Does your teen tend to come unglued when things don’t go their way? According to Dr. Ross Greene, a pioneer in the treatment of kids with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges, highly reactive … [Read more...]
Teens Struggling in Social Settings
Highly intelligent teenagers sometimes struggle emotionally and socially. Let me explain why... Because of the difference between their conceptual abilities and their actual development, teens are … [Read more...]
Teens With ADD/ADHD
It can be challenging to keep your teen on course with all s/he needs to learn in order to become an independent young adult. Have you noticed how an angry and irritated response on your part do … [Read more...]
Is Your Teen Painfully Shy?
Some teens struggle socially, for many reasons. Adolescents may choose to isolate themselves, or it may happen as a result of exclusion by their peers. For example: Isolation can be caused by the … [Read more...]
Helping Teens Manage Stress
Teenagers need to learn tools and practices to help them to manage their stress. In my work with my teenage clients, I commonly use mindfulness and self-awareness exercises. My goal is to help teens … [Read more...]
Is Your Teen Experimenting With Drugs?
Teens who are numbing themselves through substance abuse may need some encouragement to turn to the adults in their life for support. When parents come to me with concerns about a teenager who has … [Read more...]
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