If Your Friends Don’t Respect You, They Aren’t Your Friends

Standing up for yourself in the adolescents phase of like, and being assertive, is an important part of communication. As Psychology Today points out, what you’re doing when you stand up for yourself is saying that you matter. You’re saying that your needs matter, and your perspective should be considered. However, if you’ve done that, … Read moreIf Your Friends Don’t Respect You, They Aren’t Your Friends

7 Ways to Get Your Teen to Talk

Getting a teenager to talk to an adult is tricky. Blasting through a thousand texts a day, your teen suddenly has dry mouth when you ask how their day went. Parents want to be involved emotionally with their teenage children but it is frustrating receiving the cold shoulder every time. Here are seven ways to … Read more7 Ways to Get Your Teen to Talk

Why Today’s Adolescents Need Therapy

Today’s teens need counselors, more than past generations. Counselors provide quality time and care in order to nurture and guide your children through some of the most transnational years of their life. Here are just a few reasons adolescents today should consider therapy. Time of change.¬†Adolescents experience a lot of change. Between puberty and the … Read moreWhy Today’s Adolescents Need Therapy