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Seattle Boot Camp for Teens Alternative

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Clean, comfortable, and safe accommodations

A strong focus on family participation & support

Small-group setting guarantees personalized attention

Why traditional boot camps may not solve your teen’s problems

Summer programs for troubled youths often fail to address significant mental health issues properly. Here’s why:

  • 🚫 Overly strict: Such programs can be excessively harsh for teens with serious mental health challenges.
  • 🤕 Emotional well-being is neglected: Emotional health is often not given enough attention.
  • 💔 Temporary effects: Behavioral changes achieved in these programs are typically short-lived.
  • 👤 Lacking individual therapy: There’s a shortage of customized care for deeper mental health concerns.
  • 🔍 Surface-level therapy: These programs often fail to identify and address the underlying reasons for a teen’s behavior.

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Key limitations of boot camps in Seattle

Summer camps for troubled youths that rely on military-style discipline may appear as quick solutions for behavioral problems, but they come with notable drawbacks:

  • 🏋️ Physical harm: The hard physical activities at these camps can harm teens.
  • 📚 Education is overlooked: These camps focus more on rules than learning and education.
  • 🤷‍♂️ Staff aren’t well-trained: A lot of the people working at these camps don’t know how to deal with different teen problems.
  • 👪 Families aren’t involved: In these military-style summer camps for troubled teens, there’s not much chance for families to help with their teen’s growth and support.
  • 🚩 Ethical concerns: The tough ways in these camps make people worry about how the teens are treated and looked after.

Teen Residential Treatment – A better summer program for troubled teens

If you’re in need of a program that combines discipline and mental health support, our teen residential treatment center at Avery’s House in Boise could be suitable for your teen. Our approach is focused on assisting teens to form positive habits, grow emotionally, and enhance their mental well-being.

Proximity & accessibility

  • Families from Seattle can reach Avery’s House by a one-hour flight or an 8-hour drive, making visits to their teen convenient.

Nurturing environment

  • They reside in cozy spaces, enjoy healthy food, and follow a well-planned schedule that supports their recovery.

Personalized treatment

  • Treatment for each teen is personalized, often beginning with a 28-day program and adjusted based on clinical needs.

Proximity & accessibility

  • Families from Seattle can reach Avery’s House by a one-hour flight or an 8-hour drive, making visits to their teen convenient.

Nurturing environment

  • They reside in cozy spaces, enjoy healthy food, and follow a well-planned schedule that supports their recovery.

Personalized treatment

  • Treatment for each teen is personalized, often beginning with a 28-day program and adjusted based on clinical needs.

Teen residential treatment may be ideal if your child…

  • Just finished or is nearing the end of a psychiatric stabilization program in a hospital or inpatient facility.
  • Participated in outpatient programs (such as PHP or IOP) but requires more comprehensive support.
  • Needs a break from home, school, or social activities to focus completely on their recovery.

Program benefits

Avery’s House offers personalized residential mental health treatment for teens. Here are just a few reasons why our program is a better alternative to any summer boot camp for troubled youths in Seattle:

Educational support

Teens gain educational skills, including how to give presentations and collaborate with peers.

Dedicated recovery coaches

Our skilled therapists conduct regular support and therapy sessions each week.

Post-treatment plans

We provide ongoing support to your teen even after they finish their treatment with us.

Family involvement

Family involvement during the program provides emotional support for healing.

Life skills education

Teens develop life skills such as emotional regulation, effective communication, and self-awareness.

Medication management

When necessary, we meticulously fine-tune medications for your child’s overall well-being.

Educational support

Teens gain educational skills, including how to give presentations and collaborate with peers.

Dedicated recovery coaches

Our skilled therapists conduct regular support and therapy sessions each week.

Post-treatment plans

We provide ongoing support to your teen even after they finish their treatment with us.

Family involvement

Family involvement during the program provides emotional support for healing.

Life skills education

Teens develop life skills such as emotional regulation, effective communication, and self-awareness.

Medication management

When necessary, we meticulously fine-tune medications for your child’s overall well-being.

Therapeutic services included

We’ll personalize each teen’s therapy based on their unique personality, challenges & goals. Here are some of the services provided in our program:

  • Individual Therapy Sessions
  • Case Management
  • Experiential Therapies
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Community Based Activities
  • Family Therapy
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • LGBTQ Allyship

We accept insurance

We work with most major insurance providers to help minimize out-of-pocket costs. Let’s see if your provider will cover your teen’s treatment.

Take the next step at Avery’s House

At Avery’s House near Seattle, guiding teens to lead happy, productive lives is our goal.

We differ from standard summer camps for troubled youths in Seattle by treating both teen mental health and substance abuse issues.

Our approach centers on kindness and empathy, striving for comprehensive care and long-lasting positive outcomes rather than just instilling obedience.

Reach out for support today!

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How to get started?

Whether your child is beginning or continuing their recovery, getting into the Avery’s House Teen Program is a simple 3-step process that begins with one simple phone call or message.

1- The initial phone call

Tell us your teen’s story, explore treatment options, and discuss payment options.

2- Pre screening

Confirm treatment, insurance coverage, and details about what to expect.

3- Start Therapy

Arrive at Avery’s House, meet our staff and other participants, tour the facility, and get settled in.

1- The initial phone call

Tell us your teen’s story, explore treatment options, and discuss payment options.

2- Pre screening

Confirm treatment, insurance coverage, and details about what to expect.

3- Start Therapy

Arrive at Avery’s House, meet our staff and other participants, tour the facility, and get settled in.