Adolescents

Articles

When Children Steal

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There isn't a parent on earth who enjoys the idea of their child stealing. Understanding the possible reasons that ...

Life Transitions

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article explores the task adolescents and their families face when leaving home. It describes the delicate ...

Five Strategies for Encouraging Teens to Grow Beyond Childhood

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article addresses five strategies for encouraging teenagers to grow beyond their childhood behaviors and ...

Teens and Anger

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article describes how easy it is for parents and teens to get into highly charged arguments and what important ...

Scared of My Daughter's Friends

A "Dear Rosa" question and answer regarding parenting concerns when a adolescent daughter connects with ...

My Child Won't Go To School

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

School phobia, a severe stress response toward school is a very perplexing condition. Suddenly a child simply will ...

A Parent's Guide To Minimizing Sibling Rivalry

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Although sibling rivalry exists in virtually every family, parents can be proactive in helping to minimize sibling ...

Ten Ways to "Train Up A Child"

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parenting is hard. Raising children in today's world is a juggling act for most people when trying to do a good job ...

Don'ts For Parents and Enablers

Compiled by Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There is tremendous difficulty for parents or spouses when their child or spouse becomes involved in the abuse of ...

Who I Am In Christ

Author Unknown, Edited by Brenda Spina, M.S.,LMFT, LPC

Knowing how God sees us and what we have available with Him is important in the developmental process of being His ...

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Broadcasts

Christian in a Secular School - 4 of 4 - #3455

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Hannah Savilla shares how a sheltered young Christian can move effectively in non-Christian circles after high school ...

Christian in a Secular School - 3 of 4 - #3454

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Hannah Savilla shares how a sheltered young Christian can move effectively in non-Christian circles after high school ...

Christian in a Secular School - 2 of 4 - #3453

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Hannah Savilla shares how a sheltered young Christian can move effectively in non-Christian circles after high school ...

Christian in a Secular School - 1 of 4 - #3452

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Hannah Savilla, shares how a sheltered young Christian can move effectively in non-Christian circles after high school ...

The Talk - 2 of 2 #3431

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

In this two part series Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage provide parents with information on how to talk to ...

The Talk - 1 of 2 #3430

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

In this two part series Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage provide parents with information on how to talk to ...

Controlling the Chaos - 2 of 2 #3425

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

For stepfamilies, the stress of the holiday season can be compounded. With patience and grace, the holiday season can ...

Controlling the Chaos - 1 of 2 #3424

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

For stepfamilies, the stress of the holiday season can be compounded. With patience and grace, the holiday season can ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 5 of 5 #3420

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 4 of 5 #3419

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the ...

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