Category Archives: Teens

  • How to Achieve your New Year’s Resolutions

    Posted on December 31, 2016 by KW in Adults, Teens.

    by Dr. Elil   There’s a powerful feeling around January. A new year is beginning, and with it comes a new beginning. It can symbolize a fresh start, a chance to put the past year’s struggles and feelings of failure behind us. It’s often why people set new year’s resolutions, to create goals for the […]

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  • Helping your Child through Divorce: Part 4 – Focusing on Teens

    Posted on November 5, 2016 by KW in Divorce, Kids, Parenting, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe   This is the fourth and final (at least for now) post on this series on helping your child through divorce. The previous posts were applicable for all ages, including teens, but I decided to devote one post specifically to teens because the process can be more difficult with them. Keep in […]

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  • Helping Your Child Through Divorce: Part 3 – Adjusting to a New Normal

    Posted on October 28, 2016 by KW in Divorce, Kids, Parenting, Teens.

    For the third post in this series, I’m sharing fifteen tips for how to handle the period after the divorce, when you, your ex, and your kids are adjusting to a new normal. During this stage, even if your marriage is not yet legally over, you and your partner have separated and are now transitioning […]

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  • Helping Your Child through Divorce: Part 2 – Telling Them About the Divorce

    Posted on October 20, 2016 by KW in Divorce, Kids, Parenting, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe   For the second post in this series, I’m sharing eight tips to utilize when you are ready to tell your kids about your divorce.  This is definitely not a fun time for anyone! However, if you and your ex-partner are prepared ahead of time and tell your kids in a healthy […]

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  • Helping Your Child Through Divorce: Part 1- Beginning the Process

    Posted on October 12, 2016 by KW in Divorce, Kids, Parenting, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe   Making the decision to get a divorce is tough. Making the decision to divorce with kids is even tougher.  This is the first post in a series about how to help your child when you and your partner decide to divorce. In this post, I’m sharing seven steps for how to […]

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  • Book Review: Putting Children First by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll, PhD

    Posted on October 5, 2016 by KW in Book Reviews, Divorce, Kids, Parenting, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe I have a lot of parents who ask me for recommendations on books to read on how to best help their children while they are going through a divorce. Before now, I didn’t have one I could wholeheartedly recommend. I’ve probably read at least 6 or 7 books that I was just […]

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  • What is Anxiety?

    Posted on September 29, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Teens, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil   When people think of anxiety, they typically think of a person who is unable to function in the world. They think of someone who is trapped in their house, unable to hold a job or to make friends. Or someone who has panic attacks and feels physical sensations similar to a […]

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  • The Hardest Part of Parenting a Child with Anxiety

    Posted on September 5, 2016 by KW in Anxiety, Kids, Parenting, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe   Having a child with anxiety can be challenging.  These kids are often so hesitant to try anything, and sometimes that anxiety can come out in crying, tantrums, nightmares, or bad behavior. Having to watch your child feel this way can make you feel powerless to help your child. The good news […]

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  • Back to School!

    Posted on August 29, 2016 by KW in Kids, Parenting, School, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe It’s that time of the year again. Everyone’s wearing new clothes and carrying organized backpacks and brand new school supplies. Some are even excited to go to school and see friends and meet teachers. Then comes the inevitable moment where the newness wears off and school doesn’t look quite as fun or […]

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  • Five Tips to Help Your Depressed Child

    Posted on April 27, 2016 by KW in Depression, Kids, Parenting, Teens, Therapy.

    by Dr. Wolfe   It can be very overwhelming to get the news that your child or teenager has been diagnosed with depression. Parents often blame themselves, wondering “What did I do wrong?” or “What could I have done to stop this?”  You may be worried sick about your child, or even feel depressed yourself.  […]

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