Troubled Girls and Treating Problems Rather Than Symptoms
By: Jerry Woodward
Trinity Teen Solutions is a Christian based residential treatment center for troubled girls. We provide therapeutic intervention for treating the problems rather than the symptoms. Trinity Teen Solutions offers programs comprising of the emotional, developmental, physical and psychological aspects of treatment to help troubled girls heal their emotional wounds from the core issues. We also provide a unique equine assisted therapy program and animal therapy as part of our counseling services. If your child could benefit from these unique opportunities, please allow us to help. Call 307-202-8400 for more information.
Most girls with serious emotional and behavioral problems need a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. It is necessary for any adolescent with these problems to be evaluated by an adolescent psychiatrist to know what the underlying issues of their symptoms are and how to properly treat them. When a treatable problem is identified, recommendations are provided and a specific treatment plan is developed. Several treatments are available for personality disorders, which include psychotherapy, medications and out of home placement.
There are no medications specifically approved for treating the behavioral problem. However, several types of psychiatric medications may help with the various symptoms. In troubled girls, psychotherapy is the main way for treating the personality problems. Psychotherapy is a general term for the process of treating personality disorders by talking about the condition and related issues with a therapist. During psychotherapy, girls can learn about their mood, feelings, thoughts and behavior. Using the insight and knowledge they gain in psychotherapy, troubled girls can learn healthy ways to manage their symptoms.
Typical Behavioral Problems of Troubled Girls
Oppositional defiant disorder
Reactive attachment disorder
Poor social skills
Grief and loss issues
Trinity Teen Solutions can help your child determine underlying issues and teach her tools for behavior change. We offer support and guidance in treating problems rather than the symptoms to get results. We encourage parenting groups for support, guidance and empowerment. Call our Admissions Specialist at 307-202-8400; your child could soon be replacing behavior problems with responsible behavior.