Supporting older children and teens while working through challenging emotions and behaviours
Adolescence can be such a difficult time — both for the teen, and for the people in their life who care about them.
I also know from my professional experience that teens are sorely misunderstood, unfairly labelled, and often have an undeservedly bad reputation.
Whether it be due to lagging skills, neurodevelopmental differences, or significant hormonal changes, teens are already struggling to hold it together while trying desperately to fit in with their peers.
I’ve met kids of all kinds, and I’ve never met a teen who didn’t deserve at least one person in their life to stick by them, regardless of what bravado they throw out to keep others at a distance.
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