6 Ways to Increase Self-Esteem in Teens

6 Ways to Increase Self-Esteem in Teens 1. Verbalize compliments or acknowledge positive personality traits/behaviors Examples: ∙ "You worked hard on that project." ∙ "That was really kind of you to help grandma out today with her yard work." 2. Children often have learned behaviors from their parents. Avoid your own critical self-talk in front of them. Try your best to model self-confidence. 3. Encourage and support activities that promote [...]

By |2020-10-20T10:40:08-04:00October 20th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)? The cognitive-behavioral model describes how an individual’s perceptions or spontaneous thoughts about situations influence emotional, behavioral, and physiological reactions. When distressed, it is common for thoughts to become inaccurate or dysfunctional. Those who participate in CBT can learn to identify and evaluate their “automatic thoughts”, which occur instantaneously as a response to an internal or external cue from past negative experiences. Such thoughts are [...]

By |2020-10-20T10:21:32-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments
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