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Posts in Category: Family Life

What is a Behavior Modification Program for Teenagers?

There are many ways to help troubled teens or teens who are struggling regain control over their behavior and their lives. Some are more effective than others. Anyone who has worked with teenagers knows that approaches such as punishing them or placing them in a boot camp-type environment do little to promote positive, long-term changes.  A behavior […]

How to Handle Grief for You and Your Children after a Spouse Passes

  Losing a loved one is an awful life event for anyone, no matter your age. When family’s experience grief together, each family member can struggle with balancing their own grief process while working to support one another. It is important to understand the definition of grief and the grief process in order to find the delicate balance between personal grief and support […]

How Successful are Therapeutic Programs in Treating At-Risk Youth?

Determining how successful therapeutic programs are in treating youth that is considered “at risk” can be quite difficult. For parents who are considering sending their teens to a program like this, it makes sense that you would naturally ask questions to determine a proven track record in providing successful treatment for this type of client […]

Losses, Other Than Death, That Can Lead to a Grief Response in Family Members

By: Blake Neuhauser MA Grief Is an Often Misunderstood Emotion When most people think about grief, often their first thought is associated with the death of someone. In reality, grief is a more extensive emotion than what it is seen on a surface-level. This extent can be identified by looking at the definition of grief […]