Wilderness Therapy Camp Utah
WinGate Wilderness Therapy camp for teenagers is the premier wilderness camp program for helping at-risk adolescents from Utah heal from past trauma, while helping them develop the skills and traits necessary to succeed in their lives moving forward. Teenage boys and girls from Utah find the professional support they need at WinGate through clinical field staff and practitioners, as well as social and peer support from a group composed of other troubled teen boys and girls in similar situations.
WinGate offers an unparalleled experience and opportunity for emotionally challenged teenagers through therapeutic intervention, assessment, and treatment. WinGate's wilderness therapy camp for adolescents from Utah provides a safe space in which our teen participants can discover who they really are while healing past traumas, and creating new possibilities as they connect with their highest potential.
Through individualized treatment plans, and specialized therapeutic approaches, such as Group therapy and Experiential therapy, teen boys and girls experience the care and support needed to find optimal success and joy in their lives.
WinGate Wilderness Therapy helps emerging adults from Utah, ages 18-28, through their young adult program, Expanse Wilderness. For more information, please visit the Expanse Wilderness therapy for adults website, or call them at (800) 685-3059.
A Proven Therapeutic Model
WinGate's wilderness therapy camp for teenagers has offered a proven therapeutic model and therapeutic outdoor program for over 13 years. Utah adolescents enrolling at WinGate have a unique opportunity to grow and heal while guided by caring staff, supportive peer groups, and industry leading mental health counselors.
Here at WinGate, our teenage clients are challenged by daily hiking, primitive hard skills development, backpacking, shelter building, and outdoor living. As they become proficient in these challenging activities they build a sense of confidence and community. They learn to overcome hardship and find pride and satisfaction in their hard work and extraordinary efforts. As they begin to see changes in little things, they will learn how to apply that same tenacity and determination in all aspects of their life and therapeutic journey.
Where Can I Send My Out of Control Teenager?
Confronting an out of control teenager is a daunting task. At WinGate, our wilderness therapy camp for teen boys and girls from Utah provides a supportive structure and routine in which out of control teenagers can learn useful and healthy coping skills to better communicate their needs and desires.
Our highly trained field instructors have years of experience in listening to, supporting, and reaching at-risk adolescents exhibiting out of control behaviors, caused by things such as sexual promiscuity, under-achievement or process addiction (gaming).
WinGate Wilderness Therapy is a safe and supportive environment where your out of control teenager can receive the help they need, and experience moments of success and growth. Unique from other treatment models and modalities, WinGate offers an experience in the wilderness where the day-to-day challenges are always changing, allowing out of control teen boys and girls the opportunity to gain control, and creatively find direction in their lives.
Wilderness Camp for Teens from Utah
The adolescent wilderness clients at WinGate Wilderness Therapy camp experience a safe environment shaped by structure and routine. Our teen participants learn how to manage their time and efforts in order to focus on the activities and behaviors that best help them achieve their highest potential. WinGate's wilderness camp for teenagers supports students through peer mentorship and individualized treatment plans developed by the teenage client's practitioner.
WinGate's wilderness camp for teens from Utah ensures that each of our adolescent wilderness clients are cared for emotionally, physically and therapeutically. Here, teen participants experience the highest level of care with the optimal opportunity for growth at WinGate. Each teenage client from Utah is ensured a unique and individualized experience filled with opportunities for growth, development, and healing.
Years of Experience in the Treatment Industry
If you are experiencing challenges with your troubled adolescent child, call WinGate today. Our compassionate and caring admissions specialist has years of experience in the treatment industry, and understands the challenges and needs of families looking for help. WinGate's intake counselor will be able to align your teen with a mental health counselor who will best connect with, and address your child's needs.
At WinGate Wilderness Therapy camp we do not believe in a "one size fits all" approach, rather we pride ourselves on seeing each family, and each adolescent wilderness client as an individual with unique and personalized needs that require a specialized approach and specific support. At WinGate our primary goal is the emotional safety and physical wellbeing of your child as we challenge and guide them along their therapeutic journey to healing and growth.
Don't delay, call our admissions specialists at WinGate today, to get your child on the path to healing, recovery, and growth!
Mental Health Resources for Parents in Utah:
Utah Department of Substance Abuse & Mental Health (DSAMH) - The Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) was instituted as the State of Utah’s mental health and substance abuse authority. The mission of DSAMH is simple: to cultivate health, hope and healing while overseeing the publicly subsidized treatment and prevention policies. If you, a friend, or a family member is struggling with a mental health problem, or an issue with alcohol, tobacco or substance abuse, there is assistant available to you.
Utah Recovery Advocates for Recovery Awareness (USARA) - USARA's mission is simple: to support, advocate, celebrate, and educate our citizens on behalf of alcohol and drug addiction recovery. As Utah's established addiction recovery community organization, USARA centers on the reality of long-term recovery from addiction and other substances for the both the abuser and their families. As a recovery community organization, USARA's goal is to increase the quality and capacity of support available to all those seeking long-term addiction recovery.
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