The words below are those of a real teen, with who's permission and that of her parents, I share with you. I believe this teen articulates so many of the emotions and complex dynamics that the COVID 19 and other events of 2020 have created in the minds and hearts [...]
In the second installment of a three-part series on teens and trauma, Roy focuses on the variety of ways that trauma affects the adolescent brain.
In this first of a three-part series on teens and trauma, Roy defines and explains trauma, how it effects teens, and how adults can identify and help traumatized teens.
In this third of a three - part series of micro episodes, Roy offers strategies and insights that will help you to discuss the importance of setting and respecting boundaries with teens. What can adults do to help teens set and respect boundaries? Model healthy boundaries. [...]
In the second part of Roy's three-part look at the importance of helping teens set and respect boundaries, he explores the reasons helping teens with boundaries is so often a difficult process. Why is teaching teens “boundaries” so hard? Because teens are human beings, not robots. Some [...]
In this first of a three - part series of micro episodes, Roy defines and explores what the term "boundaries" means for relationships and its importance to adolescent growth. Teaching Teens Healthy Boundaries Boundaries. Hmph. If there’s more popular self help buzzword out there, I’d be hard [...]
In this episode, Roy discusses the dangers teen athletes faced when suffering a concussion and the best practices for treatment. Dr. Joshua Couvillon is a licensed Chiropractor in Texas and Louisiana. He currently practices in Lafayette, Louisiana at Clark Integrated Medical Clinics. Josh holds degrees in Biology, chemistry, [...]
In this episode, Roy explains the phenomenon of emotional forecasting, its importance in emotional and psychological development, and how adults can help teens learn how to employ emotional forecasting in their lives.
In this episode, Roy explores the psychological and emotional dynamics of teen romantic relationships and offers strategies for discussing them with young people.
In this episode, Roy offers insight into the difficulty teens face when solving problems due to age and inexperience. Roy provides tips useful in helping teenagers re-frame what they consider to be threats not as dangers to be survived but rather challenges to be addressed and resolved. [...]