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 [...]

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 [...]

Equine Therapy: The Good Kind of Horsing Around

By | June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Equine Therapy is a type of experiential therapy between patients and horses. This type of therapy can involve grooming, feeding, haltering, and leading a horse. The goal of equine therapy is to provide students with a unique type [...]

Social Media Gone South: Parenting in the Internet Age

By | June 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Social media can be a monster. A parent’s worst nightmare. The internet age sets the stage for many scary possibilities. Embarrassing messages can be kept alive forever. Predators and identity thieves are always on the prowl. And criminal [...]

Out Of Control: Tips for Toning Down Your Teenage Daughter’s Impulsive Behavior

By | May 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Parenting is hard. There, we said it. And when you’re dealing with an impulsive teenage daughter, the task becomes even more difficult. When your teen acts out upon impulse it can be frustrating, embarrassing, and can quickly become [...]

Dangerously Common: ‘I Have a Depressed 14-Year-Old Daughter’

By | October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

“I have a depressed 14-year-old daughter,” is becoming a dangerously common phrase. We’ve known for quite some time that depression in adolescence certainly isn’t a rare occurrence, but now it’s becoming painfully obvious that girls are especially at [...]

Resolving a Parent-Teenager Conflict the Right Way

By | April 21st, 2017|Teen Girl Issues, Uncategorized|

When a parent-teenager conflict arises, many parents are at a loss for what to do. Some respond to their teen’s anger with more anger, some respond with extreme consequences, some don’t respond at all—each of these can have [...]

A Craving for ‘Likes’ Can Lead to Social Media Addiction

By | June 9th, 2016|Addiction, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues, Uncategorized|

Certain reward centers in your brain go off when you win money or eat chocolate--making you want to do it again. This is one of the reasons people suffer from binge eating or an addiction to gambling. According [...]

The Negative Effects of Teen Sleep Deprivation

By | June 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Depression in Teen Girls May Be One of the Negative Effects of Teen Sleep Deprivation With technology today, getting enough sleep can be difficult. There are constant distractions available to prevent us from getting the recommended eight hours [...]