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What Causes Stress in Teens: Management Strategies

By | April 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The teenage years can be an extremely stressful period in one’s life. Young one’s are trying to figure out who they are and where they fit in. Relationships, school work, and hormones can make this period in one’s [...]

Teen Attachment Issues: The T.V. and Tips for Parents

By | April 9th, 2019|Behavioral Issues, Mental Health|

As a parent addressing teen attachment issues can be difficult. You may not know what to do or say to help your teen with their struggles. Research shows that help may be behind the tv screen. Recent studies [...]

Adolescent Depression Treatment: All About Cognitive Biases

By | March 22nd, 2019|Depression|

Depression in adolescents occurs for many different reasons. There is no specific trigger to this type of mental illness. A variety of situations or factors can motivate the development of depression or depressive symptoms. Adolescent depression treatment is [...]

Getting Help For A Defiant Teenage Daughter: Five Ways To End Defiance

By | January 25th, 2019|Behavioral Issues, Defiant Behavior|

The teenage years bring about many hormonal changes for teenage girls. Parenting a teenager can often feel like a power struggle. When they exhibit defiant behavior, it can quickly become frustrating and cause you to want to react [...]

A Parent’s Guide: How To Help A Teen with PTSD

By | January 18th, 2019|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Teens who suffer from PTSD find coping to be extremely difficult. A recent study revealed that memories that come from traumatic events change according to the individual’s perception of the world around them. Naturally, we fill in gaps [...]

Helping a teenager with PTSD: 5 ways to ease the symptoms of PTSD

By | November 12th, 2018|trauma, Trauma Treatment|

Although the first thing that pops into mind for most people when they hear or read the word PTSD is a soldier, post-traumatic disorder can happen to anyone, even to the smallest of kids. Extreme acts of violence, [...]

You Aren’t Out of Options: Treatment for Teen Depression

By | September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Treatment for teen depression is needed more now than ever before, especially for young women. Studies show that today’s youth experience depression much more often than generations before them. Research has linked this to increased academic pressure, unattainable [...]

Girl Time: Parenting a child with peer-relationship struggles

By | July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Girlhood can be extremely difficult. Drama and social demands are constantly on the radar. Girls can find it challenging to socially navigate. This can cause peer-related struggles. As a parent, this can be heart-breaking. We wish everyone could [...]

Calming the Identity Crisis: Tips for Parents of Teens with Identity Issues

By | July 20th, 2018|Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

The teenage years are full of growing pains. This is a transitional period in our lives where we are determining who we are, who we want to be, where we fit in, and where we don’t. Finding our [...]

The Debate on Devices: Video Game Addiction Symptoms

By | July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

“Video game addiction” was recently made an official thing by the World Health Organization. This opened up a new pool of debates among society. Is smartphone addiction also a thing? Does it deserve its own special diagnosis and [...]