All Kinds of News for February 10, 2021
Shortridge Academy is excited to announce Meg Paul, LCSW as its new Clinical Director. Meg comes to Shortridge having been a primary wilderness therapist, an adolescent and family therapist both in community mental health and private practices, and having held several leadership positions throughout her career. Meg was a Camp Program Director before obtaining her dual Masters in Social Work and Adventure Therapy from the University of New Hampshire. “I am excited to bring my experience and passion to the Shortridge community to help grow and foster the great work that is already being done” - Meg Paul, LCSW Clinical Director
“I am thrilled to have Meg join the Shortridge leadership team and community. Having had the privilege of knowing Meg since she started in the field as a wilderness therapy guide, I have great confidence that Meg’s skill set and expertise is ideally suited for the role, school philosophy, and our organizational goals for continuous improvement and growth.” - Mik Oyler, M.Ed. Head of School & COO
As many are aware, Christina Smalley is shifting responsibilities from Clinical Director to Clinical Specialist. Shortridge is fortunate to have Christina continue to contribute her expertise in her new role, working closely with Meg, the Admissions team, and new families transitioning to the school. Meg can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, (866) 828-9243, or through the new website ShortridgeAcademy.com
Shortridge Academy is the most normalized and progressive therapeutic boarding school in the country. Its strength-based, authoritative approach supports well those students struggling with anxiety, depression, family dysfunction, and learning disabilities. Shortridge prepares students to return to traditional academic settings by practicing skills through access to technology, frequent home visits, off-campus trips, and work-study opportunities.
About Shortridge Academy
Shortridge Academy is a private co-ed Therapeutic Boarding School, founded in 2002, emphasizing challenging yet supportive college prep academics within a therapeutic community. Located in southeastern New Hampshire with close proximity to both the seacoast and the mountains, Shortridge’s setting and Positive Youth Development model provides students with an ideal environment to further develop their sense of self and strengthen family relationships in an intellectually stimulating learning environment reflective of a traditional boarding school.