Shellee and Phyllis discuss:
– How to help your teens find who they are and what they’re strengths are
– The importance of allowing teens to explore different activities to find their strengths
– Making sure your teens know they can talk to you and how to get the conversation started
Phyllis L. Fagell, LCPC is a nationally board certified counselor at a school in Maryland, a psychotherapist who works with children and teens in private practice, and an author and journalist. She is the author of “MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, The 10 Key Skills Kids Need to Thrive in Middle School and Beyond – and How Parents Can Help,” and “MIDDLE SCHOOL SUPERPOWERS, Raising Resilient Tweens in Turbulent Times.” Phyllis is a frequent contributor to The Washington Post and freelances for publications such as Psychology Today, CNN, Working Mother, U.S. News & World Report and Your Teen. Her ideas have been shared in outlets including The New York Times, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Edutopia, Mindshift, The Chicago Tribune, and NPR. She has three children and lives with her husband in Bethesda, Maryland.
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