residential therapy

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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Troubled Teens Gain the Confidence to Try

Confidence n. 1. trust, reliance 2 belief in one’s own abilities 3 an invisible force I teach art here at Oxbow Academy. My goal is to get our boys to try something new and different. I’m always hearing the same excuse: “I can’t...
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