The Greenbrier Academy of Pence Springs, West Virginia is an all girl’s therapeutic boarding school. The institution is accredited by the North Central Association of Schools. The Greenbrier Academy specializes in helping troubled young women.
Greenbrier Academy helps women with behavioral, emotional, or substance abuse issues in preparing for a secondary college education. One of the biggest therapeutic services offered is the School of Horsemanship. The Greenbrier Academy offers Equine Therapy, emphasizing the belief that building relationships with animals is an important tool in providing perspective and softening emotions of troubled students.
Acceptance into the school is for women aged 13-18 with average IQ and the potential to develop conscience and social awareness. Cost of tuition is $6975 per month with a minimum program enrollment of twelve months, with many students staying until graduation and receipt of their high school diploma.