The Importance of Letting Teens Fail with Michelle Hernandez

//The Importance of Letting Teens Fail with Michelle Hernandez

The Importance of Letting Teens Fail with Michelle Hernandez

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In this week’s episode of Today’s Teenager, Roy sits down with Michelle Hernandez, LPC of Hernandez Counseling in Lafayette, Louisiana. Michelle is a licensed professional counselor who works with individuals and families struggling with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, anger management, and working with youth who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Roy and Michelle discuss why it’s critical for parents and other adults to provide a healthy context for young people to understand, accept, and move beyond failures and personal struggles. Roy and Michelle agree that adults do a disservice to teens when they continually insulate them from the lessons and character development that come with failure.

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Roy Petitfils is a licensed counselor, award-winning author, speaker and internationally recognized expert in understanding and raising teenagers. You can find him giving TedTalks about communication with teens and on his podcast Today's Teenager.