The Academy at Trails

The Academy at Trails Carolina is a therapeutic boarding school nestled in the heart of Western Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Situated on over 500 acres, their intentionally small population of 16-22 students allows for a highly individualized program. A nurturing community bolsters each student’s capacity to cultivate his strengths, prepare for the challenges ahead and, ultimately, realize his potential. The...[ read more ]

Therapeutic Boarding School

Is a live-in school with strong values on the therapeutic community model that offers an educational program together with supervision and specialized structure for students with behavioral and/or emotional problems, learning difficulties, or substance abuse issues. Similar to residential treatment centers, except RTC’s, they are more clinically focused and primarily provide behavior therapy and treatment for adolescents with more serious/severe...[ read more ]


  Noun Is a set of treatment methods designed to relieve or heal an individual's specific physical or psychological disorder. There are many different types of therapy. Some of the different types of therapy include, but are not limited to: acceptance and commitment therapy, accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy,  group therapy, anger management, equine therapy, art therapy, or music...[ read more ]