Asheville Academy helps Massachusetts teens find lasting change at our accredited therapeutic boarding school. Asheville Academy provides a therapeutic environment for girls ages 10-14 in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains just outside of Asheville, North Carolina. Although the program is located away from Massachusetts, we help families from all over the country.
As one of the top therapeutic boarding schools for Massachusetts 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 offers accredited academics, animal and equine therapy, and experienced and caring staff to help young girls from Massachusetts and their families find success.
When families from Massachusetts come to Asheville Academy, they often say their family dynamic feels broken, leaving them and their daughters with feelings of failure, low self-respect, or family distort. Through our family approach which includes family seminars and family therapy, Massachusetts families reconnect, repair, and rebuild a happier, healthier dynamic.
Although Asheville Academy is not located in Massachusetts, we help families from across the United States. 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. To learn more about how our therapeutic boarding school has helped Massachusetts families reconnect and get their daughter back, call 800-264-8709. We can help your family today!
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.
Asheville Academy for Girls teaches Massachusetts girls to be resilient and confident young women. Asheville Academy, a leading therapeutic boarding school, recognizes that students have individual strengths and benefit from personalized solutions. Our expert staff helps girls start a journey towards the enriched life they are capable of and deserve based on our clinical model that focuses on helping girls emerge from problem-centered and self-defeating patterns. Some of the therapeutic approaches that help us address the individual challenges girls may face include:
Through our Equine and Animal Therapy program, students learn how to improve their communication skills, build responsibility, self-reflection, and healthy relationship patterns. The animal therapy program at our therapeutic boarding school includes opportunities for Massachusetts girls to interact with horses, bunnies, chickens, pigs, and goats.
As every student’s journey is unique, our therapeutic boarding school provides a range of clinical expertise to ensure each girl gets the specific help she needs. 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 encourages Massachusetts families to work directly with their child’s therapist, participate in family seminars and therapy, and to arrange flexible visits in order to reconnect with their daughter. 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