If you are considering antidepressants for your child, it is important to make an informed decision, and that requires consulting the right professional.
Hopefully you are your child’s biggest champion. Even if you are the advocate for your kid with the most at stake, sometimes it’s not enough. There are times when you’ll need to seek support from therapists or other mental health professionals
So you say you don’t have the time and money for your own self care? We hear this from busy parents all the time. Focusing on your kids and being a parent is a lot of work. But the fact that you’re saying you don’t have resources to take care of your own emotional well being is a sign that something is out of balance.
The ability of your 17 year old kid with ADHD to set boundaries is probably limited. She most likely will need your help, and she still will most likely push back on that help
Wilderness therapy can be very effective, but it’s not for everyone. The key is to have a good plan for when your teen returns!
At some point all parents with children in therapy will ask themselves “is it working?” How does a parent judge whether they should keep their child in therapy, or with the same therapist? There are some basic questions to consider to help you when evaluating therapy and if it’s helping or not.
View Video Transcript Mandating reunification therapy between your kids and your ex, but you’re not really sure your ex is healthy? Well, we’re going to 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 live …
View Video Transcript So your son likes his therapist, but you don’t. 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 live happier lives. I lead two organizations, teen Therapy Center and the nonprofit …
View Video Transcript Date: 08/11/2023 Title: When are therapists required to disclose domestic violence, and to whom? 00:00:01 Speaker 1Are you worried that if you put your kid in therapy that the therapist will have to make a mandated report to the Department of Children Family Services based on the history of domestic violence in …
If you suspect that your teen is developing an eating disorder, you need to take action promptly. It’s not just a phase or fad.