teen cyberbullying

Bullying Series – Part 2 of 5: Cyberbullying and Teenagers

Cyberbullying Cyberbullying is something I’ve heard so much about from teens I work with in counseling. A little information about cyberbullying was included in the News 2 WKRN special on teen mental health that I was part of recently. This is such a prevalent and fairly new type of bullying that I felt it deserved…

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Teen Bullying 2018

Bullying Series – Part 1 of 5: Bullying in the Modern World

What is bullying in the modern world? Since I work with kids and young adults affected by bullying pretty often, I spoke about the topic on Channel 2 WKRN special on teen mental health. Teens who have been bullied aren’t uncommon for me to see as a counselor. Being bullied can have dire effects on…

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Your Kid is in Therapy, and You’re a Great Parent!

Your Kid is in Therapy, and You’re a Great Parent!

It may be the most frequently asked question I’ve had since I began my career. Some form of “Am I a bad parent?” It crosses the minds of parents….a lot. If your child is in therapy, it doesn’t make you a bad parent. Struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, or anything else you can think…

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Use Your Time Wisely. Feel Better.

Use Your Time Wisely. Feel Better.

“Time is money.” – Benjamin Franklin I saw that Benjamin Franklin wrote this, and all I could think of was how appropriate it is that he wrote it, given the fact that his face is on the 100 dollar bill. Little did he know that there would be a rap song about him (It’s All…

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Protect Your Mood From the Weather

Protect Your Mood From the Weather

Growing up in a family mechanic shop, I learned early on about the need for “winterizing” your car. You check to make sure that your antifreeze will not freeze. You may use a different weight oil. If you have a convertible that you won’t be using driving for a few months, you add fuel stabilizer…

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