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mother daughter relationship
On the Same Side: Building Positive Mother-Daughter Relationships 1707 2560 srtc_admin

On the Same Side: Building Positive Mother-Daughter Relationships

Building Healthy Mother-Daughter Relationships Mother-daughter relationships are often complex and surprisingly complicated. During the teenage years, many daughters crave independence and autonomy, they view themselves as almost adults who are…

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girls bullying girls
Girl-to-Girl Bullying: Learning to Support Each Other 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Girl-to-Girl Bullying: Learning to Support Each Other

Forming friendships is an important part in any teen girl’s life, but for some, navigating those relationships can be fraught with danger. Bullying happens to both boys and girls, but…

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peer pressure
How To Deal With Peer Pressure: Ways to Help Your Teen 2560 1437 Solstice RTC

How To Deal With Peer Pressure: Ways to Help Your Teen

As our children hit their adolescent years, most parents begin to see a shift. Teens begin to gain more independence and they start to place more and more value on…

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social anxiety in teens
A silent fear: Recognizing social anxiety in teens 2560 1709 Solstice RTC

A silent fear: Recognizing social anxiety in teens

Have you noticed that your teen avoids social situations? Maybe they skip school dances or avoid any group activities after school? We tend to label those teens as “just shy”,…

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effects of social media
How Does Social Media Effect Body Image in Teen Girls? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

How Does Social Media Effect Body Image in Teen Girls?

Body image struggles are not a new problem for teen girls. Eating disorders are a subject covered in most high school health classes and many women can remember a time…

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teen substance use issues
I’m Worried That My Teen Daughter Is Drinking. What Should I Do? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

I’m Worried That My Teen Daughter Is Drinking. What Should I Do?

We know that teenagers are not exactly averse to taking risks. They begin to prioritize peer relationships and are terrified being left out. An article from Psychology Today explains, “……

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teen with anxiety
5 Tips for Helping Your Teen with Anxiety During a Pandemic 2560 1707 srtc_admin

5 Tips for Helping Your Teen with Anxiety During a Pandemic

The world has drastically changed in the past 5 months. Everything from the way we work to the way we are able to interact with family and friends has shifted,…

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symptoms of cyberbullying and ptsd
Cyberbullying Linked to Symptoms of PTSD 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Cyberbullying Linked to Symptoms of PTSD

A recent study, linking cyberbullying to symptoms of PTSD, found that more than a third of the cyberbullies were not involved in traditional bullying, whereas a huge majority of the…

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defiant teens
Emotional First Aid Strategies for Defiant Teens 2560 1920 srtc_admin

Emotional First Aid Strategies for Defiant Teens

When it comes to engaging in conversations with defiant teens, you are more likely to get into a power struggle than to start a dialogue, particularly when they are on…

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ADHD in teens
How does ADHD in teens affect social skills? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

How does ADHD in teens affect social skills?

Ever since ADHD emerged as a medical diagnosis in the late 1970s, thousands of children and teens have been diagnosed. As the years passed more research has emerged on how…

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bullying and self esteem
How Does Bullying Affect Self-Esteem in Teens? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

How Does Bullying Affect Self-Esteem in Teens?

Sometimes it can feel like bullying has become more and more prevalent in teens. Consistent torment by peers can take a toll on teens particularly in the way they view…

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students with social anxiety
Small Class Sizes Support Students with Social Anxiety 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Small Class Sizes Support Students with Social Anxiety

In a public school classroom with thirty other students, it can feel overwhelming for teens with social anxiety to speak up and participate in class discussions. They may worry about…

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