Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy is unique in that we offer a multi-layered therapeutic approach.

Rites of Passage offers specialized programs for individuals who have bio-medical complications or secondary psychiatric diagnoses. We develop individual treatment plans for each student and are able to diagnose and treat the following conditions:

Behavioral Disorders (persistent disturbances in expected behaviors)

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder 

Mood Disorders (including bipolar disorder)

Full Spectrum of Anxiety Disordersdiagnosis

  • Social and General Anxiety Disorders
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • PTSD
  • Panic disorder
  • Specific phobias

Personality Disorders (maladaptive personal characteristics)

  • Dramatic/Emotional: Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic
  • Fear-Related: Avoidant, Dependent, Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

Eating Disorders:

  • Exercise Bulimia
  • Binge-Eating Disorder

Developmental Disorders:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Learning disorders

Addictions (disorders of craving)

  • Substance Abuse/Dependence (including caffeine and sugar)
  • Internet Use Gaming Disorder
  • What is Defiant Disorder? (Click here)

    Ranch Diagnosis
    Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy provides expedition-based wilderness therapy programs for troubled adults, youth, teens and children who are struggling with a wide array of disorders and behavioral concerns. These wilderness therapy and long term care programs are designed to treat children, young adults and adults over 30 with issues such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder - ODD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - ADHD, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, mood disorders, substance abuse, drug abuse, obesity health and wellness, etc. Rites of Passage offers camps for troubled youth, programs for troubled young adults, long term drug treatment programs, long term drug addiction programs, long term alcohol rehab treatment center, summer weight loss camp for teens, weight loss camp for teens, weight loss programs for kids, wilderness therapy, wilderness therapy programs, and more. We are proud to have helped people from all over the United States and internationally including California, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Europe and Canada.