End the School Year with Low Stress

--
We know this is a busy time of year for most teens. With Final exams approaching and the big transition of going off to college for some. Parents often ask us, "What should we watch for in our teens to make sure they're ok?" Here are some tips you can use to help your teen cope with this stressf...

Stop (Texting) and Smell the Roses

--
In our ever-growing digital age, with technology taking up more and more of our time, it can be very easy to get trapped in the online world, which usually means spending less time in the physical one around us. As Ferris Bueller once said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop once in a w...

Why Teens are Having a Rough Time

--
A recent Time Magazine cover story1 highlighted how anxiety and depression in teens have been on the rise since 2012... and sadly, that trend continues. In my daily work with teens, I see how their social culture constantly triggers stress, anxiety and often depression. "Adolescents...

Teen Movie Review – “The Edge of Seventeen”

--
"The Edge of Seventeen” is currently in theaters, and captures a realistic experience of a teenager who is struggling and on the “edge”.  This movie is one that provokes thought and empathy. It provides an inside look at the awkwardness, pain, and frustration of managing emotions and neg...