Plenty of parents call me this time of year, exhausted and tell me, “my teen needs therapy stat!” or “I was fine raising my child but now that he/she’s an adolescent I’m at a loss”. Parenting a teenager is a new and scary experience for most, and to shift how you interact with your children … Continue reading Two Simple Approaches to Get Out of the Power Struggle with your Teen
How Can Hypnotherapy Help My Child? Teenagers suffer from anxiety in much the same way as their parents and other adults, even when living in loving homes and surrounded by supportive family and friends. While the actual concern that brings about the anxiety may be different, many of their emotional and physical symptoms are similar … Continue reading Hypnotherapy for Teenage Anxiety
When You or Your Children Are Upset by News Reports Media coverage of a crime, natural disaster, war, act of terrorism, or other disturbing event provides us with vital and helpful information. News reports can keep us informed about what is happening and things we may need to do. But too much exposure to media … Continue reading The Role of Media in Vicarious Trauma
As children approach those dreaded teenage years, their parents are forced to confront new challenges. Some parents liken themselves to the hand that guides a toy car across a bridge or even a bystander watching the car go by, but in reality, the ideal place for the parent is the railing of the bridge. Parents … Continue reading Parenting a Teen? Let’s Talk About Bridges….
Have you ever heard that accentuating the positive can benefit a relationship? Have you ever tried to remain completely positive in a personal or business relationship, only to find that it is impossible to always avoid saying anything negative? What if I told you the key to happiness comes in the form of a balance … Continue reading Understanding How The 1:5 Ratio Can Benefit You