As a parent, watching your child struggle with the various challenges of being overweight can be painful. Attempting to help your child through those challenges or trying to curb their eating behaviors can be met with resistance. Pushing your child into sports programs, physical activities or forcing them to diet can be an exercise in futility. Unless they can fully comprehend the implications of being overweight and the reasons why it is best to lose weight, those that have not yet reached the self image stage may not be willing participants at all. Those that have reached the self image stage would more than likely be willing to accept any help they can get. If either of these situations describes your child, it may be a good time to investigate Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy, weight loss programs for kids.
It won’t take long after arriving for those kids who were a bit hesitant to get into the groove of things, quickly realizing they aren’t alone and their time spent here may be enjoyable.
With their therapist, a strategy will be developed to reach your child’s long term goals. While working toward those goals, your child will make a number of discoveries.
Most importantly, they will discover who they are and the person they want to be.
They will also discover:
- they are responsible for their own choices
- they have a huge capacity to learn new skills
- they have a number of natural contributing abilities
- they have the ability to overcome the many challenges life has to offer
- they have a large support system of family and friends
- they are empowered to change their own behaviors.
These are only a few of the discoveries your child will make during their time at Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy, weight loss programs for kids. For more information give us a call today at (800)794-0980.