Helping Your Hurting Teen
Find out how to help an adolescent struggling with anger, teen depression, grief, or loss with this easy-to-understand Christian parenting book by expert Dr. Norm Wright. Includes an overview of key symptoms and practical solutions. Is your teen withdrawing,...
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Find out how to help an adolescent struggling with anger, teen depression, grief, or loss with this easy-to-understand Christian parenting book by expert Dr. Norm Wright. Includes an overview of key symptoms and practical solutions.
Is your teen withdrawing, acting unusual, or distracted? Do you feel like you just don't know your child anymore? Are you afraid it's more than just a stage? Find out which responses are "normal" adolescent behaviors, and which ones indicate deeper issues related to loss, anger, or teen depression, with this easy-to-understand book.
Expert Dr. Norm Wright gives insight on how to reconnect with your child, understand their struggle, and never lose hope.
Discover 11 practical ways to help grieving teens
Find out how to help your teen face and overcome fear, guilt, anger and teen depression
Identify and support the 11 ways your teen creates their own identity
Learn 4 basic principles on how to interact with your teen and foster positive communication
Perfect for parents (as well as pastors, youth leaders, children's ministry leaders, teachers, concerned friends and family members) who want to help a teen during a difficult time in his/her life.
4 Key Features About Dr. Norm Wright's Book, Helping Your Hurting Teen Covers Key Teen Issues Every Parent Needs To Know
Adolescence is a life phase filled with physical, mental, and emotional changes that can leave both you and your teen spinning. Expert Dr. Norm Wright maps out how to help your teen navigate through this confusing time. He covers:
11 "break-away" behaviors that are normal for teens during this time (Wanting to spend more time with friends, reluctance to accept advice, etc.) How to overcome communication hurdles (Includes tips for parents)
7 different types of loss, crisis, or trauma your child may experience and how to help
What to say when your child is struggling with fear (fear of failing, fear of bullying, fear of rejection, etc.) How to Help Adolescents Struggling with Teen Depression and Anger
Two of the most common responses to loss during adolescence are anger and depression. Weaving together his experience as a Christian counselor with the timeless truths found in the Word of God, Norm Wright covers 3 key ways to help your child let go of their anger and he explains the 11 ways to respond to teen depression. He covers key symptoms and proven solutions on how to help.
Every type of loss, especially the death of a loved one, requires some amount of grieving. Knowing how to help your teen process this loss is important. Enjoy getting practical ways to help your teen process through the grief, anger, and guilt. He covers:
How to help your teen cope with the fear, guilt, anger, and confusion that surfaces after the death of a loved one.
11 key ways parents can help their teen process grief (covers everything from the symptoms of grief to healthy ways to mourn).
Conversation starters, models, and even diagrams you can use to help your teen process the death of a loved one and talk about their feelings. How to Help Teens Handle Loss
No matter what is happening in your child's life, you need to connect with him or her as a parent. Knowing that this is often easier said than done, Dr. Wright gives practical advice on how to set boundaries, foster cooperation, set expectations, and maintain communication with your teen. He gives 4 standards to use when setting up rules and provides over 54 different questions you can use to get your child talking to you again.
How to Interact and Communicate with Your Teen About the Author: Dr. Norm Wright
Dr. Norm Wright is a grief and trauma therapist and a licensed marriage, family and child therapist. He has been on the faculty of Biola University and Talbot School of Theology, where he has taught graduate students in counseling and psychology for four decades. He has authored more than 80 books including Experiencing Grief and Recovering from the Losses in Life. Norm and his wife, Tess, live in Bakersfield, California where they enjoy several grandchildren.
Dr. H. Norman Wright is one of America's most prominent Christian counselors. He is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist. Dr. Wright is a graduate of Westmont College, Fuller Theological Seminary (M.R.E.), Pepperdine University (M.A.). He has written numerous best-selling books on Communication, Family and Parenting. His titles include Communication: Key to Your Marriage; Always Daddy's Girl; Quiet Times for Couples; The Power of a Parent's Words and the Premarital Counseling Handbook. Dr. Wright is currently on the faculty of the Talbot School of Theology and was the former director of their Graduate Department of Marriage, Family and Child Counseling.