18-year-old Sarah came to us reluctantly, she knew she wanted to do better in her life, but she was initially resistant to the process. She came to the evaluation at the urging of her mother, but after participating she told us “I want this, I want my life to be easier and happier, I am tired of struggling.” As part of our process, she sent an email to her evaluating clinician, acknowledging her challenges, her understanding of her evaluation results and her desire to participate in the intensive.
She participated in a six-week intensive where she worked hard and pushed herself to develop increased independence in her life skills. She developed increased problem-solving, decision-making skills and gained over three years in her cognitive abilities. She developed more independence in her study-skills and returned home to much more success in her college life.
Sarah wrote a testimonial at the end of her intensive that this was “one of the most important and life-changing experiences ever.” She left TheraPeeds excited, motivated, grateful and happy. She encourages young adults such as herself struggling in school, with focus, with independence and life skills to consider taking this step. She says “these six weeks have changed my life.” Her parents say it was the best investment they have ever made!