Christian Therapeutic Wilderness Program & Boarding School for a Teen in Crisis

We understand the pain parents are going through with a teen in crisis.  We’ve been helping families for over a decade to get their teen back on the right track.  Perhaps your troubled teen is involved in drugs, alcohol, promiscuous sexual activity, running with the wrong crowd, and simply making poor choices.  Possibly you don’t know where to turn because your teen in crisis has been diagnosed with  ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder), DTD (Developmental Trauma Disorder), or some other addiction or disorder.  Our professionally trained Christian staff can help your troubled teen and set them on the road to recovery.

If you have a teen in crisis you’re probably at the end of your rope and uncertain about their future.  Sometimes, a teen in crisis needs a change in environment and extra help to prepare them for adulthood. There is a difference between “normal adolescence” and a teen in trouble.  We want you to be aware of the warning signs.  At risk teens are more likely to become incarcerated by the Juvenile Justice System.  We can help to prevent that from happening.

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What we offer your teen in crisis:

    • New Creations Wilderness Therapy – Removes teens from societal influences, and promotes therapeutic healing
    • Next Step Program – Prepares teens to move back into the home, and how to deal with societal issues
    • Counseling – Individual, Group, Family Counseling. Monthly Parent Workshops. Bi-annual Parent & Sibling Conferences.
    • Equine Program – EAGALA certified instructors in behavioral, mental, physical, emotional and spiritual healing
    • Shepherd’s Hill Academy – Accredited, Private, Christian, Academy for Middle and Senior High students offering Advanced Placement classes

At Shepherd’s Hill Academy, the whole family finds therapeutic value and healing at our Christian Boarding School & Wilderness Therapeutic Program in Georgia. Distance and time away from the negative influence of their peers, and our 24/7 residential care keeps our students out of harm’s way, and allows for healing among all family members.

To help your teen in crisis and to learn more about Shepherd’s Hill Academy, please contact us or fill in the online inquiry form. You can also call us at (706) 703-4188. If our program is full, or not the right fit, we can help you find the right program for your child.

Though most of our students come from states in the southeast like Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), South Carolina (SC), North Carolina (NC) and Texas (TX), we’ve enrolled teens from the southwest in states like Arizona (AZ), New Mexico (NM), and California (CA), in the midwest and northwest, Illinois (IL), Nebraska (NE), Minnesota (MN), and Washington (WA). We can enroll teens throughout the U.S.