Author: Shaylan Gross Social media has undoubtedly become a prevalent part of our everyday lives. From Twitter, to Snapchat, to Facebook and Instagram, there are multiple options for social media that can be accessed by anyone. However, while these platforms can be used for communication and connection, the design and purpose of social media platformsContinue reading “The Effects of Social Media on Mental Health “
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I Imagine It’s Tough Being A Man
My son let me in on a conversation he had with some friends about how they think it’s harder being a male teenager because of society’s expectations around what it means to be male, specifically around the pressures to be the one to ask a girl to a dance. I’m not writing this to sayContinue reading “I Imagine It’s Tough Being A Man”
The Stigma Against Seeking Mental Health Services
…healing is messy, and that’s okay.
Attention People Pleasers
“Today, I’ll share a few ways in which people pleasing may present and then discuss some methods to become a little more balanced while remaining nice, setting appropriate boundaries, and understanding deeper meanings behind our behaviors.”
What Every Parent Needs to Know About Teenage Drinking and Sex
“…alcohol use is unsafe for teens and the adolescent brain.”
What is Affirmative Consent?
“Affirmative consent means that both people clearly and freely agree to engage in sexual
Our Journey Into Insurance
We have exciting news! On the administrative and billing side, there have been longstanding issues with utilizing clients’ insurance benefits. Navigating the insurance world has been feared by many therapists because of these issues as it seemed to be more easily accessible for larger companies or private practices. In truly an amazing fashion regarding timing,Continue reading “Our Journey Into Insurance”
5 Steps Toward Digital Safety for the Adolescents in Your Life
As helpful as they are, smartphones can also be dangerous to kids. Here are some ways you can protect your child from inappropriate content and cyberbullying.
30, Flirty, and Thriving?
“Holding onto resentment is like taking the knife you were stabbed with, leaving it in the wound, and slowly twisting the knife.”
“Talking to Your Teenager About Sex: Being an Askable Parent” Guest Blog Post!
This blog post was contributed by Katie Mitchell of SexEdVA, a division of James Madison University working to support sexual health education, family life programming, and positive youth development across Virginia. To inquire about partnering with them or to find out more, visit http://www.sexedva.org or email them at email@example.com.