1. When To Seek Help For Your Son’s Bad Behavior

    As a parent, you want what’s best for your child, even if that means taking desperate measures to ensure their behavior issues are fixed. But how will you know it’s time to seek help from a behavioral therapist? Many people will write off bad behavior as a sign of puberty or “growing up,” but that’s not always the case. In this blog, we’re going to take a look at some of the top warnin…Read More

  2. How Does Physical Activity Affect Mental Health?

    According to mentalhealth.gov, in 2014, one-fifth of all Americans experience mental health issues and around one in ten young people experienced at least one period of major depression. Life moves on whether it’s difficult or not, however, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t seek help for mental health issues when we need it. Here at Kaizen Academy, we specialize in treating sexual behavior issu…Read More

  3. What Are The Benefits of Residential Treatment Programs?

    A residential treatment program, or residential treatment center, is a healthcare facility focused on therapy for mental illness, behavioral issues, and substance abuse. These programs can be either created for a specific purpose, such as rehab for alcoholics or drug addicts, or they can have a broader reach. Here at Kaizen Academy, we specialize in working with boys dealing with sexual behavior i…Read More

  4. One Year Later: An Interview with a Kaizen Graduate

    In a program that literally has “continuous improvement” as its name, Kaizen is always striving to get better. One important measuring stick for us is whether we’re actually making a positive impact. Isn’t that what it all comes down to? Are we really making a difference?   Numbers can paint part of the picture. It’s important to conduct research throughout the treatment process, and be…Read More

  5. The Power & Purpose of Outdoor Adventure

    The power and purpose of experiential and adventure-based interventions for teens in treatment is undeniable. While more research is needed to expand our understanding of the clinical impacts of adventure therapy, previous research indicates improvements in depression, self-esteem, anxiety, and other mental/emotional health issues after engaging in adventure therapy programs. At Kaizen Academy, yo…Read More

  6. Giving Back @ Kaizen

    How is it that spending time in a cold warehouse can be so warming to the heart? The answer lies in the purpose. Kaizen Academy specializes in helping young men overcome sexual behavior problems by – in part – getting outside themselves and recognizing the thoughts, feelings, and needs of those around them. These are significant pieces to the often-challenging puzzle of empathy – an importan…Read More

  7. Be a CHAMPION! Join the Cause to Promote Healthy Relationships & Sexual Safety

    WE HAVE A HUGE PROBLEM Harvey Weinstein. Bill Cosby. Kevin Spacey. Anthony Weiner. Roger Ailes. Bill O’Reilly. Mark Halperin. And the list goes on, and on, and on. The recent, disturbing flood of allegations of sexual misconduct has brought to light the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and abuse at nearly every level of our society. To the hundreds of brave women who have come forward with bol…Read More

  8. What Parents Need to Know About Kids & Sexting

    When I was a kid, we had, mounted on the wall near the dining table, a rotary-dial phone with a 30’ long cord that seemed to always be twisted into a ball of knotted-up, curly wire. To let my mom know where I was, I had to use my friend’s rotary phone with the twisted cord to call my house’s rotary phone with the twisted cord. But usually, I forgot. Or called late. I just didn’t think abou…Read More

  9. “Chewing the Fat” with David Altshuler

    OK, so "chewing the fat" may not be the right title. It implies a seemingly never-ending, pointless gab session, and my last visit with David was anything but pointless. In fact, it was rejuvenating. David Altshuler is an Educational Consultant based in Miami, FL. He has literally helped thousands of students and families in their academic and emotional-growth needs, and is highly-respected in our…Read More

  10. Practicing Gratitude

    Aren’t you glad you have a choice? I know there are times when we feel like we are drowning in negativity, financial woes, health challenges, etc. SO MANY things befall us that are beyond our control (although, some we bring upon ourselves), it sometimes doesn’t seem fair. But we ALWAYS have a choice in our approach to our circumstances. The ancient Greek philosopher, Epictetus, once said that…Read More