Kent Toussaint

Screen Time: How can parents take control?

Almost every family we work with here at Teen Therapy Center has some issues around screen time. Kids today were born as digital natives. In today’s digital age, children are growing up surrounded by screens and constant entertainment, leading to difficulties in self-soothing and coping without technology.

Parenting Conundrums: When is it okay to spy on my teen?

View Video Transcript When is it okay to spy on your teenager? Well, let’s talk about that today on Tips on Teens. My name is Kent Toussaint. I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist, and I specialize in helping kids, teens, and families to live happier lives. I lead two organizations, Teen Therapy Center and …

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How can I protect my son from bullying?

View Video Transcript So your son has ADHD and he’s getting bullied at school. How do you help him? Well, let’s talk about that today on Tips on Teens. My name is Kent Toussaint. I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist and I specialize in helping kids, teens, and families to live happier lives. I …

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How do I shop for a teen therapist in Woodland Hills?

If you’re looking for a teen therapist in Woodland Hills, or anywhere else, there are many factors to consider. Any therapist who is worth considering should take the time to speak with you, explain their process and answer your questions. Here are some of the most important things to think about when you talk to a potential candidate.

Toxic Teenage Relationships: How To Parent Through It.

What do you do when your kid gets into their first toxic teenage relationship? For you as a parent this can feel like the world you know is crumbling to pieces. You may fear that your child is drifting away down a self destructive path, or that you can no longer protect them. These feelings are completely natural, but we urge you to play the long game instead.