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depressed struggling teen
Steps to Help A Depressed Struggling Teen 5594 4000 se_admin

Steps to Help A Depressed Struggling Teen

Finding the best help for a depressed struggling teen is not always a straight shot. What works for one teen may not be helpful for another. As kids become older and their life problems become more complex, you have to transition to a supportive role. You may not have all the answers, but that’s okay.…

help for OCD in teens
Parenting 101: Help for OCD in Teens 5184 3456 se_admin

Parenting 101: Help for OCD in Teens

Obsessive compulsive disorder can quickly become all-consuming in a teen’s life. Studies show that when teens are constantly hard on themselves it can lead to the development of OCD. The frequency and intensity of OCD-like behaviors is what separates them from a character trait and a disorder. Help for OCD in teens can start with…

how to help your teenager through divorce
Managing the Split: How to Help Your Teenager Through Divorce 3000 2000 se_admin

Managing the Split: How to Help Your Teenager Through Divorce

Divorce is a decision that affects the whole family. Teenagers experience many hormonal changes, developmental shifts, and may feel like they are riding an emotional rollercoaster through their adolescent years. When divorce is added to the mix, this can bring about even more hardships for teenagers. They may feel in the middle of it all…

anxiety and PTSD in teen girls
Anxiety and PTSD in Teen Girls: What Parents Need to Know 4608 3456 se_admin

Anxiety and PTSD in Teen Girls: What Parents Need to Know

Anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are two things that can impact everyone. Teen girls may struggle with one or both of these types of disorders. The symptoms they exhibit may vary based off of the individual and the situations surrounding them. Pop singer, Ariana Grande, recently shared an image of her brain scan. Grande suffers…

stress in teens
What Causes Stress in Teens: Management Strategies 5472 3648 se_admin

What Causes Stress in Teens: Management Strategies

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 life extremely overwhelming. As a parent, it is not abnormal to feel like you are in a…

teen attachment issues
Teen Attachment Issues: The T.V. and Tips for Parents 0 0 se_admin

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

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 have found that stories from tv or movies can help individuals cope or manage their own relationship…

adolescent depression treatment
Adolescent Depression Treatment: All About Cognitive Biases 5488 3920 se_admin

Adolescent Depression Treatment: All About Cognitive Biases

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 the same way. There is no magical treatment that heals all depressions. Instead, there are a variety…

getting help for a defiant teenage daughter
Getting Help For A Defiant Teenage Daughter: Five Ways To End Defiance 640 429 se_admin

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

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 negatively. In the end, this will only worsen the situation and the relationship between you and your…

how to help a teen with PTSD
A Parent’s Guide: How To Help A Teen with PTSD 640 525 se_admin

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

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 to make things make sense in our head. The same happens when individuals recount a traumatic event.…

helping a teenager with PTSD
Helping a teenager with PTSD: 5 ways to ease the symptoms of PTSD 640 426 se_admin

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

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, natural disasters, bullying, verbal and sexual abuse are all known causes of PTSD. If you believe that…