communication

How to Get Your Teen to Believe in Herself

Ivana Pejakovic B.Sc., MABelieving in oneself is the first step to success, happiness, and a feeling of control in life. It is also a learned behaviour that becomes a habit when practiced over time. Likewise, self-doubt and feelings of inferiority can also become a habit if practiced frequently. If you find your teen has a […]

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  December 3, 2011   1 comment

Using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy With Your Child at Home

Ivana PejakovicB.Sc., MA Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a form of counselling that helps clients understand how thoughts and feelings influence behaviour. CBT has helped teens with various issues, including, anger, low opinion of oneself, stress, anxiety, low self-esteem and confidence, and many other problems. For example, a teen who constantly thinks about being made […]

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  December 3, 2011   No comments

Teens: How to Get Your Child to Listen

Ivana Pejakovic, B.Sc., MA Many parents today are bewildered and left scratching their heads trying to figure out how to get their teen to listen to them. With so much information and advice available, they are left confused as much of the stuff fails to work or works inconsistently. One of the most difficult things […]

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  October 30, 2011   2 comments