Tips for Young People Who Are Starting Online Learning We’ve all felt that itch. That antsy feeling of knowing we have hit our limit of sitting behind the computer. It’s hard! And as school approaches you might be being faced with more time behind the computer. This means more time for distractions to get the best of you. So what can you do to set yourself up as best as you can?!
When (And How) to Call to Your Teen’s Therapist
Last week, I wrote about all the reasons why you should NOT reach out to your teen's therapist. Or at least not without your teenager present. Now I am here to talk about when you can and should be in communication with your teens therapist without your child involved.
So You Want to Talk To Your Child’s Teen Therapist
If you are the parent of a teen in therapy, you may have questions about confidentiality with your teen's therapist. Here are the 9 most common reasons why parent's want to reach out to their kids' therapist, why it doesn't work, and the better ways to handle each situation, which is almost always to include your child in the conversation with their therapist. Implementing these tips will help protect confidentiality with your teen's therapist.
Signs That Your Teenager Wants Therapy
Asking parents for therapy is a very scary and vulnerable thing for a teenager. They usually hint around it to warm parents up to the idea and gauge their parents' reaction. Here are some signs that your teenager is dropping hints to test the waters and telling you that they want therapy.
My Child or Teen Asked for Therapy
Some kiddos start therapy because their parents want it for them. Other times, it's because they have asked for it! Those are rare but special moments and it is very important to take the request seriously. Here's a list of why you should start as soon has your child or teen has asked for therapy!
Live Instagram: Destigmatizing Mental Health Care
There is so much info in this hour long interview that I wanted to break it down so you can jump around to topics you want to hear about! It's not 100% perfect and we covered A LOT but I hope this helps for those wanting to listen in shorter chunks!