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The Importance of Allowing Teens to Fail with Jessica Lahey

  In this episode, Roy talks with New York Times best-selling author, Jessica Lahey. Roy and Jessica discuss her groundbreaking and controversial book, The Gift of Failure: How The Best Parents Learn To Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed. Jessica's experience as an educator led her to [...]

By |2018-11-30T22:45:39+00:00October 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Talking with Teens about the Sexual Abuse Scandals in the Catholic Church

Like you, I’ve been appalled, shocked, dismayed, disillusioned and a whole host of other emotions I have yet to identify due to the recent and past scandals in the Church. Many adults are asking “How do I talk to young people about all of this?” Whether you’re a parent, educator, [...]

By |2018-11-30T22:42:55+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Helping Teens Regulate Emotions

Helping Teens Regulate Emotions   More and more teens are having difficulty regulating their emotions. Being “emotional” and having a roller coaster of feelings is a normal part of being a teenager. Yet many teens experience this intensity at unhealthy levels and for extended lengths of time. Being unable to [...]

By |2018-11-30T22:43:18+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Existential Depression in Teens

  1 in 8 teens will experience depression while they are in High School, yet only 1 in 5 of those teens will receive help. A common type of depression, often overlooked by adults, is existential depression.   What is Existential Depression? Existential depression is often a combination of psychological [...]

By |2018-11-30T22:43:40+00:00March 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Helping Teens in Unhealthy and Abusive Relationships

If you are reading this in an email, blog update or on your mobile device, click here to listen to the podcast. Approximately 35% of teens have had a dating experience at some point, and at any given time 18% of teens are currently in a romantic relationship. [...]

By |2018-11-30T22:43:58+00:00November 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Helping Teens “Be There” for their Friends

  If you're reading this as part of an email update or on your mobile device, click here to listen to the podcast. When struggling adolescents seek support, they go first to their friends. So it’s no surprise then that as mental health issues among teens rise, and [...]

By |2018-11-30T22:44:15+00:00September 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments