How to Choose a Residential Treatment Center

How to Choose a Residential Treatment Center

Deciding on the Right Residential Treatment   When considering a therapeutic boarding school (TBS), residential treatment centers (RTC), wilderness therapy or any teen help facility for your teen’s mental health is a major emotional and financial decision....
Why Is My Teen Hanging With the Wrong Crowd

Why Is My Teen Hanging With the Wrong Crowd

Is Your Good Teen Changing to A Negative Peer Group?   Your teen’s friends and peer group have tremendous influence: they are a major contributor to the behavioral choices your teen makes.    Why is my teen gravitating to a less than desirable group of...
How to Deal With Teen Manipulation

How to Deal With Teen Manipulation

Why is My Teen Manipulative?   Teenage manipulation is also a form of bullying.   Parenting teens is challenging today, dealing with an manipulative teenager can be extremely frustrating and draining. Not only are young people capable of bullying their...
How to Help Your Teen Handle Peer Pressure

How to Help Your Teen Handle Peer Pressure

Why Does My Teen Choose Negative Peer Groups? Ways to Help Your Teen Deal with Peer Pressure   Acceptance can be everything to a teenager. Peer pressure can lead your teen in either a good direction or in some cases, making very poor choices. For example if your...
How to Handle Teenage Lying

How to Handle Teenage Lying

Why Does My Teen Lie? 5 Ways to Handle Teenage Lying   It can be extremely frustrating when our teens lie. Many of us remember being youths ourselves and not being completely honest with our parents, but today we are dealing with so much more — especially...
How to Convince Your Teen to Go to Counseling

How to Convince Your Teen to Go to Counseling

Is Your Teen Refusing Talk Therapy?   This has become a common problem and concern for parents of troubled teens.  Although some may teens enjoy going to therapy and opening up about their struggles, most are reluctant to attend and it’s an uphill battle...