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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…

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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…