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November 2020

There are many life talks that parents need to have with their teens, and substance abuse is one of the big ones. It is important for teens to understand the real risks and consequences of drug use. Teens are at the threshold of adulthood. Not children anymore, but not adults either. They crave independence and want to test boundaries as they begin to discover their identity

COVID-19 has radically changed day to day life for people around the world. Beyond just fears of becoming ill, or having a loved one become ill, teens are also feeling the negative effects of this pandemic on many levels.  Loneliness and isolation: As cities across the world headed into lockdown or stay at home orders, teens lost consistent access to their friends and larger community such

Teenagers have a reputation for being angry and irritable, and while anger can be a messy or even frightening emotion, that doesn’t mean we don’t want teens to feel it. It is important for teens to experience a full spectrum of emotions in a healthy way. When that anger is being expressed in unhealthy ways, that is when an intervention may be needed.  Anger Issues in

Individual therapy is a wonderful tool for helping teenagers overcome their fears, improve their moods, and explore their feelings. But sometimes individual therapy is only one component in an effective treatment plan. For young girls dealing with a traumatic event in their past, group therapy can provide therapists with the rare opportunity to see how teenagers' issues may play out in a social setting.  Childhood Trauma Childhood

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