Shame Lies

I work a lot with folks who battle with shame.  A key truth about shame is that it lies.  But the lies it comes up with are super sophisticated: they are based on truth – but only a very little bit of truth.  Then shame brings our focus to only see that one little bit of the truth. The…

How To Talk So Teens Will Listen

Resources for Parents of Teens

Books How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish Parenting Today’s Adolescent by Dennis and Barbara Rainey The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown Ups by Dr. Leonard Sax Support in Crisis: Be familiar with these resources before…