Camp for Troubled Teen Girls Utilizes the Hero’s Journey

SolsticeEast Camp for Troubled Teen Girls utilizes the Hero’s Journey
From: https://solsticeeast.com/heros-journey/

“The Hero’s Journey is a journey which includes universal themes found in literature, theatre and film. These themes are prevalent in both ancient and modern societies. During the Hero’s Journey the hero advances through phases of self-discovery, along the way facing their personal dragons in the form of fears, doubts and insecurities. As our troubled teen girls advance victoriously through these challenges they grow towards becoming “at-one” with their true self…. SEPARATION PHASE: Journey Begins — Gear is packed. Will you answer the call? — Our student Hero answers the call into adventure extended by treatment team. During this phase, she will move from the known to the unknown. Our Hero leaves behind familiar everyday life for a life of possibilities at Solstice East. Our troubled teen girls leave behind their homes, old selves, and old world by recognizing their need to change, grow, and find greater balance….”

Check out other powerful hero resources at TheHeroPlace, including Hero Tools (such as StoryCraft Hero-Story Writing Software) and Hero Organizations (such as the Gallery of Heroes) as well as other Hero Wisdom (such as that of script-writing coach Skip Press). Also, search or submit to hero databases (such as hero-story databases) from around the Internet in the Your Heroes section of TheHeroPlace.

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Psychology Today Tells “Why Soldiers Crave a ‘Hero’s Journey'”

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-debrief/201810/why-soldiers-crave-heros-journey
“Why Soldiers Crave a ‘Hero’s Journey’: Understanding the desire for ‘baptism by fire.'”
Psychology Today, posted Oct. 4, 2018
by Meaghan Mobbs

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Check out other powerful hero resources at TheHeroPlace, including Hero Tools (such as StoryCraft Hero-Story Writing Software) and Hero Organizations (such as the Gallery of Heroes) as well as other Hero Wisdom (such as that of script-writing coach Skip Press). Also, search or submit to hero databases (such as hero-story databases) from around the Internet in the Your Heroes section of TheHeroPlace.

Help us maintain, improve, and expand this and other posts in TheHeroPlace.  Contact us today to add to our unique resource for “All Things Hero!”