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The Range of Wilderness Therapy: seeing the forest AND the trees

Collage of people in the wilderness

Wilderness therapy has evolved, from the iconic Scout trip or weekends “roughing it” into a diverse, clinical intervention in the backcountry. Each wilderness therapy program contains commonality within the group, and then expresses a programmed nuance for its selective participants. […]

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What Sort of Communication Should I Expect From My Child’s Program?

Illustrated comic

Communication to and from a program is a vital piece of the treatment process, and yet every program has a unique approach to communication. Understanding the communication model from programs can be an important part of choosing the right fit for you, your child, and your family. […]

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Parent Coaching, 3: What is a Certified Parent Coach?

Puzzle pieces with the text "coaching" between them

I had the same question. As an Educational Consultant, I happened upon ADHD coaches in DC … They don’t force the paper writing, they review where a kiddo is and ask open ended questions to get at where they needed to be (in truth, from where I sat, their “instruction” appeared rather magical). […]

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Paws, Pats, and Pets in Residential Therapy

Boy and dog embracing

Everett was 100 lbs of furry, fuzzy, happy, relaxed doggy goodness … He sat in chairs (like metal folding chairs and desk chairs), and genuinely enjoyed wearing sunglasses on long car rides. He was just a few months old when he took his first wilderness therapy trip. […]

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