WHY SUMMER BOREDOM BUSTERS ARE NOT THE ANSWER

June 1, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

“Mom…Dad…I’m bored.”

Sound familiar? I used to say this to my... Read More

HOW DBT HELPS TO INSTANTLY CALM STRONG EMOTIONS

May 23, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

Though everyone feels intense negative emotions, it is very common for teenagers to feel overwhel... Read More

4 WAYS TO TEACH YOUR CHILDREN PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS

May 18, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

Children from toddlers to teens face a variet... Read More

4 WAYS TO DEAL WITH COLLEGE STRESS PREP

May 11, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

You may not believe this, but I start hearing about college admission anxiety from 7th Read More

DO THESE 3 THINGS TO OVERCOME ANXIETY

April 20, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

“You can’t think your way into right action, but you can act your way into right thinking”-Bill W... Read More

PLEASE STOP SAYING THIS TO YOUR TEENS

April 27, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

“I’m so proud of you” You are probably thinking, “what, that is a positive and encouraging sta... Read More

FEEL DISTRESS? NO THANKS!! BUT CAN IT REALLY DECREASE MY SUFFERING?

March 30, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

Before leaving for vacation I had everything planned out and organized. I wanted to go on my trip... Read More

7 WAYS TO BUILD RESILIENCY IN YOUR TEEN

April 7, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

Working with teens I hear a lot of comparing and high expectations they put on themselves. One co... Read More

WHY WON’T MY TEEN TALK TO ME? DBT 6 LEVELS OF VALIDATION CAN HELP

March 9, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

As a teen-focused therapist one of the most common things I hear from parents is “my teen won’t t... Read More

SMART PHONES: FRIEND OR FOE?

March 21, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

Teens today are growing up in a different world than any of the generations before them. They are... Read More