Recognizing & Recovering from Enmeshed Family Relationships

Healing Enmeshed Family Relationships | Discovery Ranch South - A residential treatment center for teenage girls and adolescents assigned female at birth

Family closeness and togetherness are vitally important. However, there is such a thing as too much togetherness. If two or more people are so close that they cannot tell where they end and the other begins, that can be a problem. Enmeshed family relationships with blurry boundaries between an individual’s self and others can inhibit…

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Co-Parenting Troubled Teens

Co-parenting troubled teens | Discovery Ranch South, A Residential Treatment Center for Girls and Teens Assigned Female at Birth

Parenting troubled teens are difficult at the best of times. When families are going through a divorce, everything becomes more challenging. Developing and following a co-parenting plan can help you and your Ex to be better parents to your teen. You and your Ex both have the same goal–raising your teen to be a responsible,…

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What is RO DBT (Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy)?

A photo illustration of a teenager celebrating the freedom found through Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) at Discovery Ranch South's Residential Treatment Program for Teenage Girls and Adolescents Assigned Female at Birth

What is RO DBT (Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy)? Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) is an evidence-based treatment for those who tend to cope with their emotions with excessive self-control. While self-control can be a good thing, research indicates that too much control can impair functioning, especially in social relationships. Those who are…

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