EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens Author: Jenna DeRosa EQ vs IQ EQ is a measure of your ability to recognize both yours and other peoples emotions, interpret emotions, regulate emotions, and manage other peoples emotions. “This means being aware that emotions can drive our behavior and impact people (positively and negatively), and learning how to [...]
Quick and Easy Ways to Control Anxiety Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC When an individual is suddenly exposed to a threatening situation there is an increase in adrenaline levels resulting in rapid breathing and heart palpitations. These reactions integrate and activate stress hormones. Stress hormones in turn increase the blood glucose level, this [...]
The Bullying Epidemic Author: Jenna DeRosa Bullying is a social crisis. The impact of social media has catapulted bullying into a 24 hour a day problem for youth. Each teenager has a unique and different experience, but all have one thing in common, psychological pain. Ignoring and postponing treatment can cause long-term and life-altering [...]
Sexual Predators and Human Trafficking: What signs to look for Author: Jenna DeRosa Human trafficking is a rising issue in our society and impacts many people. It is prevalent in all countries and even extends locally into your neighborhood. The primary type of human trafficking involves children under 18 being persuaded into commercial sex [...]
10 Ways to Combat Holiday Stress Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Holiday stress can turn even the most spirited of us from jolly into jaded. Love them or hate them, the holidays are upon us again. The normal hustle and bustle of life with the endless to do list has just quadrupled with [...]
Social Media and Your Teen Author: Jenna DeRosa The Emotional Impact Social Media If you ask any teenager how social media impacts their life, most will tell you, positively. It is the primary access to their social world. It allows them to feel more connected to their friends. In fact, 91% of young people use [...]
ZONES Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC ZONES offered by Road to Growth Counseling Call 303-380-5526 to Register for the next session Based on The ZONES of Regulation®: A Curriculum Designed to Foster Self-Regulation and Emotional Control Written and Created by Leah M. Kuypers, MA Ed. [...]
Struggling to communicate effectively with your teen? Have you found yourself saying, “I don’t even know who my child is anymore?" Then try these six tips!
As a parent, one of the hardest things to do is to watch or listen to your child struggle with difficult emotions including self esteem issues.