Three tips for communicating with your troubled teen. The theme of the recent Parent Day at Discovery Ranch was Communication. The Clinical staff provided parents with some tips to help them better communicate with their troubled teens. Here are the highlights: 3. Don’t Repeat Yourself Most parents of teens have experienced the frustration of asking…

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Getting into the Right Headspace: How to Recognize, and Avoid 6 Unhealthy Ego States by Trenna Ahlstrom   Being the parent of a troubled teen is anything but easy. While trying to manage your teen’s problem behavior, it can be difficult not to engage in problematic behavior of your own. You might find yourself being…

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  Once a year Discovery Ranch puts on its own Dirty Dash. This year we had the most participants to date, almost the entire ranch participated. Students get together to plot the race course and than spend the morning  setting up the obstacles. The students ran the course in assigned groups, in hopes to claim the fastest time.  -Obstacle Course- Switch back runs Hay Bale…

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