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5 Questions to See If Group Therapy Is Right For Your Teen

You’ve noticed your teen has been struggling with [insert challenging behavior here], because you’re an epic parent. You’re not quite sure what to do since it feels like everything you’ve tried has been unsuccessful. You have heard other people say they’ve found success with therapy, both individual + group therapy. But how the heck do you figure out which one is going to have the deepest impact for maximum success?

No worries epic parent! I’ve got you covered! Here are 5 questions to see if group therapy is right for your teen.

Guest Post | What I've Learned About Discipline

Today’s post is from Leila Briales, an amazing wife + Mama of 2 little boys. I love that Leila confronts every day responses to basic scenarios. We tend to overlook the simple things we do daily that contribute either positively/negatively to our loved ones self image.

Now that I am a parent I am seeing how much an impact I have on my children, based on issues I have now (in adulthood) that stem from my childhood. It is a lot of pressure to want to be the best parent you can be while dealing with your own personal demons. 

Finding Happiness After Trauma!

After our lives have been touched by traumatic events it can seem impossible to go back to life as it used to be. The truth of the matter is...life will never be like it used to be. Once you have been impacted by trauma, your life changes forever. This could be a positive or negative experience depending on how you look at it.

Healing after trauma may seem impossible, but I’m here to tell you that if you do the work healing AND happiness after trauma is entirely possible! You might ask, “Well Seida how? How do I find happiness after this ugly, depressing or demoralizing thing has happened?”

3 Myths About Teens Who Self-Harm

I’m sure you have probably heard all of these statements made if you’re alive today. Self harm is such a taboo topic. Many people are scared to address self harm for fear of making the situation worse. Mental health itself carries a stigma, yet somehow we find certain mental illnesses more tolerable than others. For example, Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder is common + therefore considered “normal” vs. Bipolar I Disorder, which is considered crazy.