How do you create an atmosphere that your teen clients will value rather than resist?
According to Ron Taffel, the 1-2-3 combination is to be less guarded, more spontaneous, and stop worrying that being yourself—warts and all—will weaken your credibility.
Teens are looking for authenticity and when they find the real thing, they’ll engage.
Here’s how it works.
Ron Taffel is the author of eight books about parenting, famillies, and working with young clients and teens.
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