Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.

Parenting Adolescents and Teaching the Power of Practice

By |2021-03-12T01:34:45-08:00March 10th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Parenting Adolescents and Teaching the Power of Practice

Practice is powerful because it is both formative and habit forming, often to the good, but sometimes to the ill. So parents need to encourage the first and beware the second.

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Parenting Adolescents through the 4 Freedoms of Growing Up

By |2021-02-11T21:11:10-08:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Parenting Adolescents through the 4 Freedoms of Growing Up

Each adolescent freedom brings increased power of personal choice and gathering of more worldly experience, creating new complexity of decision-making than was known before.

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Clarifying Spoken Communication between Parent and Teenager

By |2021-01-26T21:02:12-08:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Clarifying Spoken Communication between Parent and Teenager

To keep spoken communication between parent and teenager clearly understood, it really helps to keep choice of language declarative and operational so the speaker can be understood

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Parenting and Adolescent Freedom

By |2021-01-13T12:49:43-08:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Trauma|Tags: , |

Parenting and Adolescent Freedom

Adolescent growth presses for more freedom of operation and choice, while parents prepare and then permit, thus putting the teenager at risk of their letting go.

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How Two Separations of Adolescence can Create Parental Loss

By |2020-12-14T21:01:56-08:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

How Two Separations of Adolescence can Create Parental Loss

Adolescence is the coming of age passage where the young person separates from childhood at the beginning and from family at the end.

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Helping Your Adolescent Build Self-Confidence

By |2020-11-21T05:30:19-08:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Helping Your Adolescent Build Self-Confidence

Coping with so much developmental change, adolescents can have a hard time keeping their confidence up. Parental encouragement and valuing can be of supportive help.

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Parental Readiness for Four Stages of Adolescent Growth

By |2020-10-21T05:37:41-07:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Parental Readiness for Four Stages of Adolescent Growth

By anticipating common growth changes, parents are less likely to be surprised, overreact, and maybe make a hard situation worse.

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Parenting Adolescents and Keeping a Healthy Perspective

By |2020-10-08T21:02:58-07:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Parenting Adolescents and Keeping a Healthy Perspective

Because there are so many aspects of a teenager’s growth to attend to, parents have to be selective — choosing which behaviors to attend to, and which ones to let go.

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What to Know when Divorcing with Children and Adolescents

By |2020-09-24T09:51:12-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

What to Know when Divorcing with Children and Adolescents

While having children and adolescents make make parental marriage more complicated, it makes divorcing that marriage much more challenging too

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Adolescence and the Perils of Parental Pride

By |2020-09-16T21:04:02-07:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Adolescence and the Perils of Parental Pride

While most adolescents still want to shine in parental eyes, some teenagers can object to being a source of parental pride

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