Asheville Academy, an accredited therapeutic boarding school for Kansas youth, is focused on helping adolescents find lasting change. Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains just outside of Asheville, North Carolina, Asheville Academy provides a therapeutic environment primarily for girls ages 10 to 14. Even though our program is located in North Carolina, we help families from Kansas and all over the nation.
As one of the top therapeutic boarding schools for Kansas girls, Asheville Academy has designed a unique therapeutic approach for struggling girls dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, oppositional defiance disorder, or school refusal. Asheville Academy helps young girls from Kansas and their families find success through accredited academics, animal and equine therapy, and experienced and caring staff.
Asheville Academy helps families from Kansas who say their family dynamic feels broken and has left them and their daughters with feelings of failure, low self-respect, or family distort. Our family approach integrates family seminars and family therapy to help Kansas families reconnect, repair, and rebuild a happier, healthier dynamic.
Although Asheville Academy is not located in Kansas, we’ve helped families from Kansas and all over the country. Distancing girls from their current environment can be an important part of the healing process. During their time at Asheville Academy, students are removed from distractions and are able to focus on achieving lasting change. For more information about how our therapeutic boarding school helps Kansas families, please call 800-264-8709.
Therapeutic approaches which are developmentally appropriate for students ages 10-14.
Presence of animals on campus provides ‘in the moment’ therapeutic benefits.
Reconnecting and rebuilding family relationships through family therapy.
At Asheville Academy for Girls, Kansas girls transform into resilient and confident young women. Asheville Academy, a leading therapeutic boarding school, recognizes that students have individual strengths and benefit from personalized solutions. With our expert staff and clinical model, we help girls emerge from problem-centered and self-defeating patterns and start a journey towards the enriched life they are capable of and deserve. We use a multidisciplinary approach to address the individual challenges girls may face that includes:
Participating in Asheville Academy’s Equine and Animal Therapy program helps students improve communication skills, build responsibility, personal growth, self-reflection, and healthy relationship patterns. Students have the opportunity to interact with horses, bunnies, chickens, pigs, and goats through our animal therapy program.
At our therapeutic boarding school, every girl’s journey is unique. To ensure each girl gets the specific help she needs, we provide a range of clinical expertise. Our team of licensed professional counselors have training, certifications, or licensure in multiple therapeutic techniques including, Art Therapy, Family Therapy, Therapeutic Wilderness Interventions, and Clinical Addictions Licensure.
Asheville Academy helps Kansas families reconnect by working directly with their child’s therapist, participating in family seminars and therapy, and having a flexible visitation schedule. Families are encouraged to maintain regular communication with their daughter as she transitions through our program to help repair family dynamics.
“We owe everything to Asheville Academy. They returned our daughter to us, and she is now truly HOME.” – Tricia, Mother
“We felt there was good communication with administration, and that all staff members were highly competent and knowledgeable” – Bill, Father
“We really love this school. I wish more girls had a chance to participate in this amazing, possibly life saving program” Kelly, Mother
“Our daughter was able to become a leader and really started to develop future goals to include going to college. Our daughter learned how to take feedback and actually set a great example for us, her parents.” Ryan, Father