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Teenage Mood Swings Can Be a Warning of Greater Issues

By | June 26th, 2019|Mental Health, Mental Illness, Teen Girl Issues|

Teenagers are known for going from talking a mile a minute to slamming their bedroom doors and taking vows of silence the next. It can be just as confusing for your child as it feels to be on [...]

Addressing the Unspoken: Talking To Your Teen About Their Trauma

By | June 14th, 2019|Trauma|

Talking to your teen about trauma can feel overwhelming and difficult. Even if you have not experienced trauma yourself, you can understand how one probably does not want to talk about the things that have hurt them or [...]

The Therapy that Works: Trauma Focused Therapy for Teens

By | June 7th, 2019|Mental Health, Trauma|

Understanding all of the medical/scientific jargon related to trauma and therapy can be quite challenging as a parent. Trauma focused therapy for teens can quickly become an extremely important part of your teens life if they have experienced [...]

Facts About Your Depressed Teenage Daughter

By | May 29th, 2019|Depression, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

The onset of depression occurs differently based on the individual. A new study even suggests that males and females develop depression differently. Depression is often characterized by low mood, loss of interest and pleasure, and major changes to [...]

What is Secondary PTSD And How Does It Affect Teens?

By | May 22nd, 2019|Mental Health, Mental Illness, Trauma|

In the digital age, part of staying connected online is exposure to daily accounts of horrific violence across the globe and in our communities that shape our sense of safety and justice. Although some media outlets protect the [...]

Lingering Physiological Effects of Childhood Trauma

By | May 14th, 2019|Teen Girl Issues, Trauma|

It is commonly accepted that an accumulation of multiple adverse childhood experiences makes adults more likely to continue to face negative experiences. However, a recent study conducted by the University of Missouri revealed that adults who have experienced [...]

Is Your Daughter’s Addiction to Instagram Likes Affecting Her Ability to Feel Well-Liked?

By | May 8th, 2019|Relationships, Technology Use, Teen Girl Issues|

Instagram just proposed that they would start hiding likes from other viewers in an attempt to empower users to use it as a platform of self-expression rather than self-comparison. Younger generations are more drawn to social media apps [...]

Overcoming the Power Struggle: Help For A Defiant Teenage Daughter

By | April 23rd, 2019|Defiance, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

Finding help for a defiant teenage daughter can be a difficult process. With hormonal changes, it can feel like a constant power struggle. When your teen is constantly going against you or striking an argument, it is important [...]

How Does Mindfulness Reduce Stress? 7 Outcomes of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

By | April 15th, 2019|Anxiety, Mental Health|

In a 2014 national survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 31 percent of adolescents aged 13 to 17 said that their stress increased in the previous year, and 42 percent said they were not doing enough to [...]

Study Shows Childhood PTSD Caused When Children Ruminate Over Trauma

By | April 9th, 2019|Mental Health, Trauma|

Children with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may face challenges from many different angles. You are not expected to know everything about PTSD. However, educating yourself on its breadth of causes and effects can help you be a [...]