Teen Mental Health

Articles by Jodi Aman about therapy with real clients recovering from depression, abuse, anxiety and relationship problems.

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Survive the Holidays! Handling Holiday Stress Without Losing Your Mind

How are you handling holiday stress? One definition of stress is feeling a big responsibility for something, while you also feel like you have little to no control over it. Like with many of the things that come with the holidays: Family or work parties you are expected to attend. Dealing with old traumas related …

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How to Be a Good Friend, How to Be a Good Parent: Don’t Make These Mistakes!

You have a good heart, You want to be a good friend. People who don’t care about that wouldn’t have decided to read this article. Before I share the ways to be a good friend and to be a good parent, you should know the biggest key here is how to listen with your whole …

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How to Teach Empathy to Your Teen- And WHY THEY WILL THANK YOU!

Did you ever wonder if kids are born with empathy, or if you have to teach it? Well, I have the answer. “YES!” Some people are born with an innate sense of what others feel. They have a good imagination and consciously direct that imagination to put themselves in another person’s shoes. And, fortunately, if …

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4 Things Kids Need To Be Happy – Improve the Mental Health of Your Teen

When you want to know the things kids need to be happy, you have to first look at what makes them unhappy. When I gathered a teen focus group to help me come up with a title for my upcoming workbook for young people, this is what they listed as the major problems they were …

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