Why Does My Teenager Hate me?

How to Ruin Your Relationship With Your Teenager by Michelle Lehnardt One evening my sons came home with the same exclamation, “It’s amazing how many kids hate their parents!” We talked for an hour or so about why, and I’ve interviewed several teenagers over the last few months for further clarity. The good news: most […]

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6 Easy steps to better communication with your teen

Healthy communication is a worthy goal to aspire to in any relationship. Whether it is between friends, colleagues, spouses, or parents, we all strive to understand and to be understood. It isn’t until we have a breakdown in communication that we come to realize just how vital clear connections are to our sense of well-being. […]

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Play Therapy for Teens

Teens benefit from play therapy because it allows them to deal with issues in a less threatening way. Typical “talk therapy,” can be boring or too intrusive for many teens. In play therapy, teens are able to explore feelings through music, art, dance, sand tray, imaginary play, etc. They get the opportunity to use their […]

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