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Master’s Ranch Girls Academy Helps Victims of Dating Violence

At-risk, troubled girls live, learn and heal in a safe, supportive home environment at Master’s Ranch Girls Academy at Belle Vie in Couch, MO. Here, girls, ages 12-17 experience a caring balance of discipline and training in an atmosphere of love and acceptance. Dedicated trained staff, and counselors want to help at-risk girls and their families. To learn more, call us today at (417) 689-9394, or visit our website at https://mastersranchgirlsacademy.org/about-us/


Teenage girls are being impacted by dating violence in increasing numbers; it is a very real and serious issue in our country today. In the United States as many as 1 in 5 teens reported experiencing physical or sexual abuse in a dating relationship, and the prevalence of emotional or verbal abuse may be even higher. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, young women aged 16-24 are more vulnerable to intimate partner violence than any other age group. This of course is unacceptable, horrific and must be prevented, since such an experience can impact the attitudes and actions of these girls for the rest of their life if they don’t find professional help.

If you are a parent of a troubled teenage girl, perhaps she has been in a relationship that is unhealthy, abusive or hindering her emotional or therapeutic development. This often leads to risky behavior.

Girls that fall victim to a violent relationship do so for a variety of reasons. Their partner has an emotional hold over them, thus making it almost impossible to separate the teenage girl from the abuse she endures at the hands (or words) of their partner. These girls usually feel as though they deserve the abuse and that whatever their partner does to them is for their own good, or at least forgivable. This twisted way of thinking is common among teenage girls, more so than adults.

For parents of girls that are currently victim to dating violence, finding help as soon as possible is key. Without separating the two parties involved in the abusive relationship, it is next to impossible to convince the teenage girl to break up from their tormented, abusive partner.

Learn more about professional, licensed residential treatment that offers young women a journey of self-discovery and self-empowerment, leading them to a deeper understanding of their worth, strengths, and the principles of success in life. 


We dedicate ourselves to healing your struggling teen girl’s mind, body and spirit before her harmful choices or behavior significantly damage family relationships, and even her future. Every part of the daily program at Master’s Ranch Girls Academy at Belle Vie encourages and inspires her personal growth—mentally, physically and spiritually. Because we limit enrollment to 12 girls, focusing our attention on their safety and progress every day and night–here, she can truly heal and prosper. Call us today at (417) 689-9394 to find help for your girl who has suffered from Dating Violence.