The Power of Love

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This past week, I thought a lot about love. When I made the decision to go into teaching about 5 years ago, I never could have imagined where that choice would lead me. An all-girls boarding school was certainly not on my radar. Erda, I had never heard of. I…

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Quilted Love

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A few weeks ago I found a treasure I thought I lost. I was going through some old boxes that my mother found in her storage closet. I asked her to store these a long time ago and completely forgot about them. She found them behind a cluttered mess in…

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Therapeutic Diversity and Equine Therapy

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I believe the girls we work with at Alpine are diverse, unique individuals. Although certain diagnostic labels may apply, this often doesn’t do justice to their complicated struggles. In treating them as individuals, I also feel there is seldom a “one size fits all” therapeutic approach. Plus, we know teenagers…

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