When Teen PTSD Requires Inpatient or Residential Treatment

There are some events that are so distressing, they leave long-term effects on the mind and heart of those who experience them. This is especially true for teens who are still psychologically developing. Like an earthquake, trauma can create fractures in their developing brains and psychological foundation. Their entire sense of self is at risk. […]

What to do When Teens Resist Treatment

Not all teenagers are going to participate in treatment simply because its available to them. In fact, there’s an old joke in the mental health field: How many therapists does it take to change a light bulb? The answer: Only one, but the light bulb has to want to change. It’s a funny joke; but […]