Monthly Archives: May 2009

The core tenets of the 12 Steps, includi…

Anger and the 12-steps.   The core tenets of the 12 Steps, including rigorous honesty, are related to cognitive-behavioral therapy and share some of the same approaches for permanently changing one’s behavior. The 12 Steps challenge our thinking about the way … Continue reading

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Just returned from two informative and p…

Just returned from two informative and productive days in Baltimore, MD meeting with 20+ educational consultants and wonderful colleagues of therapeutic programs from around the country. It was exciting to catch up with everyone, hear about the important work that … Continue reading

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I had the wonderful opportunity of visit…

I had the wonderful opportunity of visiting a nationally recognized adolescent eating disorder hospital today and meeting with the clinical treatment team there. One of our parents helped set up the visit – encouraging us to promote the success we … Continue reading

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Its always exciting when we can provide …

Its always exciting when we can provide new opportunities for growth and fun at FFS, a therapeutic boarding school for struggling teens. This past weekend was the kick-off of our horseback riding program. Three teen girls attended. One of the … Continue reading

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Do you know a troubled teen girl? Perha…

Do you know a troubled teen girl? Perhaps she is struggling with depression, cutting or an eating disorder. A therapeutic boarding school may help. Please see the following informational articles. Teen Girl Depression Problems, Understanding Eating Disorders and Understanding Self … Continue reading

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I did volunteer trail maintenance work t…

I did volunteer trail maintenance work today for the NY/NJ Trail Conference. I have a portion of the Long Path. It is great to be outdoors & giving back! The NY/NY Trail Conference builds, protects and maintains 1700 miles of … Continue reading

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Alumni return to work. This is an ex…

This is an exciting time of the year as The Family Foundation School, a therapeutic boarding school, begins to welcome back alumni who will be working at the school for some portion of their summer break from college. It is … Continue reading

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Today’s visit to…

Today’s visit to the adolescent treatment center was especially meaningful, because I was able to meet a prospective student. She is schedule to come to The Family Foundation School (a therapeutic boarding school) next week. My visit provided us an opportunity … Continue reading

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Today, I visited two adolescent programs

Today, I visited two adolescent treatment centers, one that specializes in adolescents with substance abuse and one that provides treatment to adolescents with dual diagnoses (mental health and substance abuse).   We have received students from both programs and so I went to … Continue reading

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The Family Foundation School hosted a vi…

The Family Foundation School hosted a visit by two representatives of Winston Prep School in NYC.   Representatives visited FFS today to learn more about the school. They were impressed with the students and the school. They have invited me to … Continue reading

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