Mission Possible: The Art of Engaging Tough Teens
What to do when your teen clients give you the silent treatment.
- Good News About Childhood ADHD - Beware of Internet Self-Disclosure - When Friendship Turns Toxic - More Therapies for Borderline Personalities - Depression, Pregnancy, and SSRIs - Yawning in Therapy
Treating children in the crosshairs of trauma
The tragic confrontation at Waco, Texas, in 1993 taught us much about what to do to help traumatized children, and perhaps even more about what not to do.
The Motherhood Marathon: Acknowledging the challenge of modern childrearing
Too many therapists underestimate the psychological trials of motherhood.
The Teenager Who Was a Liar: Helping a family redefine its story
Facing the challenge of working with a dissembling adolescent in a blended family means changing the "official story" of the problem.
Flattery Will Get Them Nowhere
Are we overpraising our children?
The way we praise our children can affect how they view themselves, and their future performance.
A disciplined protocol for troubled teens
A professor skeptical of the clinical value of family therapy may be doing more to extend the legacy of systems therapy than anyone working with adolescents today.
A More Powerful Antidepressant * Identifying the more discredited therapies * Assessing Childhood-Obesity Prevention * Evaluating antipsychotic meds * Treatment for chronic fatigue symdrome * Internet porn
Inside the World of 21st Century Teens
For decades before and after World War II, children all over the United States hung out, had slumber parties, made crank phone calls, and played sports unsupervised. They didn't need the help of adults to set up play dates or hand out certificates of participation. As we know all too well by now, we no longer live in that world. What's less apparent is that, despite the appearance of greater parental involvement and psychological sophistication, most adults are just as clueless about the "second family" of their children's peer group and adolescent pop culture as they ever were.
Hanging Out With the In Crowd on Myspace.com
Hanging out with the in crowd on MySpace.com.
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