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Welcome to my "self-esteem" blog

Hello and welcome to my blog site promoting self-esteem.  I am a marriage and family therapist, intern working with adolescents from various walks of life and one common theme they all experience is challenges with self-esteem. 90 more words

Day Four: Serial Loss

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Write about a loss: something (or someone) that was part of your life, and isn’t any more.


Make today’s post the first in a three part series… 392 more words

Story Diary

Saving Thunder Road

In a recent article in the Contra Costa Times, journalist Malaika Fraley writes that Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment Center in Oakland is scrambling to stay open. 593 more words

Adolescent Sex

A couple of days ago I was having an in-depth conversation with a Relational Somatic Psychology colleague of mine about developmental issues in adolescents, including puberty and sexual issues, and she recounted something that had happened earlier this year with her son, a sophomore in high school.  599 more words


Lights Out: City Plans to Cut Power to Homes of Adolescents Accused of Vandalism

Story came to the attention of Infowars after a call to the Alex Jones Show

by Kurt Nimmo | Infowars.com | April 15, 2015

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Fear and Anxiety

One of the most common disorders for adolescents, and increasing in numbers affected, is anxiety.

According to Free Dictionary, anxiety is everything from “uneasiness caused by fear … to apprehension or worry accompanied by physical symptoms common in mental illness or following a distressing experience.” 306 more words


A Peek Inside the Cyber World of Teens

You know about Facebook and Instagram–you may even have your own accounts—but what about Snapchat, Tumblr, or Kik?  How many YouTube celebrities can you name?  While some parents are blissfully (and frighteningly) ignorant about what teens do online, others may think they’re in the know (but aren’t).   92 more words