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By Lara Eisenberg, Professional Clinical Counselor The media presents female bodies in unrealistic ways which leads girls to believe that those bodies are the norm. Girls strive to achieve an unattainable standard of “perfection.”. These unrealistic images and the socialization/sexualization of … Continue reading
Ever wonder why your teen is so set on getting advice from their peers, rather than you – their older, wiser parent? Dan Siegel, renowned psychiatrist and brain researcher, tells us why in this short video.
1. What is one of the most common reasons a teen might get depressed? Usually lacking a feeling of belonging, fitting in, whether that’s with peers, at home or in the community, can contribute to depression. This lack of fitting is somewhat normal given that … Continue reading