My Teenage Son Refuses to See A Therapist. What Are My Options?

Finding help for your troubled teenage son via therapy can be met with acceptance or refusal. Some teen boys will welcome the opportunity to meet with a therapist, but that is not always the case. If you tried everything you know to do to convince your soon to go to therapy, you may feel like […]

Structure and Support: A New Environment May Be What Your Struggling Son Needs

Parents of sons often meet challenges with their behavior. Boys tend to be troublemakers and often participate in self-destructive behavior like lying, defying authority, anger, and substance abuse. When this behavior begins to put themselves and others at risk, they may benefit from a residential treatment program for teen boys. With the right structure and […]

If I Suspect My Son Has A Drug Addiction, What Should I Do?

Suspecting that your son has a drug addiction is an incredibly hard place to be as a parent. There is the constant worry that if you ask them about it, and you are wrong, you could alienate your child. But on the other side, if you don’t ask and your son does have a substance […]

Caring For Your Troubled Teen’s Sibling

For parents of a troubled teen, finding the right solution for a struggling teen can become an all-consuming task. However, becoming completely wrapped up in one child can cause parents to accidentally neglect the needs of their other children. While the other children in the family can help their troubled sibling, it is critical that […]

5 Reasons Why A Boot Camp Is Not The Answer To Your Teens Behavioral Conditions

Boot camps promise to change your teens behavior, but does that actually work? It seems there’s a boot camp for everything these days. There are boot camps for exercise, boot camps for married couples, and boot camps for computer coding. The general theme is to change something fast, with more force. This approach has even […]

Mix Military Discipline With High-Quality Therapy At Liahona Treatment Center

Your teen is struggling. Their behavior ranges from depression and anger to erratic and risk-taking. But your efforts to help them have failed with every attempt. What does your child need? Military discipline and tough love? Do they need emotional support? How do you decide which of the many troubled youth programs will actually help […]

Finding A Therapeutic Program For Your Troubled Teen Doesn’t Mean You’re “Giving Up”

Finding help for a troubled teen tends to follow a familiar pattern. It begins earlier on when their behavioral problems can no longer be managed by in-school intervention, and a child psychologist or local therapy program is suggested. These types of intervention may help your teen show some improvement for a while, but often, more […]

What Makes Behavior Modification Work – And How It Can Work For Your Teen?

The changes in therapy over the past hundred years is astonishing. With the advances in how we approach mental health and the way we understand the finer points of brain function, has given way to a whole new way of treating those who need behavior modification. When you have a troubled teen, you have probably […]

Help Your Teenage Son Start the New Year on the Right Foot

One of the best gifts you can give your teenage son is the knowledge that he can start each year, each month and even each day anew. There are consequences for past actions, but everyone has the ability to move on and resolve to do better. With 2019 is in its infancy and Chinese New […]

Help From Residential Treatment Centers For Teen Boys With Pornography Addictions

At residential treatment centers for teen boys, it is sadly not uncommon to have teenage boys as young as 13 who are already burdened with an addiction to pornography. If you aren’t sure if your son has a pornography addiction or if he does have one and you don’t know what to do, we want […]