Muir Wood Teen

Our Videos

At Muir Wood, we emphasize kindness and compassion over confrontation and understand the importance of providing exceptional care to teens and families.


An overview of the Muir Wood adolescent mental health and substance use treatment program


An overview of the Muir Wood adolescent mental health clinical program


Learn more about Muir Wood’s integrated medical services including specialized, on-site adolescent psychiatry and nursing


Learn more about Muir Wood academic programming


Surprising Truths About Marijuana Legalization

Guest speaker: Ben Cort. March, 2018.


Today’s Marijuana: What You and Your Teen Need To Know

Guest speaker: Jennifer Golick, Ph.D., LMFT, Muir Wood Clinical Director. February, 2017.


Today’s Marijuana: What You and Your Teen Need To Know

Guest speaker: Jennifer Golick, Ph.D., LMFT, Muir Wood Clinical Director. Redwood High School, Larkspur, California, October 2016.


Teen Substance Abuse: Signs, Symptoms, and What to Do

Guest speaker: Jennifer Golick, Ph.D., LMFT, Muir Wood Clinical Director. Mill Valley, California, December 2015.


Difficult Conversations With Teens About Cannabis

Guest speaker: Jennifer Golick, Ph.D., LMFT, Muir Wood Clinical Director. Sir Francis Drake High School, San Anselmo, California, October 2015.


Scott Sowle

Muir Wood Adolescent and Family Services Founder and Executive Director Scott Sowle talks about his inspiration for Muir Wood, the center’s approach to treating adolescent boys in a residential setting, and what makes Muir Wood special.


David Smith

David Smith, MD, FASAM, Chair of Addiction Medicine, discusses adolescent substance abuse and addiction as well as the conceptualization of addiction as an adolescent disease.


Jennifer Golick

Jennifer Golick, Ph.D., LMFT, Clinical Director, explains why family therapy is critical to the success of adolescent treatment at the California teen treatment center.


Barbara Nova

Barbara Nova, PhD, conducts all psychological evaluations and assessments at Muir Wood. In this video Barbara shares her insight into testing and evaluation and how this work impacts treatment and post-treatment recommendations.


Rawland Glass

Rawland Glass, MSW, LCSW, Family Therapist, discusses Muir Wood’s Family Coaching Aftercare Program which provides real-time feedback and advice to parents who may experience crises during and after their child’s treatment.


Alicia Morgan

Alicia Morgan, RN, Consulting Registered Nurse, talks about integrated medical oversight of young patients at the center.

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