Director of Admissions
Beth Embry
Admissions Phone
Physical Address
2200 Price Road
Martin, GA
shepherdshillacademy.org
Shepherd's Hill Academy is a faith-based nonprofit Residential Therapeutic Boarding School with a Wilderness Therapy Component. Nestled in the foothills of the Blueridge Mountains, SHA serves teen boys and girls in offering gender-specific treatment between the ages of 12 & 17. SHA Serves teens with: ADHD Substance, Behavioral & Digital Addiction Trauma, PTSD Anxiety, Depression, Self-Harm, Suicidal Ideations Behavioral Issues Attachment Issues Anger Issues Family Relationship Issues Therapeutic Component: * Master's level therapists & clinical director serve teens through weekly individual therapy, group therapy, equine therapy, and family sessions. * Therapists are trained in the areas of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Mindfulness, Addiction therapy, Trauma therapy, Yoga Faith-Therapy, Aspects of Art Therapy, components of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and other treatment modalities. Academic Component: * Onsite fully accredited academy with state-certified teachers and principal & classroom-based instruction * Student to staff ratio of 5:1 Wilderness Component: * Students live in an unplugged adventure setting that is a 10-20 minute walk from the main campus for the duration of their stay. * Students help construct and maintain their fixed cabin structures, prepare and cook meals, and engage in other team building and group activities. SHA is licensed by the state of Georgia as an Outdoor Childcare Facility (OCF) and academically by the GA Accrediting Commission.

General Information

Non-Profit
Privately Owned
Trace & Beth Embry

Residential Treatment

Christian
12 - 17
Yes
No
12 Months
36
Rural
Gender specific cabins for up to 9
Students are Always in "Line-of-Sight" with staff
No
HIGH: Family Expected on weekly calls (or more) & to attend all family workshops (weekly , monthly or quarterly)
0%
0%
100%
0%
0%

Insurance

> 50%
Full Time Staff Member
No

Therapy - Individual

Yes
2 Hours
1
> 50%
12 Clients
Yes

Therapy - Group

Yes
1 Hours
2 Hours
0 Hours
Yes

Additional Professionals & Medical Rule Outs

> 50%
Call for information
No
No

Treatment Modalities

Yes
Yes
Yes
Art
Yoga
No

Staff

1:5
Yes
Yes
High School Diploma
100 Hours

Academic

7 - 12
1:5
Traditional teacher-led class
Possible online dual enrollment or AP classes
Call For More Information
Call For More Information
Traditional School Calendar & Required Summer Term
No
No
Classes
Yes

Transition Programming

No
Call For More Information
Call for more Information

Accreditation

State License
Outdoor Childcare Facility (OCF)
Georgia Accrediting Commission

Nuts & Bolts

Yes
< $1000.00
Call for more information
$7000 - $10,000 / month
Greenville [GSP]
1 Hours
> 50%
No
No
No
Elopement
Infectious Disease
Major Injury | Death
Pregnancy
Restraint
Runaways
2 Hours
Mission Statement
To bring hope and healing to families through God’s Truth, resulting in cultural transformation.