Current Events & Your Family

Is it too early to talk to my kid about sexual assault?

It’s difficult to talk to kids about sexual assault. The way you discuss it will also evolve depending on the age and maturity of your kid.
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Teen suicide is on the rise during quarantine. Are you worried your teen may be in danger of self harm?

With the rise of suicides during quarantine, do you know what signs to look for in your teenager?
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Are you and your kids experiencing extreme burnout from distance learning?

Are you and your kids experiencing extreme burnout from distance learning? What can you do to support them as school resumes again after winter break?
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“Our family has been heavily impacted by the news and the protests. Are there any small daily things we can do for our family’s mental health?”

In this difficult social and political climate, many families are feeling weighed down and stressed out. It can be hard to find ways to cope with our reactions to the ...
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“My kids won’t stop arguing and it’s driving everyone in the house up a wall!”

View Video Transcript Oh my gosh, your teenagers won’t stop arguing. What are you gonna do about it? That is today’s question on Tips on Teens. My name is Kent ...
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“Wearing a mask triggers my anxiety. Am I alone in this? What should I do?”

View Video Transcript   Hi. Wearing a mask during quarantine is triggering your anxiety or your past history of trauma, and it’s freaking you out. You don’t know what to ...
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“We had to cancel our son’s Sweet Sixteen party. What can we do to make sure he still has a fun birthday at home?”

Teens and their families are having to miss out on major milestones because of COVID-19: prom, graduation, and birthday parties, to name a few. And while our kids are handling ...
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“My husband is immunocompromised—how do I talk to my kids and ex about this without starting a fight?”

View Video Transcript So, what do you do when your spouse is immunocompromised during the whole coronavirus thing, but your ex keeps taking your kids out on social events during ...
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Thoughts and Advice about the COVID-19 Pandemic from Your Friendly Neighborhood Therapists

Dear Families of Teen Therapy Center and Child & Teen Counseling,  Information about COVID-19 is changing daily, and I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about how this is affecting our society, ...
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“How do we talk to our kids about the Coronavirus?”

View Video Transcript How do you talk to your kids about the coronavirus? That is today’s question on Tips on Teens. Thanks for joining us. My name is Kent Toussaint. ...
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