1. The Unique Advantages of Residential Treatment

    If you’ve arrived here on our blog, then it’s reasonably likely that you might have a struggling teenager at home. Kaizen Academy is, after all, a treatment center for teenage boys who struggle with problems such as sexual addiction. While we offer therapy for teenagers, recreational activities, and promote personal growth, there’s one component of our program that’s more important than an…Read More

  2. The Power of Behavioral Therapy through Hobbies

    Exploration. Innovation. Socialization. Kids are naturally drawn to these ways of discovering their community and interests. From the youngest days toddling around, boys are known to be a curious type who are often captivated by anything and everything that crosses their path. For some, this can lead to a destructive pattern of behavior if they become curious about negative topics. However, Kaizen…Read More

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    5 Signs a Teen Might Need Therapy

    Nobody truly understands how hard it can be to raise a teenager until they’re actually doing it themselves. It’s an experience unlike any other. In the best of times, it’s rewarding to a degree that transcends description, and in the worst of times, it can be a deeply painful and maddening experience. One of the biggest challenges is diagnosing your teenager’s problems, along with the appr…Read More

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    Counseling for Teenagers: What to Look for In a Therapist

    Are you having troubles with one of your teens? While it often feels like a problem that you’re enduring by yourself as you observe the “golden children” of other families, it’s important to know that you’re far from being alone. Countless teenagers struggle with a myriad of issues, even despite their parents’ very best efforts. If your child is struggling, sometimes it’s necessary t…Read More

  5. Don’t Believe These 4 Myths About Pornography

    It’s quite an undertaking writing a blog post about pornography myths, as there are almost too many to count. Indeed, pornography has become extremely widespread in today’s society. While there are people who indulge in it who live normal and productive lives, the bottom line is that it can be destructive to brain chemistry and one’s sexual psychology. The porn industry would want you to bel…Read More

  6. Pornography and Brain Chemistry – Knowing the Basics

    At the Kaizen Academy, we offer a quality residential treatment program to troubled teens who are engaged in self-destructive habits. One area we specialize in is sexual health and well-being, since many teenagers in Utah struggle with sexual boundaries, trauma, and other issues. While sexual problems vary in severity all across the board, many of them share a common root — pornography. Pornogra…Read More

  7. How Can I Help My Child Succeed In School?

    Nobody ever said that parenting was an easy job, but when it comes to your child’s success in school, it can often feel downright hopeless, especially if their lack of success is linked to an underlying behavioral issue. Many parents may feel embarrassed if their child acts up in class, whether it’s throwing a tantrum or just not listening to their teacher’s instructions. Although homeschool…Read More

  8. 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