Posts tagged teen anxiety
Parenting Your Teens Podcast: Episode 7

In this episode of the Parenting Your Teens Podcast, I help parents understand why their teenagers respond to simple requests with attitude. Understanding teen mental health and the underlying psychological factors will help parents develop the foundation they need to be able to address their teen’s issues. Parents will receive practical tools to help deal with teen anger and conflict in their relationships. Learn the exact strategies I use in my teen therapy practice that I have used for over 16 years as a teen expert.

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Parenting Your Teens Podcast: Episode 6

In this episode of the Parenting Your Teens Podcast, I teach parents all about teens and vaping. It is important for parents to understand why teens vape so they can develop a strategy to end it. I help parents see how teens use teen mental health struggles as a justification for use. I teach the names of some devices and where to go to find more education. Learn the exact strategies I use in my teen therapy practice that I have used for over 16 years as a teen expert.

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Parenting Your Teens Podcast: Episode 5

In this episode of the Parenting Your Teens Podcast, I teach parents how to effectively motivate you teen. It is important for parents to understand the forces that create human motivation so they can apply them to their teenager. I teach simple to use techniques and the underlying rationale to ending the family struggles that are caused by unmotivated teens. Learn the exact strategies I use in my teen therapy practice that I have used for over 16 years as a teen expert.

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Parenting Your Teens Podcast: Episode 4

In this episode of the Parenting Your Teens Podcast, I teach parents everything they need to know about their teenagers social anxiety. Understanding teen mental health and the underlying psychological factors will help parents develop the foundation they need to be able to address their teen’s issues. Parents will receive practical tools to help deal with teen social anxiety and support them in learning tools that will ensure they live engaged and fulfilling lives. Learn the exact strategies I use in my teen therapy practice that I have used for over 16 years as a teen expert.

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Parenting Your Teens Podcast: Episode 2

In this episode of the Parenting Your Teens Podcast, I teach parents everything they need to know about teen self-esteem and what could eventually lead to teen depression.. Understanding teen mental health and the underlying psychological factors will help parents develop the foundation they need to be able to address their teen’s issues. Parents will receive practical tools to help their teens develop a healthy sense of self. Using these techniques, parents will take the steps to stop teen depression before it starts.. Learn the exact strategies I use in my teen therapy practice that I have used for over 16 years as a teen expert.

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3 Ways to Effectively Manage Your Teen's School Problems

How many times have we heard or used the cliché, “what are you going to do, work at McDonalds?”  Parents try to instill the love for education in their teens to give them a better future. For many families this is a smooth sailing process with only the occasional difficulty.  For others, it is a source of constant stress and worry. Regardless of whether it is occasional or more frequent, her are three tips to addressing any school issue.

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5 Major Tips To Survive The Prom

Prom night is the end of childhood for your teen, the beginning of adulthood, and the true test of responsibility and behaving. Teens spend almost the entire year planning, shopping, and talking about prom night; they see the few hours as one of the most important night of their college career. However parents see the night as emotional and riddled with fear.

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Managing The Stress Of Homework, Midterms & Finals

Stress from homework, midterms, and finals happens with kids and teens of all ages, and it can be cause stress on the whole family as well. To better manage the stress and feelings that occur during this time, read the following 7 tips:

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How To Respond To Your Teens Music: Art Of Self-Expression

Music can take many forms, but at its root in every form it relays various emotions. Sounds and lyrics portray and talk about love, heartbreak, friendship, tragedy, happiness, sadness, and loneliness. It is the one form of art that is relatable no matter your age, gender, or race, or what you are going through. You can find music to fit your mood, attitude and want for self-expression.

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Praise As A Constructive Tool: Ending The Negative Communication Cycle

As a parent, life is full of balancing on many fine lines of too little and too much. Communication can undoubtedly go into that category of “hard to balance.” Communication is a prime tool in raising children, it affects their reaction, their interaction with others, and their expectation as they grow. Thus, it is important to keep communication positive, and less negative, no matter what the situation you may be facing.

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How A 15-Year-Old Turned From Being The School Rebel To The Class Valedictorian

You see, when Timmy’s parents first called me for a consultation they where distraught.  They had found Timmy’s phone lying on the counter while he was at soccer practice, and they decided to take a look.  What they saw shocked them to say the least.  In his SnapChat story, they saw pictures of him with huge clouds of smoke coming out of his mouth.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Learn How To Parent Your Teens From The Experts

I want my teenager to take school seriously.  I want to be done with all the back and forth arguing that happens every time I ask my teen to do anything around the house.  If only my teen was respectful, would it be so much easier to hear his point of view. 

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Negotiation Skills As An Effective Teen Parenting Strategy

Does this sound familiar?  “Because I am your parent and I said so!”  The next statement would sound like this, “well I am still not doing it and you can’t make me.”  Ultimately, this exchange ends with a behavioral escalation and then consequences.  None of which results in the desired task being completed.

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Teen Cutting: Coping With Self-Harm

Teen depression is not a phase.  The risk of suicide among depressed teens is scary.  Recent statistics show that more teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease, combined. Each day in America, there are an average of over 5,240 attempts by young people grades 7-12. 

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4 Ways To Reduce Anxiety In Your Teens

Fear of the unknown, fear of the future, fear of judgment or lack of acceptance, all of these are other ways of describing anxiety.  Whatever the root cause or the irrational fear behind it, anxiety can be debilitating to the point of paralysis.  For any person who deals with anxiety, the challenge lies in how to manage and eventually overcome the limitations that it creates, but for teens the impact speaks at a level of core beliefs that can drastically alter the trajectory of the developmental milestone of identity formation.

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