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How Does Teen Therapy at Oxbow Prepare Boys for Life?

Therapy at Oxbow Academy is more than just sitting in an office talking. We use everyday activities and special recreational opportunities as teaching moments to help the boys better understand themselves and their world. Recently, our students had the...
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What Therapy Looks Like

Experiential therapy is a key part of treatment at Oxbow Academy. This approach doesn’t look or feel like traditional therapy. It’s hands-on and in the moment. Recently, Residential Director Bill Pollock and Equine Director Tony North took...
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One Parent’s Journey to Healing: Helping a Teen with Sexual Behavior Problems

As a parent, nothing can prepare you for the pain and anguish that comes with making the decision to send your child to a residential treatment facility.  When I first said goodbye to my son, I felt as if the entire world had caved in around me.  I...
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Oxbow Teens Use Basketball as Therapy

Bill Pollock, Oxbow’s residential director, recently shared this essay written by an Oxbow student: “Basketball to me is really important. I look forward to every Tuesday night where I get to go out on the court with four of my closest friends....
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Seeking and Finding Help for Troubled Teens

Well, it’s about that time again. Time for parents to join us for our February Parent Seminar.  Our families come from all over the U.S. and some from different places around the world. They come to Utah in the middle of winter, not to ski,...
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Changing Pathways with Troubled Teens

Today I spent time with the troubled teens in my therapy group at the East campus discussing some of the science behind the addicted brain.  This topic was started because we were discussing how to change deviant thoughts into thoughts that are healthy...
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Teen Sex Therapy Isn’t the Problem

I just tried to create a company profile for Oxbow on LinkedIn. We’re looking for as many ways as possible to let parents, private professionals, and even other programs know we’re out here – and we can help. Oxbow is committed to educating...
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