Wilderness Therapy Develops Self-Worth
In the summer of 2010, I had the privilege of witnessing a student from her first day through to her last day. I was on rotation the day she arrived, worked in her group throughout the summer, and was on rotation the day she left. Amy was here for a variety of clinical issues including […]
The Granola Challenge
While I was a field staff at Outback Therapeutic Expeditions, we had a student named Eric who was a rock star throughout his stay; his history included a lot of substance abuse. Eric was heading home from Outback and returning to his previous environment. Throughout his stay, we had many a conversation on how he […]
What Wilderness Means
Find out what wilderness means as part of the wilderness therapy expedition for troubled teens who need some counseling.
The Challenges and Emotions of Wilderness Therapy
Find out the challenges and emotions that troubled teens go through while experiencing wilderness therapy, and see what it’s one of the best ways for teens to get help.