Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness Blog

Putting On Your Oxygen Mask First: Self-Care for Parents and Givers

As the Family Support Therapist at Blue Ridge, I work with the parents of our students in the field. My role is to offer space for families to experience their own process, which often parallels...

5 Things To Know About Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness

"What's new with Blue Ridge?" This question is one we often get asked. We have a fantastic team, strong leadership, and a comprehensive, individualized, clinical assessment focused program for...

The Benefits of Mindfulness

Now that you know the basics about mindfulness, let’s dive in a little bit more…

Wilderness Therapy for Pre-teens: Blue Ridge’s Footsteps Program Continues to Evolve by Enriching Family Involvement

Blue Ridge first opened our Footsteps group for pre-teens in 2006, as one of the first wilderness therapy programs to work with this younger adolescent age group. It has always been...

Nomadic Therapeutic Wilderness Programs Offer a Deep Immersion in the Healing Embrace of Nature

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and...

Teens with Substance Abuse Develop Self Efficacy in Wilderness Therapy

How many times have we seen someone we love refuse to do something without ever trying? In our hearts, we know that if they would just give it a try, there is a good chance that they would...

Cultivating a “Growth Mindset” in Wilderness Therapy

When my best friend first tossed the idea my way, I had two competing thoughts, of equal size and strength, immediately pop into my brain. Thought #1: “She believes in you, and wants what’s best...

Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness is excited to announce the addition of Emily Miranda, MSW, LCSW.Your Blog Post Title Here...

Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness focuses on offering the most effective and individualized programming possible for its clients and their families. It provides the best programming by employing...

The Heart Space

I had the privilege of being an observer when I went for an overnight with the SPARK group last week. Not new to wilderness therapy, but new to seeing how all the pieces come together: the kids,...

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