Our Typical Student

Specialized In Helping Your Child

Alpine Academy excels at changing the lives of teenagers, ages 12-18 (7th through 12th grades) with intense therapeutic needs.

Individualized Therapy

Our students are deeply hurting inwardly from causes and symptoms associated with:

  • Anxiety (including generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive tendencies, eating disordered behavior, and social phobias)
  • Depression (including mood disorders and bipolar disorders)
  • Traumas (including post-traumatic stress disorder from early childhood neglect or abuse, physical or sexual abuse, or related to significant grief and loss)
  • Relationship problems with family or peers (including attachment disorders)
  • Attention deficits & social skill deficits (including ADD or ADHD, including ASD Level 1 and Spectrum-like traits)
  • Traits of personality disorders (including borderline, histrionic, and narcissistic)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (Level 1) or Spectrum-like traits
  • Poor self-esteem
  • Low resilience
  • Executive functioning needs
  • Technology misuse (including gaming, social media, internet)
  • Identity exploration (keep descriptions currently in parentheses-just combine ASD and Social skills bullet)

Dedicated to Improving Behavior

Our students have often manifested one or more of the following types of behaviors or unhealthy coping mechanisms:

  • Withdrawal and isolation from family and friends
  • Trouble maintaining friendships
  • Discontinuation of previously enjoyable activities
  • Excessive anger or verbal aggression
  • Defiance toward authority or unwillingness to follow directions
  • School avoidance or refusal
  • Substance experimentation or abuse
  • Risky sexual activity
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidal ideation or gestures
  • Cell phone and internet obsession or addiction
  • Leaving home without permission for significant periods of time
  • Frequent dishonest communication
  • Declining academic performance.