Months in advance, students from our Discovery Ranch for Girls, Oxbow, Discovery Ranch for Boys, and Discovery Academy programs practice their musical talents in preparation for our yearly Battle of the Bands. With five rounds to woo the judges, each program put together five different band performances.  (For a glimpse of previous Battles go here:

Maybe seeing is believing, with these two therapeutic approaches. Brainspotting (BSP) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) use a patient’s eye movements to help them process traumatic memories and reduce negative feelings. Brainspotting BSP is a brain-based psychotherapy approach where therapists use their patient’s field of vision to find where the patient is holding

Therapists use trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) to help youth overcome the negative effects of trauma. The goal of TF-CBT is to provide psychoeducation to both the child and parents. The therapist teaches their patient healthier ways to cope with the emotions, thoughts, and behaviors that come from their trauma. The core components of TF-CBT

Soccer Balls, Hope, and Healing

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 by

Soccer Balls, Hope, and Healing By: Rick Haag, English Teaching Assistant and Soccer Coach UNITED IN A COMMON GOAL I have been running (pun intended) the soccer program at Discovery Ranch for Girls (DRG) the past two years. I have witnessed miracles. I look at DRG and have explained it to parents, as a solar