Second Nature is the industry’s most clinically integrated and sophisticated wilderness therapy program, founded on the belief that troubled teens and their families deserve quality clinical treatment, combined with sensitivity, care and compassion.
Welcome to Second Nature. For the past 18 years, our wilderness treatment programs have provided a safe and structured environment for struggling adolescents to restore balance and reconnect to healthy family living through a clinically-sophisticated intervention in nature.
Clinically developed for teens, ages 13-17, Second Nature utilizes a clinically-sophisticated model (which includes individual and group therapy), ceremony, metaphor, and an affinity for the healing power of nature, to promote resiliency, healthy choices and real change. Second Nature's clinically-integrated approach, renowned staff retention, family support and legendary customer service translates to an unparalleled experience and better outcomes for adolescents and families.