These are just a few gentle reminders on staying connected to your teen. As they enter adolescent, parents are no longer the center of their universe and we often need to ...

Stages of Change

20 May, 2016
1 PRECONTEMPLATION STAGE “IT ISN’T THAT WE CAN’T SEE THE SOLUTION. IT IS THAT WE CAN’T SEE THE PROBLEM” Precontemplators usually show up in therapy because of pressures from others… spouses, ...
Starting in June, 2016, the new California state law that raises the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 from 18. And in August, 2016, the new ruling will prohibit sales ...
What’s the big deal? Causes? How and when to seek help! Some Adolescents experiment with use and or use occasionally. Some begin to use in such a way that as it starts ...

National Resources

11 May, 2016
Below is a list of some of the national resources, websites and hotlines… National Programs & Resources medtox.com Drug Tests now available at a reduced rate nami.org – National Alliance on Mental ...

The Gifted Girl

20 Apr, 2016
Gifted girls face unique challenges, particularly during adolescence. Who is the gifted girl? How do we identify giftedness in girls? How do we support and parent them to allow them to ...
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When my child was diagnosed, I spent hours looking for information to better understand it. Below are notes I collected from different websites, other parents and doctors… For many years, TS ...