Teen Girl Issues

Would Banning Snap Streak Feature Reduce Social Anxiety in Teen Snapchat Users?

By | October 11th, 2019|Technology Use, Teen Girl Issues|

The topic of social media addiction is going to court, with the introduction of the Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act. Senator Josh Hawley proposed this bill this week to prohibit social media companies from exploiting users [...]

Integrating Art Therapy into Solstice’s Academic Curriculum

By | September 19th, 2019|Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

Teens who are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges have a hard time finding appropriate ways to express themselves. They often feel inadequate and isolated from the world around them when they can’t express how they feel. As [...]

How Emotional Intelligence Can be a Protective Factor for Teens with Emotional Issues

By | September 11th, 2019|Mental Illness, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

While being able to identify negative emotions doesn’t always mean you are able to avoid them, research suggests that teenagers who can describe their negative emotions in details are more resilient when negative emotions arise. Emotional intelligence, or [...]

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Deepening Awareness of Others’ Individual Needs

By | August 30th, 2019|Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

David Treleaven, author of “Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for  Safe and Transformative Healing” defines trauma as “any experience stressful enough to leave us feeling helpless, frightened, and profoundly unsure. After such experiences, we are left with a diminished sense [...]

We are Family: Family Therapy for Teens with Depression

By | July 10th, 2019|Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

When teens struggle with depression it can affect the whole family. In order for a family to give their teens the help and support they need—their own health needs to be a priority. This is why research says [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]