Will Counselling Help my Introverted Teen?

Will Counselling Help my Introverted Teen?

A common scenario that happens with my introverted teen clients:   She walks into my office, eyes downcast. I say hello and get a barely audible hello back.   The anxiety surrounds her like a shield. She looks awkwardly around the room, unsure where to sit....
Why is my introverted teen so sad?

Why is my introverted teen so sad?

This question is asked quietly with eyes averted; ‘How do I make friends?”.   When I hear this question in my office from my introverted teen clients, it breaks my heart just a bit for a few reasons: I’ve been in this place before and I know that it’s a...
How Do I Get My Introverted Teen To Talk More?

How Do I Get My Introverted Teen To Talk More?

For some parents, having an introverted teen is confusing. If this is you, you might wonder why they keep so much to themselves. Sometimes, even asking the simplest of questions leads to a dead end. One word answers are painful. You want to know what your teen is...
Is My Introverted Teen Depressed?

Is My Introverted Teen Depressed?

If you’re reading this article, you have some idea that your teen is introverted but you may be struggling a bit to know what healthy behaviour and concerning behaviour is for them.   There is little information out there about introverted teens so for parents,...
Why doesn’t my teen have friends?

Why doesn’t my teen have friends?

As a parent, one of the hardest things to see is our kids not being accepted with their peers. It’s heartbreaking to see the parties they don’t get invited to, the get-togethers that they aren’t included in. When our kids were younger, we had a bit more control in...
Does my teen have social anxiety?

Does my teen have social anxiety?

Does this describe your teen: At home they are completely at ease but if someone comes over they go completely quiet At school they struggle in friendships They struggle to get to sleep at night They either avoid school work or they never know when they are done They...