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Airbrushed & Photoshopped: Girls’ Body Image Issues 150 150 se_admin

Airbrushed & Photoshopped: Girls’ Body Image Issues

As girls transition into adolescence, there is constant pressure from the media, their peers, and themselves to obtain the ideal body and appearance. This quest for perfection can often result in low self-esteem and negative body image. There are many reasons why your teen could develop negative body image including natural weight gain caused by…

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Making Time for Healthy Habits As A Young Girl 2560 1707 se_admin

Making Time for Healthy Habits As A Young Girl

A typical day for young girls may look something like this: wake up, shower and get ready for school, grab a quick bite of breakfast, ride the school bus, classes, after school activities, homework, dinner, homework, spending time on technology, bed. Their days are filled from morning until night with activities and responsibilities. This amount…

what to do if your child wont go to school
What To Do If Your Child Won’t Go To School: School Refusal in Teens 2560 1695 se_admin

What To Do If Your Child Won’t Go To School: School Refusal in Teens

Every parent is familiar with the school morning struggle. It’s not uncommon for teens to complain that they don’t want to go to school, and beg to be allowed to stay home. But truancy is very different from school refusal which can have long-term negative effects.  What is School Refusal? School refusal can take many…

what causes eating disorders in teenage girls
How Childhood Trauma Can Lead to Eating Disorders 2560 1707 se_admin

How Childhood Trauma Can Lead to Eating Disorders

Many girls struggle with body image issues as they enter adolescence. They become acutely aware of how they are perceived. And with technology today, they have the internet at their fingertips so that they can constantly compare themselves to their peers and celebrities. This can feel overwhelming for any young girl dealing with body image…

adopted child abandonment issues
Adoption & Trauma: How Residential Treatment Can Help 2560 1708 se_admin

Adoption & Trauma: How Residential Treatment Can Help

There is no “one size fits all” answer when it comes to dealing with issues that can come up for adopted children. Each child has different life experiences which can play a role in their development in adolescence. And while adoption has both positive and negative effects on a child, here we will focus on…

teen discipline
Learning How to Discipline Your Teen: Balancing Freedom and Structure 2560 1707 se_admin

Learning How to Discipline Your Teen: Balancing Freedom and Structure

When our children are young, discipline is easy. A time out when they make a poor choice or a sticker chart when they show positive behaviors you want to reinforce. As children get older the risk from those poor choices increases, but those methods of discipline start to become less effective. Why Do Teens Need…

EMDR therapy
The Power of Using EMDR Therapy for Processing Trauma 2560 1707 se_admin

The Power of Using EMDR Therapy for Processing Trauma

When we hear the word “therapy” many people’s minds go to laying on a couch and talking through their feelings. The reality is that there are many different forms of therapy from family therapy to Cognitive Behavior Therapy. For teens processing trauma, whether that is from being bullied in school or experiencing physical harm, some…

trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy
How Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Teens 2560 1707 se_admin

How Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Teens

Trauma is the experience of severe psychological distress following any terrible or life-threatening event. Many teens experience some sort of trauma in our lives. It can be anything from parents getting divorced to experiencing a natural disaster. Psychology Today tells us that people who have experienced trauma “may develop emotional disturbances such as extreme anxiety,…

Depression Treatment Centers San Antonio
Depression Treatment Centers San Antonio Texas Teens Travel To Attend 2560 1707 Admin_SE

Depression Treatment Centers San Antonio Texas Teens Travel To Attend

Are you seeking depression treatment centers San Antonio? Just like any other parents, San Antonio parents want their teens to live a happy, successful life. Unfortunately, one of the mental health issues that can disrupt that path of happiness in teens is depression. Some parents are willing to travel outside their State to find the…

Depression Treatment Centers North Carolina
Depression Treatment Centers for Teens in North Carolina 2560 1707 Admin_SE

Depression Treatment Centers for Teens in North Carolina

Are you seeking a depression treatment centers in North Carolina and you have a teen who struggles with sadness, anxiety, or the inability to perform their daily routines? If so, you may want to seek professional assistance and advice. There is an abundance of available resources and trained mental health professionals who can help you…