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Therapy Insider is a powerful resource for families wanting straightforward answers to today’s problems. We recognize the challenges that exist for parents battling with a child caught in the grip of addiction, a spouse suffering from an emotional setback or a young adult struggling to leave the nest and find their way into the world.

This site acts as a bridge between the problems we all face and the solutions that are just around the corner. Our goal is to educate Parents and Troubled Teens by providing them access to a news worthy line-up of articles, videos and feeds that offer fresh, real-world perspectives on the problems they are facing.

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Prince Rogers Nelson Gave Us Recovery and The Way to Live After Tragedy

Prince Rogers Nelson Gave Us Recovery and...

Prince brought forth honor from his troubled youth, and gave hope to all who have endured childhood abuse. In the day’s since Prince’s untimely death, his 1984 song “Purple Rain,” has risen to the #1 song on the U.S. and U.K. iTune charts. "Purple Rain" is considered to be a tribute to his dad - written by Prince after a scary incident between the singer and his father in their Minnesota home in...

Why Can't I Leave My Abuser?

Why Can't I Leave My Abuser?

Why Can't I Leave My Abuser You can recognize survivors of abuse by their courage. When silence is so very inviting, they step forward and share their truth so others know they aren’t alone. Originally posted by Noel McDermott on NoelMcDermott.com. ― Jeanne McElvaney And when you crush an apple with your teeth, say to it in your heart: Your seeds shall live in my body,And the buds of your tomorrow shall blossom in my hear...

Melanie Greenberg on the Stress Proof Brain
Making Your Kids Life Easy is Destroying Them!
How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization
Enriched Relationships: Are You Actually Hearing What Your Partner is Saying?

Our Therapist Directory Lists Professionals Who Can Help

Through a nationwide directory, we provide direct, confidential access to top licensed professionals who can offer assistance to those cases that need professional help. We also have a vetted list of reputable rehabilitation clinics, residential and behavioral treatment centers, in and out-patient facilities and transitional living programs, that provide expert mental, emotional and medical assistance for loved ones in crisis.

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  • Providing help for teens and young adults with Mental Health Issues

    Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression & Bipolar, Anxiety, Substance Abuse Issues, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Oppositional Defiance Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD, Conduct Disorders.

    Other mental health concerns not related to behavioral issues Developmentally Delays, Learning Differences, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder. For more information click here

  • Comprehensive directory of listings of therapeutic schools & programs for troubled teens and young adults

    Through Therapy Insider parents can quickly find local Group Homes, Boot Camps, Residential Treatment Centers, Therapeutic Boarding Schools, Independent Living Programs and Transitional Living Programs. Additionally, Therapy Insider provides a directory listing professional mental health practitioners: Therapists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Substance Abuse Counselors, Life Coaches. For more information click here

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    Therapy Insider provides direct access to the best parenting support, family counseling, and therapeutic help for troubled teens and young adults struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Find help for Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment

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  • Parent Resources: Comprehensive list of professional mental health and therapeutic counseling organizations, including academic-based boarding schools and treatment programs for troubled teens and struggling young adults. As a parent or family in crisis these national organizations provide excellent resources related to addiction treatment, substance abuse counseling, mental illness therapy, therapeutic intervention, counseling, and family and marriage support.
    EntityWebsiteResource Type
    Attention Deficit ResourcesADDADD
    The National Resource on ADHDCHADDADD - ADHD
    American Academy of Addiction PsychiatryAAAPAddiction
    American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive DisordersAAHCPADAddiction
    American Society of Addiction MedicineASAMAddiction
    National Council on Alcoholism and Drug DependenceNCADDAddiction
    National Institute on Drug AbuseNIDAAddiction
    The Association for Addiction ProfessionalsNAADACAddiction
    Anxiety and Depression Disorders of AmericaADAAAnxiety
    Freedom From FearFFFAnxiety
    Autism SocietyASAutism
    National Autism AssociationNAAAutism
    U.S. Autism & Asperger AssociationUSAAAAutism
    Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare CouncilOBHCBehavioral Health
    National Council for Behavioral HealthNCBHBehavioral Health
    American Association of Christian CounselorsAACCCounseling
    American Counseling AssociationACACounseling
    American Mental Health Counselors AssociationAMHCACounseling
    American School Counselor AssociationASCACounseling
    International Association of Marriage and Family CounselorsIAMFCCounseling
    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare OrganizationsJACHOCounseling
    Depression and Bipolar Support AllianceDBSADepression
    Youth.govYouth.govDirectory
    Academy for Eating DisordersAEDEating Disorders
    National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated DisordersANADEating Disorders
    Turn AroundTurn AroundEducation
    American Family AssociationAFAFamily
    American Family Therapy AcademyAFTAFamily
    Family Research CouncilFRCFamily
    The Reach InstituteTRIFamily
    National Center for Learning DisabilitiesNCLDSchools
    The American Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)NCLDLearning Disabilities
    Department of Health and Human ServicesHHSLegal
    U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency PreventionOJJDPLegal
    Bazelon Center for Mental Health LawBCMHLLegal
    Court Appointed Special AdvocatesCASALegal
    Stand For ChildrenSFCLegal
    Lesbian and Gay Child and Adolescent Psychiatric AssociationLAGCAPALegal
    HealthgradesHealth GradesMedical
    American Medical AssociationAMAMedical
    Center for Disease Control and PreventionCDCMedical
    American Academy of PediatricsAAPMedical
    American Association for Marriage and Family TherapistsAAMFTMental Health
    National Alliance on Mental IllnessNAMIMental Health
    Mental Health AmericaMHAMental Health
    National Association of Mental Health Planning & Advisory CouncilsNAMHPACMental Health
    National Institute of Mental HealthNIMHMental Health
    National Federation of Families for Children's Mental HealthNFFCMHMental Health
    Child and Adolescent Bipolar DisorderBP KidsMental Illness
    MentualHealth.govHHS - Mental HealthMental Illness
    International OCD Foundation - Obssessive Compulsive DisorderIOCDFOCD
    Child Study CenterCSCParenting
    Bright FuturesAAPParenting
    Child & Family Web GuideC & F WebguideParenting
    The Children's Health CouncilCHCParents
    Child Welfare LeagueCWLAParents
    The Child AdvocateTCAParents
    School Psychiatry ProgramMGHPsychiatry
    American Academy of Child & Adolescent PsychiatryAACAPPsychiatry
    American Psychological AssociationAPAPsychological
    Gateway to Post Traumatic Stress DisorderPTSDPTSD
    Catholic Boarding Schools AssociationCBSASchools
    Independent Educational Consultant AssociationIECASchools
    National Association of Independent SchoolsNAISSchools
    National Association of Therapeutic Schools and ProgramsNATSAPSchools
    Small Boarding School AssociationSBSASchools
    The American Association of Boarding SchoolsTABSSchools
    National Association of Addiction Treatment ProvidersNAATPSubstance Abuse
    The Rehabilitation Accreditation CommissionsCARFSubstance Abuse
    Alcoholics AnonymousAASubstance Abuse
    Narcotics AnonymouseNASubstance Abuse
    Center For Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug AbuseCTRADASubstance Abuse
    Center for Substance Abuse TreatmentCSATSubstance Abuse
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdministrationSAMSHASubstance Abuse
    American Foundation For Suicide PreventionAFSPSuicide Prevention
    National Suicide Prevention LifelineNSPLSuicide Prevention
    Screening for Mental HealthSMHSuicide Prevention
    American Music Therapy AssociationAMTATherapy

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Teenage Girls and Body Image - What Your Teen is Afraid Of

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Why Are Kids in Finland So Much More Educated?

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The Disorder That??s Driving 200 Million People Crazy

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10 Ways To Live A Better Life

Making your life easier is well, easy. Here are 10 ways to get the most out of life: Take the hand you're dealt: Sometimes it is easy to blame your problems on your situation. However, shifting...


Your Empathy In Conflict Depends Upon Your Worldview

Relational conflict is inevitable and a part of our lives. Understanding the way we view the world strongly influences the way we approach conflict. More specifically, your world view influences...