Maximizing Your Teen’s Cooperation

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A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

Your teen is in the process of learning how to tolerate and digest their uncomfortable feelings, so be sure to give them the space to do this. – Sandra

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Hiring a Teen Mentor

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 A Note From The L.A. Teen Therapist

It is rare today when you do not see a teen with their phone in their hand. – Sandra

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AP Courses vs. Character Building?

A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

A college education has become the norm to strive for in many American families. – Sandra

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Is Your Teen An Artist?

A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

In modern classrooms, where left brain skills are valued, creative teenagers can be given the message that something is wrong with them. -Sandra

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Raising Emotionally Resilient Teenagers

A Note From The L.A. Teen Therapist

Children learn early on that in order to please others, they sometimes have to give up being who they are. I help teenagers re-discover their true self-expression. – Sandra

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Dealing With Your Teen’s Hurt Feelings

A Note From the L.A. Teen Therapist

When people hurt your teen’s feelings, or let them down, help them see this as an opportunity to move toward the kind of life they want to experience. – Sandra

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Teaching Teens Self-Reflection

A Note From The L.A. Teen Therapist

It’s vital that teenagers understand their world, and not merely react to it. Read on for ideas on how to help them do this. – Sandra

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Parenting Teens After Divorce

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A Note From The L.A. Teen Therapist

It’s often difficult for teens whose parents have split apart. Read on for helpful tips. – Sandra [Read more…]

Feelings & Teen’s Response-Ability

A Note From The L.A. Teen Therapist

Surprise, embarrassment and disappointment are common feelings that cause people to shut down. Yet, your reaction in a heated discussion can make or break the relationship. – Sandra

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Coping Skills for Teens

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A Note From the LA Teen Therapist

Here are some coping skills for teens to turn to in times of stress. – Sandra

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