Our therapeutic school is built on active involvement of parents, as well as a strong connection between counseling staff, parents, and the teens.
Our campus is located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, with separate campuses for boys and girls, school, and comfortable dorms.
Our well qualified staff, school teachers, therapists, and house parents, each highly trained and with a heart for kids in need of guidance and mentoring.
Wolf Creek is a therapeutic boarding school for girls and for boys (housed on separate campuses) with behavioral or emotional problems. It is located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. It also offers an accredited school program, including college preparatory education. WCA’s therapy is designed for boys and girls with a history of behavioral difficulties, strained family relationships, social difficulties, or other emotional problems.
Wolf Creek has worked with struggling teenagers age 14 to 17 for boys and 13 to 17 for girls for over 20 years. Our highly trained professional counselors specialize in behavior therapy including anger management, suicide prevention, social development, improving depression or mood swings, substance abuse issues, self-harm, opposition, and respect of authority.
Wolf Creek therapeutic boarding school offers counseling for adolescents and teens struggling with various behavioral issues or rebellion. Some of those issues may include:
Education and counseling for the whole family is a must and is included in the therapeutic treatment plan for a successful transformation of the struggling teen. Wolf Creek therapeutic boarding school offers the best of professional teen counseling and academics at a lower cost as compared to many similar therapeutic boarding schools.
Our therapeutic boarding school is giving parents hope for their teenager’s future, when hope didn’t seem possible. Learn what parents are saying.
Wolf Creek Academy forever changed my life. I’ve made friends that are going to last a lifetime. As of right now, I’m almost 18 years old and attending college. I’m basically working two jobs and loving life. If it wasn’t for the loving, compassionate staff there, I don’t know if I’d be where I am today.
My name is Mary. Prior to my enrollment I had been kicked out of school, ran away from home numerous times, suffered extreme depression, and had radical anger issues. Being the oldest child in my family, my parents feared that I would soon destroy my own life as well as set my younger ….
When I first arrived at Wolf Creek Academy I had many weaknesses and struggles. I wasn’t quite sure why I was here, but the more time I spent the more I began to realize what my problem were. I recently lost my mother and they taught me the healthy ways of grieving and accepting the loss of a loved one…
I just wanted to take a few minutes to tell you how much we appreciate everything that you have done for our son, Adam, since he began attending your school. What was the worse period of time for us a parents, has turned into such a blessing! ….
When we first brought our son to WCA he was despondent, defiant, and disengaged. The future did not look too bright at all. Through your program Steven learned to make friends, to look forward to life and to like himself ….
I can’t thank the school enough for helping my grandson when he was at his lowest. Everything had been tried. He needed to get away from the town he was in and the friends who weren’t really friends. The beautiful setting in the mountains of Western North Carolina was perfect ….
Wolf Creek is a residential therapeutic boarding school with a professional therapy team designed to help struggling or rebellious teens. We are faith-based. Our program instills integrity, accountability, responsibility, and character while also providing the teenage girl or boy in our care the needed behavioral counseling. We also provide an accredited education while the child is here. We can help your struggling teen. We have a limited number of placements available, so please call us today!