Self Confidence/Self Advocacy

“My 14 year old son thinks he is ugly. I think he looks fine. What should I do?”

View Video Transcript Hello, welcome to Tips on Teens. I’m your friendly neighborhood licensed marriage and family therapist, Kent Toussaint, from Teen Therapy Center in Woodland Hills, California. I come ...
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“What can I do to help my son lose weight?”

View Video Transcript Hi, welcome to Tips on Teens. My name is Kent Toussaint, licensed marriage and family therapist here at Teen Therapy Center in Woodland Hills, California. Coming to ...
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“What can I do to help my son get over his shyness?”

https://youtu.be/t-JWH9ahZtU Shyness is not always a bad thing, in fact it’s often quite normal to a degree. However, what can a parent do when severe shyness causes their child to ...
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“Is there anything I can do to help my son enjoy family time?”

https://youtu.be/43wAE3dZ0WE It’s not uncommon for teens to despise family gatherings, but what can parents do to help? This week’s Tips on Teens addresses a question from a parent whose son ...
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“My daughter wants to go to a hip-hop concert with music we don’t like. Should we let her go?”

https://youtu.be/gAEOrb3FS9c This week’s Tips On Teens question comes from a mother who is concerned about her daughter’s taste in music. Many parents struggle with this same problem and have no ...
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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 ...
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“Help my kid speak up and do the right thing!”

In light of the tragic shooting in Florida, Kent answers this important question sent by a parent: “So, unfortunately these days I think it takes a lot of courage for ...
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Why Won’t My Teenager Get His Driver’s License?!

https://youtu.be/hPZgyjO62mo Kent weighs in on the following question from a dad in the San Fernando Valley: Why won’t my teenager get his driver’s license? He’s already 17 and I just ...
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Self-Reliance Through Peanut Butter and Jelly

Clues on Kids #010 A new school year is already just around the corner.  Your child is in the midst of… Wait just a minute, Sir! You’re already thinking about ...
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