September 03, 2019
By Dr Angela Mornane
‘My 13-year-old teenage son is never invited to birthday parties. He never complains, but I can see by his face that it affects him – especially when ... (more)
September 01, 2019
I am writing to ask for the best advice re how to help my 16 year old daughter with her worries about her weight.
May 01, 2019
All we’ve got are Brownies!
An easy way to grow neighbourhood connections
By Mathea Viles
Let me tell you about an unintended social experim... (more)
March 29, 2019
Anxiety, fear and worry are a normal part of life, particularly for teens. For some young people, anxiety can be a big problem.
By Professor Jennie Hud... (more)
November 27, 2018
Supporting a Teen with Mental Illness
As a parent of a teen experiencing mental illness, you provide critical support.
By Dr Anne Honey
As part of... (more)
May 04, 2018
Reminder - Your Sixth Month Check-Up Is Now Due
By Kim Hansen
While having coffee this morning with the publisher of a parentin... (more)
April 20, 2018
Adventure therapy for early interventation
A form of therapeutic care that is popular with teens
by Will Dobud
March 26, 2018
Teen boys, a glimpse from the rear view mirror!
When one of my sons was in year 12, we'd had a rough morning one day, mid way through term 1 which caused ... (more)
November 15, 2017
By understanding self-harm, we can help vulnerable teens.
by Dr Erin Bowe
Self-harm is usually defined as the deliberate act of damaging one’s body... (more)