Here is a quick assessment to determine if your teen would be right for our Christian boarding school...
Our Christian boarding school offers your teenager and your entire family a comprehensive approach to healing.
Your teenager will experience a new direction and purpose in life, sparked by a variety of Christ-centered, therapeutic approaches and mentoring by our staff.
As a nationally-recognized, state licensed residential school, Shepherd’s Hill Academy goes to great lengths to create a safe, loving, and authoritative environment for our students.
We are here to assist your family in this difficult time. When you contact us, you will speak to the Co-Founder, not a staff member.
Shepherd's Hill Academy is a therapeutic Christian boarding school designed to help turn around troubled teens. The unique benefit of our therapeutic program is that we provide an opportunity for troubled teens to get back to nature and to the more basic things in life. Through adventure-based therapy and ongoing counseling, boys and girls in our care mature in character development without distractions. We help teenagers to heal in their behaviors and thinking, all while creating a sense of significance, identity, humility, and gratitude. We provide a unique mix of program types, including: equine therapy, wilderness therapy, and personal and group counseling, while also repairing damaged grades and providing preparation for college or career. Our faith-based therapeutic Christian boarding school offers a wonderful team of caring Christian individuals who endeavor daily to bring about lasting change in the hearts and minds of troubled teens.
Please contact us via the online form or call us at (706)779-5766 to learn more.
This residential boarding school serves adolescents age 12-17 and their families, providing a dynamic approach to therapeutic healing.
Everything that our staff does is designed for therapeutic value and teachable moments -– whether it is in school, sports, leisure, or in their living area. Our teachers, on-campus counselors, program supervisors, and residential staff are all unified in the therapeutic goals for each student, and regularly meet to discuss each resident's progress. Our 24/7 care provides teenagers with the opportunity to grow spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically, through individual, group, and family therapeutic activities and counseling.
The milieu therapy, our environment is intentionally designed to provide a rich, discipleship-focused atmosphere that promotes physical, emotional, and spiritual health and healing to troubled teenagers and their families.
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