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Greg's multi-faceted professional background provides excellent preparation for service as Director of Outreach at Wingate Wilderness Therapy....

Greg's multi-faceted professional background provides excellent preparation for service as Director of Outreach at Wingate Wilderness Therapy. Greg has been an educator, executive and entrepreneur in the...

Wingate Wilderness Acquires New Director of Admissions to Facilitate Long Term Growth

Wingate Wilderness Acquires New Director of Admissions to...Wingate Wilderness Acquires New Director of...Wingate Wilderness Acquires New Director of Admissions to...

By Greg Hitchcock

WinGate Wilderness Therapy is excited to announce the hiring of industry leader Christopher Black as our new Director of Admissions.  With over 24 years of experience in behavioral health, focused largely in Wilderness therapy,...

WinGate Wilderness Therapy is excited to announce the hiring of industry leader Christopher Black as our new Director of Admissions.  With over 24 years of experience in behavioral health, focused largely in Wilderness therapy, Christopher brings a wealth of knowledge and...

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Combating Depression with Wilderness Therapy

Combating Depression with Wilderness TherapyCombating Depression with Wilderness TherapyCombating Depression with Wilderness Therapy

By Greg Hitchcock

About 15 million people every year suffer from depression in the United States. It is one of the most complex psychological issues anyone can face and affects all age groups: From adolescents to elders, depression captures sufferers in a...

About 15 million people every year suffer from depression in the United States. It is one of the most complex psychological issues anyone can face and affects all age groups: From adolescents to elders, depression captures sufferers in a seemingly inescapable cage of sadness....

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Managing And Coping With Anger

Managing And Coping With AngerManaging And Coping With AngerManaging And Coping With Anger

By Greg Hitchcock

Anger is one of the basic emotions hardwired into the human brain. Anger can sometimes be scary – for both the person experiencing it and people around him or her – but there is nothing wrong or shameful about feeling angry now and...

Anger is one of the basic emotions hardwired into the human brain. Anger can sometimes be scary – for both the person experiencing it and people around him or her – but there is nothing wrong or shameful about feeling angry now and then. Anger is natural, and it can even...

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Hope for Those Who Suffer from Opioid Addiction

Hope for Those Who Suffer from Opioid AddictionHope for Those Who Suffer from Opioid AddictionHope for Those Who Suffer from Opioid Addiction

By Greg Hitchcock

Every year, millions of Americans struggle with opioid addiction. In 2015, about 2.6 million people aged 12 or older suffered opioid addiction involving two common forms of the drug. Opioids include many pain relief prescriptions, plus...

Every year, millions of Americans struggle with opioid addiction. In 2015, about 2.6 million people aged 12 or older suffered opioid addiction involving two common forms of the drug. Opioids include many pain relief prescriptions, plus dangerous street drugs like heroin. In...

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How to Save Your Teenage Child From Substance Abuse With Wilderness Therapy

How to Save Your Teenage Child From Substance Abuse With...How to Save Your Teenage Child From Substance...How to Save Your Teenage Child From Substance Abuse With...

By Greg Hitchcock

Signs to Look For if You Suspect Your Teenager Has a Substance Abuse Problem For parents who are concerned with the possibility that their child is taking drugs, or perhaps experiencing a problem with alcohol, it can be a very...

Signs to Look For if You Suspect Your Teenager Has a Substance Abuse Problem For parents who are concerned with the possibility that their child is taking drugs, or perhaps experiencing a problem with alcohol, it can be a very scary time. Teenage substance abuse can have...

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The Real Healing Power Of The Wilderness

The Real Healing Power Of The WildernessThe Real Healing Power Of The WildernessThe Real Healing Power Of The Wilderness

By Greg Hitchcock

Help In A Crisis There's a psychological element involved with at-risk youth that requires them to seek outward assistance beyond the ability of parents or guardians. Consider your own childhood and adolescence. Weren't there areas where it would...

Help In A Crisis There's a psychological element involved with at-risk youth that requires them to seek outward assistance beyond the ability of parents or guardians. Consider your own childhood and adolescence. Weren't there areas where it would have been fine to get help from mom and...

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Wilderness Therapy Over Other Types Of Therapy, Why It Works

Wilderness Therapy Over Other Types Of Therapy, Why It WorksWilderness Therapy Over Other Types Of...Wilderness Therapy Over Other Types Of Therapy, Why It Works

By Greg Hitchcock

Where to Get Help It’s been a long, tiring day, and you finally head to bed. You glance down to your phone and see how late it is, but you know you’ll have another restless night. Things have been so challenging lately, and you...

Where to Get Help It’s been a long, tiring day, and you finally head to bed. You glance down to your phone and see how late it is, but you know you’ll have another restless night. Things have been so challenging lately, and you can tell things are only getting worse......

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How Can Wilderness Therapy Stop My Child From Being A Bully

How Can Wilderness Therapy Stop My Child From Being A BullyHow Can Wilderness Therapy Stop My Child From...How Can Wilderness Therapy Stop My Child From Being A Bully

By Greg Hitchcock

Why They Bully Someone who acknowledges their self-worth and genuine value as a unique individual often seeks to find that same worth and value in others. Similarly, a person who dislikes themselves and does not believe in their own worth seeks...

Why They Bully Someone who acknowledges their self-worth and genuine value as a unique individual often seeks to find that same worth and value in others. Similarly, a person who dislikes themselves and does not believe in their own worth seeks to destroy the self-esteem and self...

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Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy

Transpersonal Wilderness TherapyTranspersonal Wilderness TherapyTranspersonal Wilderness Therapy

By Greg Hitchcock

Emotional Roller Coaster- You Are Not Alone Life with a teenager is often like the roller coaster ride at a local amusement park. Only your teen isn't amusing and it's a ride that doesn't appear to be able to stop. One day they are loving and fun...

Emotional Roller Coaster- You Are Not Alone Life with a teenager is often like the roller coaster ride at a local amusement park. Only your teen isn't amusing and it's a ride that doesn't appear to be able to stop. One day they are loving and fun and you cannot believe your good...

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