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You Aren’t Out of Options: Treatment for Teen Depression 4654 3103 se_admin

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

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 media standards, and technology use. So, if your daughter is one of the many teens experiencing depression,…

Girl Time: Parenting a child with peer-relationship struggles 889 500 se_admin

Girl Time: Parenting a child with peer-relationship struggles

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 see the amazing things our child offers the world. If your child is struggling socially, the best…

Calming the Identity Crisis: Tips for Parents of Teens with Identity Issues 750 500 se_admin

Calming the Identity Crisis: Tips for Parents of Teens with Identity 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 own identity is easier said than done. It can be an emotional and exhausting journey. It can…

The Debate on Devices: Video Game Addiction Symptoms 750 500 se_admin

The Debate on Devices: Video Game Addiction Symptoms

“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 treatment plan? Well, it depends on who you ask. Some people argue that the definition of “addiction”…

Equine Therapy: The Good Kind of Horsing Around 667 500 se_admin

Equine Therapy: The Good Kind of Horsing Around

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 of learning experience and give them a chance to develop a meaningful bond with the animal. Therapists…

Are the Teenage Years for Fun or Anxiety? Five Contributing Factors of Anxiety 334 501 se_admin

Are the Teenage Years for Fun or Anxiety? Five Contributing Factors of Anxiety

Anxiety is the top mental health issue among American youths. It is no surprise when considering the societal standards that are pressed upon today’s youth. Teens spend more time one achievement and thinking about adulthood and less time being typical teenagers. Society has set the stage for this issue. What is different about the teenage…

Help! My Daughter is Depressed 960 637 se_admin

Help! My Daughter is Depressed

The teenage years can be extremely tough. You remember the growing pains associated with trying to handle hormones, make good grades, maintain a social life, and enjoy your hobbies or find new ones. It can all be extremely overwhelming. Depression among teens is not a new phenomenon. It is more common now than ever. If…

Social Media Gone South: Parenting in the Internet Age 150 150 se_admin

Social Media Gone South: Parenting in the Internet Age

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 prosecution can be the consequence of a youthful mistake. It’s important to know that kids are still…

PTSD Awareness in Teens: Why Is It Important? 150 150 se_admin

PTSD Awareness in Teens: Why Is It Important?

Did you know that 3% to 15% of girls and 1% to 6% of boys develop posttraumatic stress disorder as a result of a pre-existing trauma? If you don’t know about PTSD and its impacts on teens, we know why. Because the topic is simply not talked about enough. Teens are living in their most…

Out Of Control: Tips for Toning Down Your Teenage Daughter’s Impulsive Behavior 960 640 se_admin

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

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 exhausting. The madness stops here! Tips for Controlling Impulsive Behaviors We have six tips for controlling your…