The successful formation of self-identity follows a typical pattern. Teenage girls identify with people they admire. Whether in real life or through magazines and TV, they emulate the characteristics of people they want to be like. By the end of adolescence, if all goes as it should, these identifications merge into a unique and coherent whole. The quest for this identity is scary. Somewhere between twelve and twenty years of age, adolescents are forced to choose once and for all what their identity is to be. It is a formidable task. Uncertain which of their mixed emotions are really their true feelings; they are pushed to make up their minds. Their confusion is complicated further when they begin to guess what others, whose opinions they care about, want them to be. A way to help find their identity is through help. Ways to get help for them is through schools, one school we recommend is Re- Creation Retreat a school for troubled girls.Re-Creation Retreat is a residential treatment center and private therapeutic boarding school for troubled girls. Founded upon the true principles of care, trust, and service toward others. Re-creation Retreat is set apart from traditional residential treatment centers for girls. TROUBLED TEEN HELP SITES AND BLOGSParenting TeensRe-Creation RetreatFamily First Aid
When adolescent boys and girls are at-risk with substance abuse, or behavioral issues, behavior modification programs, as well as cognitive therapy, can result in the positive changes he or she needs for a long lasting transformation.