How Does Acceptance and Commitment Therapy help teens struggling with anxiety?
ACT, or Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, is a psychological wellness model that can help teens lead a more meaningful and fulfilling life. This form of therapy helps teens change their thought processes while building healthier behaviors and outlooks. Defusing Negative Thinking When
Why do Teenage Boys Struggle with Low Self Esteem?
Teenage boys struggle with low self-esteem too. While teenage girls usually develop low self-esteem based on social exclusion by peers and internalizing messages from others, boys are more likely to struggle with self-esteem due to a lack of a stable
How Does Anxiety Manifest Differently in Teenage Boys?
While it is generally accepted that anxiety disorders are more prevalent among females than males, anxiety disorders are still one of the most common mental health struggles among teenage boys. Anxiety in boys is frequently ignored or attributed to other
My Teen Son Is Always Angry: How Can I Help Him?
My Teen Son Is Always Angry: How Can I Help Him? Anger is an emotion that all of us feel at various points in our lives. During times of stress and uncertainty many of us feel angry at things we can’t
Spring Equinox Marks Turning Point for Teens with Seasonal Affective Disorder
Spring Equinox Marks Turning Point for Teens with Seasonal Affective Disorder One of the main causes of seasonal affective disorder is deficiency of sunlight in the winter months. For teens who are struggling with seasonal affective disorder, their mood often shifts
Residential Treatment Centers Help Teens Develop Healthy Lifestyle Through Fitness Programming
Residential Treatment Centers Help Teens Develop Healthy Lifestyle Through Fitness Programming Recreation therapy and fitness have been part of Equinox programming since our inception and we intend to continue to channel even more focus into fitness programming in order to help
Developmental Trauma vs PTSD in Teens
Developmental Trauma vs PTSD in Teens Currently, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual only names Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to describe the effects of a wide variety of traumatic experiences, from bullying to abuse. While children may develop basic PTSD symptoms similar to
Substance Use and Other Process Addictions in Teens
Substance Use and Other Process Addictions in Teens Substance addictions and process addictions often go hand in hand. For example, teens who have been experimenting with substances are more likely to struggle with taking other risks or adopting other bad habits.
Use of Personal Devices Linked to Distant Family Relationships
Use of Personal Devices Linked to Distant Family Relationships More than 60% of teens live in households without a landline, compared to 30% just a decade ago, according to the National Health Interview Survey. The number of teens with smartphones has
Treatment Options for Boys with PTSD
Treatment Options for Boys with PTSD Options for trauma treatment for teen boys with PTSD are often limited because of the stigma surrounding traumatic experiences and assumptions of male resilience. Teens boys struggling with trauma are more likely to be misunderstood,