Psychologist and author Dr John Duffy discusses the uptick in anxiety these days. Young people will change the world. School’s out for Summer…and maybe Fall too!
On Purpose: The Heidi Stevens And Dr. John Duffy Podcast
This week we’re talking about therapy in weird places, and how the ongoing quarantine is beginning to make friendships difficult to maintain. We also talk about the likely rise of social anxiety amongst kids as certain activities are allowed to resume —particularly the habits of dwelling on worst-case scenarios and predicting negative outcomes.
parenting the new teen in the age of anxiety
A Complete Guide to Your Child’s Stressed, Depressed, Expanded, Amazing Adolescence
Learn about the “New Teen” and how to adjust your parenting approach. Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media and the internet, and unprecedented academic, social, and familial stressors. Starting as early as eight years old, children are exposed to information, thought, and emotion that they are developmentally unprepared to process. As a result, saving the typical “teen parenting” strategies for thirteen-year-olds is now years too late.