Attachment

What You Need to Know About Attachment

We develop an attachment style early in our lives within our homes. Our parents and caregivers foster within us either a secure or an insecure attachment style. Sometimes, parents and caregivers are unknowingly passing on characteristics of the style of attachment they were taught. Our attachment style can have a considerable impact on the types […]

Skate

Incremental Rewards to Motivate Your Kid’s Success

Creating rewards and consequences for your child’s behavior can help to put them on the pathway to success in their recovery. During a coaching call with parents, Fire Mountain’s Aaron Huey discusses the importance of rewards and delaying rewards in dealing with problematic behaviors. At Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center, family involvement is paramount to […]

Friends

No Longer Alone: Positive Impact of Support

Finding support in recovery is paramount to successful outcomes. After leaving a treatment facility, some individuals may feel overly confident, believing that they can get through their struggles alone. Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center understands the importance of support during and following treatment. We begin the transition process during a teen’s stay at our facility […]

Emotions

Managing Your Emotions: What You Need to Know

“Children need our compassion the most when they seem to deserve it the least.” Katherine Winter-Sellery, Speaker, Trainer, and Coach When facing challenging behaviors from our children, we might struggle to manage our own emotions. Our knee-jerk reaction might be to yell, scream, or argue. We might send our kids to their rooms or take […]

Spirit

Find the Right Direction: Spirituality and Recovery

“Spirituality, technically speaking, is nothing more than focusing on something that’s bigger than oneself that gives life meaning.” –Dr. Bruce Liese, Therapist and Professor  Many support groups and treatment facilities mention the importance of spirituality in the recovery process. What does spirituality mean within the context of recovery? Many 12-step groups discuss spirituality as the […]