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Montana DBT Treatment Center for Girls

DBT for Girls from Montana

Evangelhouse is a DBT Treatment Center for Montana Girls. DBT was developed by Dr. Marsha M. Linehan and is rooted in cognitive-behavioral therapy principles. It was initially designed to treat individuals with borderline personality disorder but has since been adapted to help people with various emotional and behavioral challenges. DBT places a strong emphasis on acceptance and change, aiming to balance seemingly opposing concepts to facilitate personal growth.

Core Components of DBT:

Emotion Regulation:

DBT focuses on teaching individuals how to identify, understand, and regulate their emotions. This is particularly crucial for adolescents who may be navigating the tumultuous waters of adolescence, where emotional intensity is common.

Distress Tolerance:

Adolescents often face situations that cause distress, and Evangelhouse DBT Treatment Center for Montana Girls equips them with skills to tolerate and cope with these challenging moments. This is especially beneficial in preventing impulsive or self-destructive behaviors.

Interpersonal Effectiveness:

Building and maintaining healthy relationships are fundamental components of mental well-being. DBT helps adolescents develop effective communication skills, assertiveness, and conflict-resolution strategies.

Mindfulness:

Mindfulness is a key element of DBT, encouraging individuals to stay present in the moment. This skill aids in reducing anxiety, promoting self-awareness, and helping adolescents make informed decisions.

Montana Behavioral Health

  •   A third of students surveyed in Montana said in the past 30 days their mental health was not good most of the time or always.
  •   More than 40% of students in Montana reported feeling sad or hopeless for two or more weeks in a row. About 20% of respondents in Montana said they had considered suicide.
  •   The survey found female students are more likely to experience poor mental health than male students.
  •   21% of youth (12-17) in the U.S. experience a severe mental health disorder at some time in their life.
  •   In Montana, approximately 50% of girls age 14 and older with a mental illness drop out of high school.
  •   One out of five girls ages 12 to 17 had experienced major depression within the last year.
  •   8.9 percent of teen girls experiment with drugs every month.
  •   16.4 percent of teen girls abuse alcohol..

You can find resources on mental health resources in Montana here: https://dphhs.mt.gov/

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    OUR DBT TREATMENT CENTER COMPONENTS:

    Spiritual

    Evangelhouse Christian Academy is a Christian boarding school based upon biblical principles.

    Therapeutic

    We integrate professional therapeutic services with Christian, biblical values.

    Academic

    Our licensed teachers with advanced degrees administer a nationally accredited curriculum.

    Social

    Every student is included as a valued member of the peer group and part of the positive peer culture.

    Physical

    Students learn assertiveness, empowerment, mood management, and character development.

    Stages

    Within each Lifeleaf stage, students have professional feedback to guide their progress and behavior.

    We Offer DBT for Girls with Depression and More

    At Evangelhouse DBT Treatment Center for Montana Girls, we understand navigating the complexities of adolescence can be challenging, especially for girls facing issues like depression. Recognizing the unique needs of young individuals, Evangelhouse has emerged as a beacon of hope, offering Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to empower girls in their journey toward mental health and well-being.

    Tailored Approach for Girls:

    Evangelhouse’s commitment to providing specialized care is evident in its tailored approach to DBT for girls. Understanding that every individual is unique, the program is designed to address the specific emotional and psychological needs of teenage girls struggling with depression and related issues.

    Holistic Healing Environment:

    At Evangelhouse, girls are embraced by a holistic healing environment that goes beyond conventional therapy. The program integrates various therapeutic modalities, educational support, and experiential activities to create a comprehensive approach to mental health. This allows girls to explore their potential, build resilience, and develop coping mechanisms in a supportive and nurturing atmosphere.

    Skill Building for Emotional Regulation:

    One of the key elements of DBT is the focus on emotion regulation. Evangelhouse equips girls with practical skills to identify, understand, and manage their emotions effectively. By learning to navigate the emotional rollercoaster of adolescence, girls can gain a sense of control over their lives and make informed decisions that contribute to their overall well-being.

    DBT Treatment Center for Girls from Montana

    Evangelhouse DBT treatment center for girls enrolls girls from Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and all across the US. We even have girls enrolled from multiple other countries including the UK, Canada, Mexico, and beyond. Families love our convenient location, no-cost airport pickups, and being away from a negative peer group so your daughter can focus on solving her issues.

    Call us at (800) 924-4012 or review our Admissions Page for more information. You can read about our criteria for admissions here.

    A Therapeutic Boarding School Offering DBT Just For Girls

    Evangelhouse DBT Treatment Center for Montana Girls is a boarding school with therapeutic support like DBT just for girls grades 6-12. While we are based on traditional values, we keep up with modern issues girls face including tech-related issues. Today’s teen girl has so many more potential dangers than any proceeding generation. Just consider that eating issues, self-esteem issues, and identity issues usually begin soon before or during puberty.  Eating disorders like binge eating, bulimia, or anorexia can have a negative impact on a teen girl’s family relationships, her physical health, her outlook, and her attitude

    Women are more likely than men to suffer from eating disorders. Add to this problem the invention of Instagram, TikTok, and other social media platforms and you have a recipe for disaster in today’s teenage girl.

    At Evanglehouse DBT Treatment Center for Montana Girls, we see many teen girls trying to find their place in society and want to be recognized and appreciated for who they are. Many of the young ladies we work with at Evangelhouse are dealing with anxiety and insecurity, and the root cause can be often traced back to a social media app. Often, it’s the student’s peers at their school who are causing the trouble. We address comparing ourselves to others in group therapy, and why the image you see on Instagram might not be an accurate portrayal of that person’s life.

    We understand that many girls may experience emotions of loneliness and even depression as a result of not fitting in, whether that is real or imagined. Add to that, consider all of the negativity today’s teen girl finds online. Violent video games, sexualized content, bullying, hate speech, and more are readily available online. Add to this the constant comparison and competition for “likes” and followers their peers in the high school compete for. It’s no wonder so many girls report feeling depressed.

    Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media platforms can be fantastic methods for kids to engage with the world when used appropriately. On the other side, they can be quite dangerous and harmful to self-esteem when misused.  Our staff oversees and influences the culture of positive peer influence at Evangelhouse. In this way, we seek to guide our students toward a more mature and responsible way of interacting and facing the dangers in today’s world.

    Campus Based on Christian Values

    Girls grades 6-12 come from all over the world come to the Evangelhouse Christian boarding school for girls to grow spiritually, academically, physically, and emotionally. Every aspect of the campus was chosen to promote recovery.

    We have many on-campus activities from sports to horseback riding. Evangelhouse Christian boarding school for girls strikes the ideal balance between seclusion and accessibility. Our girls and their families have access to a variety of rehabilitative and recreational activities on a private and secure campus. The girls will have the opportunity to gain stability before participating in off-campus activities.

    With supervision, students experience the social atmosphere, group therapeutic process, and spiritual tone of campus life. We nurture a positive 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.

    Students participate in a variety of positive peer culture development activities including:

    • Biblical character development
    • Discipleship small group meetings
    • Leadership training
    • Student Council
    • Weekly zone group staff feedback

    If you have any questions about our approach to therapy for girls, please call us at 1-800-924-4012 or visit our contact page to receive more information.

    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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