematic …

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Healthy Habits Learned at blueFire Wilderness

During the adolescent years, teens rarely take into consideration their physical health and even less so on mental health. They know they are experiencing a wide range of emotions but are unclear on how to sort through them all in a positive and effective manner. This can lead to depression, anxiety, or injurious practices such …

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