Boarding schools for troubled teens serving Asheville, North Carolina - Learn about Shepherds Hill Academy - boarding schools and therapeutic boarding schools.

Looking for a boarding school near Asheville, North Carolina for a troubled teen? Would you consider one in Georgia instead?

Maybe you’ve been struggling with an angry or misbehaving teen in your home? Has your troubled teen been expelled from school, or gotten into trouble with authorities? Do you worry about their safety? As a result, you may be looking into residential care options; such as boots camps, a therapeutic boarding school or a wilderness program for troubled teenagers.
Boarding Schools for Troubled Teens in Asheville, North Carolina
We invite you to check out Shepherd’s Hill Academy, while it is not located in Asheville, North Carolina. For over two decades, Shepherd’s Hill Academy has been helping troubled boys and girls, helping them get back on track. We’ve helped hundreds of teens from around the country from homes just like yours.

Shepherd’s Hill Academy is unashamedly Christ-centered, believing that transformation due to a relationship with Jesus is the only genuine and lasting change. We provide a first-rate education, person-to-person mentoring and counseling, equine therapy, and teamwork exercises to help teens grow character and learn to make responsible decisions.

A Hybrid Between a Wilderness Program and a Boarding School, with a Christian Emphasis

Shepherd’s Hill Academy, located in northeast Georgia about 2 hours from Atlanta, is a blend of a therapeutic wilderness program and a Christian boarding school with several forms of therapy, including counseling and equine therapy. Teens attend Shepherd’s Hill Academy from the east coast, south, midwest, western states and west coast, including from towns like: Albany, Springfield, Jersey City, Newark, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Richmond-Petersburg, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (Hampton Roads), Raleigh-Durham, Greensboro/Winston-Salem, Charlotte, Savannah, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami (South Florida) and Asheville.

The Wilderness Program is the First Phase

The early part of a stay at Shepherd’s Hill Academy is a wilderness program, designed to eliminate distractions, build trust and teach teamwork. Living without electronics and other conveniences leaves time to contemplate more meaningful issues of life. The necessity of cooperating to meet simple daily needs requires coping and teamwork abilities, compelling teens to consider how their contribution impacts others.

The Residential Program is Next

Once the teens in our care demonstrate responsible decisions and take ownership of their development, they shift to the residential program and move to a home on campus. This phase prepares them to transition into society as privileges and individual freedoms are restored.

An Accredited Boarding School in Georgia with Certified Teachers and College Prep

All throughout the program, teens attend our on-campus, fully accredited junior and senior high school, staffed with Georgia certified instructors. We desire students to get caught up and to also prepare for college, so we also incorporate test prep for the SAT and ACT as part of our regular curriculum.

We can equip troubled youth with the skills needed to become more confident, productive and respectful at home, school, and in the community. We provide a state accredited junior and senior high school on campus. Our unique combination of wilderness therapy, certified equine program, and first-class school is all designed to bring focus back into a child’s life. We also utilize accountability groups, individual behavioral and family counseling.

Though we are not located in Asheville, North Carolina, we do have students who come to our school from all over the country, including Asheville, North Carolina. The distance, and the time away from home is an effective opportunity to bring healing to your entire family. Call us at 706-779-5766 or visit the rest of this site to learn more.

More about boarding schools in or near Asheville, North Carolina:Asheville is a city in and the county seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States.GR It is the largest city in Western North Carolina, and the 11th largest city in North Carolina. The City is home to the United States National Climatic Data Center , which is the world’s largest active archive of weather data. The U.S. Census Bureau determined that Asheville’s population in 2010 was 83,393. Asheville is a part of the four-county Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area, the population of which was estimated by the Census Bureau in 2010 to be 417,012.

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Thank you for considering Shepherds Hill Academy as you look for  a therapeutic boarding school or wilderness program for troubled teens in or near Asheville, North Carolina.

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A therapeutic boarding school for teens with behavioral therapy counseling . . . unruly teens, out of control teens, teens are who are rebelling, struggling teens, angry teens, at-risk teens, teens with ADD, ADHD, OCD, and rebellion. SHA is a Christian therapeutic residential school for troubled teens that offers wilderness therapy and a boarding school. We are a state-licensed wilderness therapy program, plus we provide counseling for teens and equine therapy. Troubled teens come to us from North Carolina, and Virginia, as well as from New England states like Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Troubled teens also come to us from central states like Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. In the South, teens come from Texas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and from Arkansas.

Boarding Schools for Troubled Teens in Asheville, North Carolina | Shepherds Hill Academy

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