Available virtually or in-person at Doorways (limit of 10 in-person to ensure social distancing, please RSVP). Presentation led by Aviya Bensky, LAC. Aviya is the Clinical Lead forone of our DBT Skills IOPs and has experience with family issues, trauma, and adolescents who deal with life through self-injury and suicidal thoughts. In this workshop Aviya… Continue reading Free Parent Workshop! December 8th, 2020 @ 6pm
March’s Parenting Workshop will focus on substances of abuse and how they affect teen brain development. Presentation Led by Lindsey Millenbaugh, LPC Lindsey is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over ten years experience working with adolescents and young adults struggling with substance use disorders. RSVP is not required, however, much appreciated. 602.997.2880
February’s Parenting workshop is a deeper look into Mindfulness and other skills of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). We will explore skills to help you as parents in Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance, and Effective Interpersonal Relationships. Come learn what we’re teaching kids at Doorways so you can use these “de-stressors” to help yourself live well in… Continue reading Free Parenting Workshop! Destress Tips & DBT Therapy Skills
“Help! My teen is stressed, anxious and/or showing OCD tendencies.” Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders of adolescence. Different kinds of anxiety affect young people at different times in development. Nearly one in three adolescents (31.9%) will meet criteria for an anxiety disorder by the age of 18. Join us on December… Continue reading Free Parenting Workshop! December 9th @ 5:30pm
September 9th, 2019 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm September’s Parenting Workshop will educate parents about Mindfulness. By focusing our attention on the present moment, mindfulness counteracts rumination and worrying…Research has shown that mindfulness helps us reduce anxiety and depression and it enables us to distance ourselves from our thoughts and feelings, with out labeling them as… Continue reading Free Parenting Workshop! Topic: Mindfulness – The Present Parent
June 3rd, 5:30pm @ Doorways Presentation Led by Jan Hamilton, MS, PMHNP-BC, CEDS Jan is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specializing in Adolescent and Young Adult psychiatric care, founder of Doorways, committed to adolescents and family health. The June parenting workshop will educate parent about brain development by discussing what’s “normal” and what could indicate a… Continue reading Free Parent Workshop! Is this teen behavior normal …or what?
May 6th – 5:30pm-6:30pm at Doorways What is the balance between feeding our kids “healthy” choices and teaching them it’s okay to enjoy foods with less nutritional density? Orthorexia is the term used to define the obsession with healthy eating. Come discuss ways to encourage your kids to make good choices without creating food rules… Continue reading Free Parent Workshop! Topic: When Healthy Eating becomes Unhealthy
To fail at a task or goal is one thing. Fearing or anticipating failure without even trying is another ball game altogether. The fear of failure can be crippling, and it can prevent a person from reaching their full potential. The reason adolescents develop a fear of failure often stems from unrealistic pressure to win… Continue reading The Fear of Failure Among Adolescents – Why You Should Intervene Early