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Neil D. Brown, LCSW, is a family therapist, author and podcast host. He talks with us about how to stop power struggles with your teens, disengage from the power struggle with our tweens/teens, how to raise empowered children, and ending the parent-teen battle.
In this episode, we talked about:
Control battles - when the pattern becomes so chronic and self-perpetuating that the relationship (parents pushing and kids resisting) becomes such a predictable event and happens regularlyAdolescence - period of time when kids are moving from childhood to adulthood; need to make own decisions and function more independently - how do we make this a gradual experience that is safe and saneHow do we get there?When parents and teens get locked in a repetitive pattern, it locks everything up and the kids don't grow and develop the way they shouldChange the pattern, defeat the pattern (the best) - what behaviors feed it, what starve it, how do we break the pattern?Empowering your children; raising them to feel empoweredShould you be best friends with your kid?Anxieties of raising teens
Get all the show notes and links to Neil Brown at http://losethecape.com/podcast/128
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