Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.

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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Parenting Adolescents and the Generational Divide

By |2020-06-24T14:26:53-07:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Parenting Adolescents and the Generational Divide

A core conflict between parent and adolescent is when parents insist on maintaining the integrity of family and the teenager insists on her or his need for growing change

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Talking about Racism with Your Teenager

By |2020-06-18T09:28:41-07:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Talking about Racism with Your Teenager

Looking out into the larger world outside of family that lays ahead, the social protests give a very sobering message to teenagers about what their future life is going to be like

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Talking to Children about the Coronavirus

By |2020-03-24T13:54:34-07:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Talking to Children about the Coronavirus

There are two connected contagions besetting the world right now: one is biological and viral, the other is psychological and emotional. The name of this second one is Fear.

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