School/College

“How do I stop my son from smoking marijuana while he is away at college?”

View Video Transcript Hello, welcome to Tips on Teens. My name is Kent Toussaint, licensed marriage and family therapist, leading two organizations here in Woodland Hills, California, Teen Therapy Center and also the non -profit organization Child and Teen Counseling, where we help kids, teens, and families live happier lives. I come to you every …

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“My son did not get into his desired college choices. Is there anything I can to do help him consider other options?”

View Video Transcript Hello! Welcome to Tips on Teens. My name is Kent Toussaint. I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist and the founder and clinical director of Teen Therapy Center and also the executive director of Child and Teen Counseling. Come to you live on Facebook every Wednesday at noon to join you for …

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“My daughter thinks cheating is the only way to get into a good college. How do I help her stay motivated?”

View Video Transcript Hello, welcome to Tips on Teens. This is Kent Toussaint, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Director of Teen Therapy Center in Woodland Hills. I come to you live every Wednesday at noon to answer your parenting questions. Thank you. You can message us here on Facebook or email us at …

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“My daughter is about to flunk Algebra 2. How do I get her back on track?”

https://youtu.be/AXhkRpdkuio Dealing with homework and school grades has always been a major point of anxiety and stress for most parents.  This week’s Tips on Teens answers a question from a parent who is very worried that her daughter will flunk one of her classes. Here’s the question: “My daughter is a junior in High School …

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“What can we do as parents to help manage our daughter’s school stress and help her not burn out?”

https://youtu.be/jBZsziBU8u8 This week’s Tips on Teens addresses a question from a mother who wants a bit more insight into our topic from last segment. She wonders how to help her daughter with the intense amount pressure from school. Kent is here to offer some advice! Here’s the question: “Thank you for your video the other …

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“How do I get my son to understand the importance of school?”

https://youtu.be/-33n6_W5DQA School and homework are known by many parents to be the source of inevitable arguments and feuds. This week’s Tips on Teens features a parenting question from a mother who has become very frustrated with her son’s performance in school. Here’s the question: “No matter what we do, our teenage son is not doing …

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“Should I force my son to do something extracurricular?”

https://youtu.be/_kuRUgT72nA This week’s “Tips on Teens” comes from a mother who is tired of her son spending all day on his phone and is wondering if she should force her son to do something extracurricular. Here’s the question: “My son is about to start high school and I really want him to do something extracurricular. …

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“My daughter recently graduated college and now seems paralyzed living at home with no job. What am I supposed to do?”

https://youtu.be/tHIlxa389_M This week’s “Tips on Teens” features a question from a mother who is unsure how to handle her daughter returning to live at home after graduating college. Here’s the question: “My daughter recently graduated from a UC with a major in Communications and has returned home. She did very well in school, but now …

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“Is it a good idea for my Teen to get a summer job?”

https://youtu.be/ahb2LORMpv8 For this week’s segment, Kent discusses teens and summer jobs by answering the following question from a concerned parent: “My daughter is turning 16 and she doesn’t have much to do outside of homework and use her phone at all hours of the day. Do you think it’s a good idea for her to …

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