Many parents dread the looming teen years. We constantly hear negative stories about teens in the media and many parents feel ill-equipped to deal with the challenges their teens are facing: whether it’s cyber bullying, self-image issues, depression, self-harm or an emerging interest in sexuality, drinking, and other aspects of the adult world.
But there are many positives to parenting teens and it can be an enriching time for parents. This is the first episode in our new series on Parenting Teens with adolescent psychotherapist, Collett Smart.
Listen Now – Collett talks about the issues concerning teens most and how to help them become resilient young adults
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