Alisa Crossfield Ph.D.

Do you Praise Your Teen Effectively?

By |2020-09-14T21:02:19-07:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Do you Praise Your Teen Effectively?

Do you assume that praising your teens is always helpful? While some forms of praise are effective, some can be detrimental.

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How Can I Help My Teen During A Panic Attack?

By |2020-04-30T14:25:46-07:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

How Can I Help My Teen During A Panic Attack?

Do you feel helpless when your teen is having a panic attack? These strategies may help.

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Does Your Teen Overuse the Phrase “It’s Not My Fault?”

By |2020-03-12T21:19:56-07:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Does Your Teen Overuse the Phrase

Do you feel like your teen is constantly trying to deny responsibility? Here are some pros and cons of the phrase “It’s not my fault” to discuss with your teen.

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Is Goal-Setting Helping or Harming Your Teen?

By |2020-02-28T02:07:23-08:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Is Goal-Setting Helping or Harming Your Teen?

Most parents want their kids to develop goals, but not all goal-setting is helpful. Here are some tips for goal-setting that promotes emotional health.

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How Can I Help My Teen Manage Their Strong Emotions?

By |2020-02-05T01:12:30-08:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

How Can I Help My Teen Manage Their Strong Emotions?

Doers your teen get overwhelmed by their emotions, or just try to ignore them? We can teach them strategies for tolerating distress.

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Can Encouraging Your Kid To Be Less Stressed Backfire?

By |2019-12-06T09:20:46-08:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Can Encouraging Your Kid To Be Less Stressed Backfire?

Sometimes you try to decrease stress for your kids and it stresses them out!

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Why Isn’t My Teen Listening To Me?

By |2019-11-21T01:27:50-08:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Why Isn't My Teen Listening To Me?

Are you struggling to figure out why your adolescent won’t listen to you. Knowing their state of mind may help.

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How To React To Adolescent Emotions

By |2019-09-16T13:41:17-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

How To React To Adolescent Emotions

Are you struggling with the intensity and constant shifts of your adolescent’s emotion? Validation is a powerful tool for calming the storm and enhancing your relationship.

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Should I Worry Whether My Adolescent’s Behavior Is “Normal?”

By |2019-09-03T21:26:27-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Should I Worry Whether My Adolescent's Behavior Is

Are you worrying about whether your adolescent’s behavior is normal? It may matter, but it may not.

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Do You Experience Parent Shame?

By |2019-08-06T16:47:10-07:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Do You Experience Parent Shame?

So many parents are plagued with parent shame. Not only does it feel awful, but it is ineffective in improving parenting skills.

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