Lasting Relationships Make Alumni Part of the Team

At Turning Winds, we are dedicated to forging lifelong relationships and healing teens. To us, you’re more than just a client. Our model of care, renowned for its effective therapeutic support, mirrors a functional family system. This system is integral to our teen residential treatment program. From the beginning, embodying the essence of family has […]

The Benefits of a Multi-Therapeutic Approach to Teen Mental Health

The Turning Winds model of care is centered around therapeutic support in a setting that resembles the family environment clients will return to. Healthy behaviors are practiced and reinforced in a safe environment. Our clinical services combine the best elements of care from wilderness therapy, therapeutic boarding schools, and inpatient treatment to create a one-of-a-kind […]

Get Your Teenager the Help They Need

Generation Z, also referred to as iGen, digital natives, and most commonly as Gen Z comprises individuals born between 1995 and 2012 and now accounts for approximately a quarter of the US population. Members of Gen Z have experienced significant disruption in a short time with changes in the political, social, technological, and economic landscape. […]

Turning Winds: A Destination For Transformative Healing

Destination For Transformative Healing

Are you seeking a transformative solution for your teen’s challenges? Turning Winds offers a unique, long-term residential treatment program for teens that fills the gaps left by conventional options. Our holistic and relational approach, guided by experts like Dr. John Gordon and CEO Owen Baisden, ensures profound and lasting change for your teen. Turning Winds […]

Unplug and Heal at Turning Winds

According to a new survey from the Pew Research Center published in March, nearly three-quarters of American teenagers say they feel happy or peaceful when they don’t have their phones with them. At the same time, the Pew researchers found that despite the well-known negative associations with smartphones, most teens are not limiting their phone […]

How Turning Winds Builds Up Teen Resilience

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At Turning Winds, we understand life’s challenges can be overwhelming for both the children and their parents. That is why we developed an outstanding program that empowers self-reliance and resilience in the kids in our care. We help teenagers overcome obstacles and rebuild their connection with their parents and emphasize the crucial role family members […]

Daniel’s Healing Journey: Turning Winds Therapeutic Boarding School

Like many of the families we’ve helped, Daniel’s story before joining Turning Winds was fraught with challenges.  His mother, Amanda, describes their household as overwhelmed by chaos—marked by Daniel’s self-isolation and substance abuse. Despite years of therapy, Daniel had closed himself off from seeking help. A NEW HOPE: THE THERAPEUTIC BOARDING SCHOOL DIFFERENCE Amanda had […]

Help Your Teen Break Free from Social Media & Build a Happier Future

Two teens engaging in healthy social activities.

Today’s teenagers live in a world saturated with technology, a world unknown to their parents when they were that age. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other electronic devices are everywhere and hard to avoid. The pervasive nature of social media and technology overuse use seems unavoidable, but for many young Americans, social media platforms have had […]