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'Adolescents' Category Archives

Parenting Counseling: Beefing up Your Bag of Tricks

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“Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare.” – Ed Asner As a parent, we all know you can have the best intentions, set goals that are age appropriate for your child, come up with a sensible plan on how to handle discipline when necessary, and still, at this very moment, be wringing your […]

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Adolescent Counseling Eases the Tough Transition from Child to Adult

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“I hated high school. I don’t trust anybody who looks back on the years from 14 to 18 with any enjoyment. If you liked being a teenager, there’s something wrong with you.” ―Stephen King Do you have a child who could benefit from adolescent counseling? Is your teenage son’s defiance and rebellion getting old? Is […]

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Orange County Teen Counseling | Learning Effective Coping Skills

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“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us,” says David Richo, Ph.D., who has authored several books on teen psychology. The teenage years come with all sorts of new emotions and complex feelings. peer pressure, school demands and conflict at home can become overwhelming for sensitive teens. Puberty […]

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South Orange County Teen Therapist Dr. Piper Walsh Helps Teens and Parents Get the Conversation Started

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“Whatever emotional state you’re in while you’re parenting conveys more to your child than the content of what you’re doing with them, no matter how perfect your intervention looks “on paper.” In other words, to paraphrase Marshall McLuhan, “your emotional state is the message.” – Michael J. Simon A sixteen year-old told her South Orange […]

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