When I was 15 years old my grandmother Barbaralee passed away after a particularly grueling battle with cancer. Because we had always been so close, it left a painful hole in my life. For as long as I could remember…
The growth zone is intentionally uncomfortable. Some people believe the growth zone is where we test our character and resilience, but I believe it is where character and resilience are acquired.
Anxiety is not that different from fire. It can be scary, painful and frustrating. It can hurt us and those we love. However, at its core it is a very intentional and necessary part of who we are.
Audrey Hepburn said “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” The work of planting a garden is no small task. We ask our teen students and their families for trust in their treatment team to help them grow and surpass the restrictions of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder.