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MyNDTALK - Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions- Pat Harvey, ACSW , LCSW-C

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Parenting a Teen , Who Has Intense Emotions- Pat Harvey, ACSW , LCSW-C

Are you living with a teen and convinced that either you or your teen - or both - are close to critical mass? Wondering when you or your teen - or both - will implode? "The teen years can be daunting for any parent. But if you are the parent of a teen who lashes out or engages in troubling behavior, you may be unsure of how to respond to your child in a compassionate, constructive way. In a discussion of this important book, with author Pat Harvey,ACSW, LCSW-C (co-authored with Britt H. Rathbone, MSSW, LCSW-C), you will hear about evidence-based skills for dealing with your teen's out-of-control emotions using proven-effective methods of dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT).

"Helping your teen to effectively deal with their feelings now can have a lasting, positive impact on their future. After all, honing skills for emotion regulation will act as a foundation for your teen's overall mental health. With the help of co-authors Pat Harvey and Britt Rathbone you can learn how to help your teens gain awareness of their emotions, and offer tools to help them choose how to respond to these emotions in effective ways."

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