About Heartlight

Heartlight provides a safe haven of hope for 56 struggling teens at our residential counseling center located in Longview, Texas. Our atmosphere of relationships creates an arena of change for teens and parents lost in a broken world.

What is The Heartlight Boarding School?

The Heartlight Boarding School has been home to more than 2,500 teens throughout the years. Known for its excellent and successful program, Heartlight offers a safe haven for 56 young men and women who need help getting their life in order. We strive for excellence in our program, activities, facility, and staff, where an atmosphere of relationships creates an arena for change.

Crisis Conferences

Our 3-day Families in Crisis Conference is designed to provide the parents of difficult teens many of the skills we teach our own staff. Come learn how to get your teen on the right path in life by behavior expert and Heartlight founder, Mark Gregston. You’ll learn everything you need to know to parent a rebellious or misbehaving teen in a totally new and more effective way.

Crisis Coaching

Our Crisis Coaching Program gives parents the opportunity to speak directly with counseling professionals—also known as our Crisis Coaches.

Over the phone, from wherever you’re located, they’ll assess your family’s situation, coach you on how to handle it, and offer proven parenting techniques.

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