What The Heck Is DBT and Why Will It Help My Teen?

September 28, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive treatment model that offers hope for teens ... Read More

GROUP THERAPY: IT’S NOT JUST “SOCIAL HOUR”

September 14, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

Sometimes I hear from parents that they don’t think group is right for their teen because they do... Read More

What Teens Really Want!

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

It is hard to be the parent of a teenager. It is even harder to be the parent of a teenager that ... Read More

UNDERSTANDING NORMAL VS. ADNORMAL TEENAGER BEHAVIOR

August 24, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

With the school year starting I have been getting a lot of calls from parents worried about their... Read More

3 Tips To Help Your Teen Cope With Back To School Anxiety

August 17, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

As you know school is starting and you know what happens next feelings of overwhelm, stress, and ... Read More

RAISING A CONFIDENT DAUGHTER IN TODAY’S WORLD

August 10, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

According to researchers this is the unhappiest, loneliest and most stressed out generation on re... Read More

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE AFRAID OF YOUR EMOTIONS

August 3, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

Does your teen feel overwhelmed by emotions, hide from them or shove them down? Facing distress i... Read More

SHIFT OUT OF NEGATIVE THOUGHTS (GOAL IS NOT TO CHANGE THEM)

July 29, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

If your teen struggles with negative self-talk the DBT mindfulness skill “Fact or Judgement” may ... Read More

YOUR TEEN CAN ACCEPT THE WORD “NO” (AND HERE IS HOW)

July 28, 2018    |    Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW    |    Leave a comment

Does your teen get angry when told no or things don’t go their way? Accepting things that are unc... Read More

FIND YOUR TRUE SELF

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

If your teen struggles with not knowing who they are or feeling lost negative core beliefs may be... Read More