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Trauma Support at our Residential Treatment Center

Trauma can have a significant impact on a Connecticut teen girl’s mental and emotional well-being, and it is essential to receive proper treatment to address it. A girls-only Christian residential treatment center like Evangelhouse can be an ideal place for treating trauma, as we provide a unique environment that offers specific advantages to teenage girls from Connecticut. 

First and foremost, a girls-only Christian residential treatment center like Evangelhouse provides a safe and supportive environment for teenage girls who have experienced trauma. Trauma can make individuals feel unsafe and vulnerable, and it is crucial to receive treatment in a place that provides a sense of security and stability. A girls-only Christian residential treatment center like Evangelhouse can offer this by providing a nurturing environment with a dedicated staff that understands the unique challenges of adolescent girls from Connecticut. This environment fosters a sense of safety and security that allows girls to open up and engage in the therapeutic process.

Additionally, Evangelhouse offers a faith-based approach to treatment that can help teenage girls cope with their trauma. Christianity provides a foundation of hope, love, and forgiveness that can help individuals heal from the pain of trauma. Evangelhouse incorporates Christian values and teachings into the therapeutic process, helping girls connect with their faith and find a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in their lives. This faith-based approach can be particularly beneficial for girls who have grown up in a Christian home and value their faith.

Moreover, Evangelhouse provides a unique sense of community that can be particularly valuable for teenage girls from Connecticut. Adolescence is a time of significant social and emotional development, and girls can benefit from a community of peers who share similar experiences and challenges. A girls-only Christian residential treatment center like Evangelhouse can offer this community, providing girls with the opportunity to connect with other girls from Connecticut who have experienced similar traumas. Our community can provide a sense of belonging and support that can be particularly important for girls who may struggle with isolation and loneliness.

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    Evangelhouse: A Therapeutic Boarding School for Trauma

    Trauma is a common issue that many teen girls from Connecticut face, and it can have a significant impact on their mental health and overall well-being. When traditional therapy and support systems are not enough, therapeutic boarding schools like Evangelhouse can be an ideal place for teen girls to receive the help they need. At Evangelhouse, we provide a structured environment that is designed to help teen girls from Connecticut address their trauma and develop the skills they need to cope with it.

    One of the key benefits of Evangelhouse is that we provide a safe and supportive environment for teen girls from Connecticut to work through their trauma. We have a team of trained professionals, including therapists and counselors, who are experienced in working with teens who have experienced trauma. We are equipped to provide individual and group therapy, as well as other forms of support, such as DBT, equine therapy, and mindfulness exercises.

    Another benefit of Evangelhouse is that we provide a structured routine and daily schedule. For teen girls who have experienced trauma, structure and routine can be especially important. It can help them feel more grounded and provide a sense of predictability in their lives. Additionally, a structured environment can help teen girls establish healthy habits, such as regular exercise and healthy eating.

    Evangelhouse also provides a supportive community for teen girls from Connecticut. Many teens who have experienced trauma struggle with feelings of isolation and loneliness. At Evangelhouse therapeutic boarding school, teen girls can connect with others who are going through similar experiences. They can build friendships, learn from each other, and feel like they are part of a community.

    Another important benefit of Evangelhouse is that we offer a wide range of activities and programs to help teen girls develop new skills and interests. This can be especially important for teens who may have lost interest in things they once enjoyed due to their trauma. By participating in new activities, our girls can build their confidence, learn new skills, and develop a sense of purpose and meaning.

    Finally, Evangelhouse provides a supportive transition back into the home environment. After spending several months in a structured and supportive environment, teens are better equipped to handle the challenges they may face at home. By providing a comprehensive approach to addressing trauma, Evangelhouse can help girls heal and develop the skills they need to cope with their trauma and live happy, healthy lives.

    The Evangelhouse Trauma Treatment Center for Connecticut Girls serves Connecticut families due to our transferability of educational credits and distance from a negative peer group. Because of the distance involved, girls can focus on their issues and not on what’s going on back home.

    Best Types of Trauma Treatment Available for Teen Girls from Connecticut

    Teenage girls from Connecticut can experience a wide range of traumatic events, such as physical or sexual abuse, neglect, or witnessing violence. Trauma can have a significant impact on their mental and physical health, affecting their relationships, academic performance, and overall well-being. Fortunately, there are several effective trauma treatment options available for teen girls. This essay will discuss some of the best types of trauma treatment available for this population.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on changing negative thought patterns and behaviors. CBT has been shown to be effective in treating trauma-related disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. It involves helping the teen girl from Connecticut identify and challenge negative thoughts and beliefs about the traumatic event, learning coping strategies, and developing problem-solving skills. 

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of psychotherapy that combines cognitive-behavioral techniques with mindfulness practices. DBT is particularly useful for teens who have experienced multiple traumas or who have difficulty regulating their emotions. DBT helps teens learn to manage their emotions, cope with stress, and improve their interpersonal relationships. It can be provided in both individual and group therapy settings.

    The Evangelhouse RTC for Girls Community

    The unique setting at Evangelhouse residential treatment center (RTC) for girls from Connecticut provides a safe community that we believe allows our students to grow and study. In our community, we eliminate many of the outside world’s stressors that can hinder our residents from performing well academically and feeling well emotionally. Many of the stressors in our outside world may create overwhelming situations for our teens that are difficult to cope with. In the interest of fostering beneficial change in our teenage girls from Connecticut, we help them to develop coping strategies. 

    With supervision, students experience the social atmosphere, group therapeutic process, and spiritual tone of campus life. We nurture a healthy peer culture that emphasizes social responsibility, accountability, and leadership. The staff leads weekly interactive small-group meetings to teach students character development within their current social interactions. Here students learn relevant ways to apply biblical teachings to their actions. As students progress, they learn to look beyond themselves to provide encouragement and support for others.

    At Evangelhouse, we have designed our activities and daily structure to improve social competence. Personal responsibility is encouraged and rewarded in our community, and any hurting behavior is totally unacceptable.  As Evangelhouse students become more committed to caring for themselves and others in the community, they abandon hurtful behaviors.

    Between grades 6-12, a lot happens, so it’s crucial to maintain your relationship with your daughter from Connecticut. They will turn to you for direction, leadership, clarifications, and responses to queries that may be awkward for you to address. Your teen’s journey to maturity will be determined by how you respond to these circumstances.

    Unfortunately, it’s possible that your teen didn’t manage these crucial years as well as they might have. In the modern world, when children have access to the internet from an early age, there is a lot of pressure to blend in, act like others, or appear a certain way. Your youngster may go down dark roads as a result of these kinds of contemporary social pressures. At Evangelhouse RTC, we provide a healthy peer culture to ensure your daughter has a positive social group that influences her. We call this a part of “milieu therapy.”

    Milieu Therapy at Evangelhouse

    The main goal of Milieu treatment programming is to eliminate the stressors that can trigger negative emotions in our teenage residents. In turn, when we achieve de-risking of our residents, we produce a therapeutic setting.  Under the protection of a controlled therapeutic setting, our residents are able to develop new coping mechanisms. These new coping mechanisms become their personal set of tools to better cope with and understand the world. As our residents from Connecticut become more familiar with the routine at Evangelhouse, their ability to feel safe increases. Likewise, in a mutually safe environment, the peer group is able to build trust and make great progress in promoting emotional growth within each individual.

    There are many advantages to participating in Milieu therapy in a residential treatment center for girls. One advantage is that our teenagers learn to accept responsibility for their own actions. Another advantage is that they learn how to open up and disclose their difficulties. Our peer group receives regular feedback during therapy and this allows our residents to observe how their actions affect the community. This therapy setting offers them time to process and reflect on the consequences of the actions or decisions they have made in the past and how they can improve moving forward. 

    At Evangelhouse, our residents from Connecticut will participate in milieu therapy and gain coping skills that will help them in the real world.

    TESTIMONIALS

    Rose B
    Rose B
    2022-01-18
    This school literally has given my daughter her life back and has given us the tools to help her and herself into the future. This is a full circle, all encompassing program. From admission to graduation. Do not delete this school from your list! I almost did because it was far away...and...to be honest, I wasn't sure how I felt about a "Christian" school. Whether you are religious or not, don't be put off or think your child is going to be brainwashed. She's not! It is a part of the day and I thought my daughter would hate it (and so did she). But it turns out she found great comfort there and her faith! I thoroughly investigated this school. In addition to my own research, I also hired a company that researches and screens these types of programs. I also had my daughter's psychiatrist interview the director! I've done all the researching and investigating for you. Whatever your daughter's issues may be, I probably have them covered! My daughter's diagnosis' range from ADHD, Anxiety, High Risk Behavior, Adoption issues/trauma and psychosis. Do not waste your time. Don't wait for Spring or end of school or whatever timeline. Act now! The happiest day of my life was delivering her to the ECA. I actually slept for the first time in years. Knowing my daughter was finally getting the help she so deserved. Therapy, school, socialization, faith, responsibility, accountability, self-worth and confidence. We all ask or pray for help. Consider ECA as prayers answered.
    Tori Rivers
    Tori Rivers
    2020-08-27
    I graduated from ECA 4 years ago, and I can genuinely say that this place is truly amazing. It can and will help your daughter if she wants to put in the work. The staff and the girls I was with all made me feel like family and that I mattered. This place really saved my life, so if you are looking for a place that will help your daughter please send her here, I promise they will take care of her.
    Mark Brown
    Mark Brown
    2019-06-02
    We had a troubled teen. I found ECA online. I made a call and set up a visit. We were looking for a place that included God and biblical principles in their program. Now that our child has finished the program, WOW! Thank you ECA leadership. Every one on staff believes in the program. It shows! and it works!!
    Andy Pohl
    Andy Pohl
    2018-12-02
    This school has been an absolute Godsend for my daughter and our family. We realized a few months ago that she needed residential treatment. After an exhaustive search, we found the wonderful people at Evangelhouse. They do an amazing job keeping parents updated and are always available when we call. I have been impressed with the way that they are firm with the girls but also loving and caring. The process there is amazing, especially since it involves the family also. We were so happy to find a place that provides professional counseling with a Christian focus.
    Holly Savage
    Holly Savage
    2018-05-27
    Two years ago we were struggling to get our daughter on the right track. We had tried everything and knew that she would need to be placed in a residential treatment facility. We had searched for at least a year to find the right place. Were looking for a Christian, all girls, small, therapeutic program not too far from Texas. Somehow, someway, God lead us to the Evangelhouse website. We are so glad that we took his direction because it has meant a world of difference for our daughter, our family, our marriage, and our peace of mind! Evangelhouse has taken a once broken, low-self esteem, miserable, self-centered, hostile, angry, self-doubting teenager in crisis and changed her into a Christ-centered, selfless, self-loving, servant-hearted, mature, sensible, responsible, thoughtful young adult. ECA implements a program that strips each student down to the bare necessities in order for them to focus on what is truly important in life. I don't know where we would be without ECA. I now know what it is like to have a functional, happy, and peaceful family life.
    Ari Lawrence
    Ari Lawrence
    2018-04-27
    This place is absolutely fantastic. It has changed my life more than I can express in words. My family is whole again, and I have left my negative behaviors in the dust. This place will make all the difference for your daughter.
    Anna Page
    Anna Page
    2018-01-06
    Amazing place. Truely changed my life.
    G W
    G W
    2017-05-16
    I have know Mark and Karen for over 20yrs. You will not find a more dedicated and compassionate couple to work with and care for your children.

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