Adolescents

Articles

Adolescent Girls Battling Eating Disorders

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

This article explores the effects of adolescent female eating disorders on the individual and the family. It also ...

Launching Adolescents: A Family Affair

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

Launching Adolescents describes some of the difficulties young adults face as they plan to launch from their homes ...

Twenty Something

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

The twenties can be described as a time of great transitions. In this article, Christine outlines common struggles of ...

Surprise, Surprise: Not Everyone Likes Their Family Christmas

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Family gatherings are not always pleasant. We may not even like our family. What is the difference between like and ...

Myths About Sexual Abuse

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

As familiar as we may all think we are with the existence and impact of sexual abuse, there is nothing that diminishes ...

Pick your Battles: Peer and Parent Pressure

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Peer pressure is real, and parents receive few tips on how to manage themselves and their children in the peer ...

"The Talk"

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

The mere thought of having "the talk" about sexuality with their children often makes parents shudder and ...

Facebook, Teens, and Depression

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Some teens look to Facebook and other social media to determine their self worth. They do this by comparing their ...

Encouraging the Growth Mindset in Children

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

Parents naturally want the best for their children and can be instrumental in helping their children become resilient ...

Preparing for the School Year

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Families enjoy the change summer schedules bring. It seems families adjust to the summer schedule then quickly find ...

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Broadcasts

Affected Family Members Part 1 #3411

Kathy Ann Ward, M.S., CSAC, LPC

Families that live with a loved one's addiction or mental illness suffer and experience chronic stress due to trying ...

Powerful Dads, Pretty Daughters - 2 of 2 #3394

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

The father daughter relationships is distinctly different than other relationships in the family. Join Christine as ...

Powerful Dads, Pretty Daughters - 1 of 2 #3393

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

The Father daughter relationship is distinctly different in that father's have the opportunity to imprint their ...

An Encouraging Word Goes a Long Way, #3401

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

In this radio series, Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage discuss how influential parents can be in helping their ...

Ministering to a Grieving Child, #6 of 6, #3400

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

ike adults, children grieve when faced with loss or significant change. However, children sometimes do not have words ...

Ministering to a Grieving Child, #5 of 6, #3399

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

Like adults, children grieve when faced with loss or significant change. However, children sometimes do not have words ...

Ministering to a Grieving Child, #4 of 6, #3398

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

Like adults, children grieve when faced with loss or significant change. However, children sometimes do not have words ...

Ministering to a Grieving Child, #3 of 6, #3397

Like adults, children grieve when faced with loss or significant change. However, children sometimes do not have words ...

Ministering to a Grieving Child, #2 of 6, #3396

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

Like adults, children grieve when faced with loss or significant change. However, children sometimes do not have words ...

Ministering to a Grieving Child, #1 of 6, #3395

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

Like adults, children grieve when faced with loss or significant change. However, children sometimes do not have words ...

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