“Think Traps” can impact more than just our thoughts, but our mood and actions. When we get stuck in a negative thought our mood starts to go downhill, and this impacts our actions. Continue reading Break The Negative Thought Cycle For Good!
he holidays aren’t Merry and Bright for everyone, especially teens with depression, anxiety, or overwhelming feelings. Teens often experience more stress than adults. NO, really they do! The holidays can be a stressful time for teens. Continue reading Tis’ The Season To Be Stressed…4 Tips To Support Your Teen Through The Holidays
How DBT PLEASE skill can help teen reduce emotional vulnerability. Teen Counseling in Watertown, CT. Continue reading 5 Strategies To Prevent Overwhelm Before It Starts…
Your teen has it hard, harder than I ever did. They are often striving for perfect grades, trying to be the best at sports, and all while navigating social media…whoa though.
Continue reading Life Hack: 3 Ways Teens Can Feel More Positive
Skills for helping teens manage impulsive behaviors. Continue reading Saying “I’m Just Impulsive” Is An Excuse
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive treatment model that offers hope for teens who have not seen improvement in other therapies.Continue reading What The Heck Is DBT and Why Will It Help My Teen?
Sometimes I hear from parents that they don’t think group is right for their teen because they don’t believe that a “social hour” will help their depression or anxiety. Or that “social hour” would create too much anxiety or comparison for their teen. But Here’s The Deal: Support has been scientifically proven to be theContinue reading GROUP THERAPY: IT’S NOT JUST “SOCIAL HOUR”
It is hard to be the parent of a teenager. It is even harder to be the parent of a teenager that is struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, or suicidal thoughts. The worry, the desire to take their pain away, the sleepless nights and more… Parents of teens that are struggling often say that theyContinue reading What Teens Really Want!
With the school year starting I have been getting a lot of calls from parents worried about their teens. School anxiety is spiking, teens are beginning to feel overwhelmed and their dread of the new year is sinking in. Parents ask me: “Lianna, how do I know if what my daughter’s is doing is aContinue reading UNDERSTANDING NORMAL VS. ADNORMAL TEENAGER BEHAVIOR
As you know school is starting and you know what happens next feelings of overwhelm, stress, and anxiety. I am going to address some of things you can do as a parent to help your kids be successful this year despite feeling anxious. Many of us believe that by the time our kids reach highContinue reading 3 Tips To Help Your Teen Cope With Back To School Anxiety