In this episode, I’ll be chatting with Michelle Farris– a licensed anger and relationships therapist from San Jose, CA. Michelle and I discuss communication between parents and teens, often a major issue and question that I receive from parents that I work with.
Michelle reviews some important and tangible action steps that parents and teens alike can take to better communicate with one another during this often turbulent time in their lives. Opening up these channels of communication often takes a shift in our mindset, and Michelle goes over some major mistakes parents and teens make and how we can shift our perspectives to support a healthier relationship especially during the college admissions journey.
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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:
- The Do’s and Dont’s of speaking with your teen openly and honestly
- Tools that your teen can utilize to be more honest with you
- How parents can communicate with an angry or upset teen and how to start a conversation around college
- When and how to see a therapist if you feel you or your teen may need extra help
“Because imagine your parent owning their own behavior and saying ‘I’m sorry.’ That’s a huge teaching moment of ‘Hey, we’re infallible, we’re not perfect, and we can own our mistakes without shame or blame.’ And that, to me, is integrity.”
“Do what you love, and honor what you love.”
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