Adolescents

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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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5 Components of Emotional Intelligence 2 of 2 #3563

Laura Demetrician, MS, LMFT

Increasing emotional intelligence provides many advantages in one's emotional and relational health. Lynda and Laura ...

5 Components of Emotional Intelligence 1 of 2 #3562

Laura Demetrician, MS, LMFT

Increasing emotional intelligence provides many advantages in one's emotional and relational health. Lynda and Laura ...

Loving a Young Alcoholic - 3 of 3 - #3549

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents become frightened when discovering their young adult misuses, even abuses alcohol or another drug. Brenda and ...

Loving a Young Alcoholic - 2 of 3 - #3548

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents become frightened when discovering their young adult misuses, even abuses alcohol or another drug. Brenda and ...

Loving a Young Alcoholic - 1 of 3 - #3547

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents become frightened when discovering their young adult misuses, even abuses alcohol or another drug. Brenda and ...

Flexibility in Family - #3533

Laura Demetrician, MS, LMFT

Flexibility is an often forgotten important element of healthy families. Life circumstances, children, and family ...

Muddy Waters - 2 of 2 - #3519

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Communicating clearly in all of our relationship can be quite the task. Each of us being put together so differently, ...

Muddy Waters - 1 of 2 - #3518

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Communicating clearly in all of our relationship can be quite the task. Each of us being put together so differently, ...

A Hole in the Soul - 2 of 2 - #3521

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

When people grow up in difficult circumstances, they feel and often behave as though they are incomplete. However, ...

A Hole in the Soul - 1 of 2 - #3520

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

When people grow up in difficult circumstances, they feel and often behave as though they are incomplete. However, ...

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