Family Therapy at Discovery Ranch for Girls – Parent Days Oct. 2013 “We are all angels with but one wing; we can only fly by embracing each other.” -Luciano de Crescenzo The sky was a grey and silver ceiling on a Thursday morning in October as parents arrived for DRG’s second semi-annual Parent Days program–two

Kindness & Compassion – Food for thought Guest Blogger Stephen C. Schultz “I could see and sense her excitement as she talked about blending good nutrition, good variety and good presentation in the meals that she prepares… with Amani, it wasn’t all about the food. The food is simply a medium for Amani to demonstrate

A Taste of Space

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 by

Rocket science and residential treatment? Oh, yeah! In 1962, with NASA barely four years old, President Kennedy declared the United States’ determination to land a man on the moon, saying boldly that we choose to do these things “not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because [they] will serve to organize and

The Potential in a Piece of Paper

Friday, 13 September 2013 by

At a residential treatment center for troubled teens, students and employees learn unexpected lessons through the art of folding paper. I arrive later than I meant to—it’s my first academic experiential, a weekly event held by the school to give the students hands-on learning opportunities. I’m relieved to see that a few of the girls