Getting the Most Out of Family Meetings

Training workshop for T.W. Ponessa Associates Most therapists and counselors who work with kids recognize the importance of including parents or other caregivers in their treatment. Family sessions offer perspectives and therapeutic opportunities that aren’t available through individual therapy; at the same time, they carry their own set of challenges: parents who won’t come in, […]

Conversation Hour on Teen Angst: Fact or Fiction?

Come join this free Conversation Hour for parents in the Exton office. Casual and interactive. Ask all your questions, and find out you’re not alone in trying to figure out how much of your teenager’s behavior is part of being a teen and how to balance being supportive with asking them to be accountable for […]

Working with Challenging Parents

Training workshop for T.W. Ponessa Associates Many teen therapists and counselors do just fine with the kids, but say it’s the parents who they find especially challenging. This two-hour training will cover how to respond to and work constructively with parents who: try to control the therapy aren’t involved enough in the therapy are so […]

Getting the Most Out of Family Meetings

Most therapists and counselors who work with kids recognize the importance of including parents or other caregivers in their treatment. Family sessions offer perspectives and therapeutic opportunities that aren’t available through individual therapy; at the same time, they carry their own set of challenges: parents who won’t come in, kids who won’t speak, smoldering affects […]