How to Help a Friend Who is Struggling

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Apr 5, 2021 3:15:03 PM

What should you do if a friend approaches you about a particular problem and you aren't sure how to respond? Better yet, how can you best support them if they don't want you sharing their secrets? Here are some tips to consider. 

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Topics: Tweens, Counseling, For Youth

How Equine Therapy Helped Lacy Heal

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Mar 12, 2021 8:16:12 AM

Can you imagine being nine years old and watching your parents drive away forever?

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Topics: Equine Therapy, Animal-Assisted Therapy, Counseling, childhood trauma

How to Talk to Your Parents About Getting Help

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Feb 15, 2021 10:59:18 AM
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Topics: Tweens, Adolescents/Teens, Bullying, Counseling, For Youth

How to Practice Radical Acceptance [For Kids & Parents]

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Apr 24, 2020 3:41:02 PM

One of the many approaches we take at Idaho Youth Ranch is a form of therapy called Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

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Topics: For Parents, Counseling, Programs and Services, Toxic Stress, Covid-19, Anxiety, dbt

How Are Kids Experiencing COVID-19?

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Apr 9, 2020 11:55:42 AM

It’s easy for adults to believe that because children are small, their emotions are also small or somehow less real. This could not be further from the truth.

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Topics: Communication, For Parents, Early Childhood, Tweens, Adolescents/Teens, Behavior, Families, Counseling, Toxic Stress, Covid-19, Anxiety

Choosing the Right Therapist For Your Child

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Sep 16, 2019 8:29:16 AM

There's so much to consider when it comes to child counseling that many parents can begin to feel overwhelmed. It's essential to take things one step at a time so that you feel comfortable with your choices and so that your child gets the most out of counseling. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a therapist.

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Topics: Counseling, Programs and Services