Your Guidebook for Parenting Teens in the New Teenage Years
"If you are a parent―or have children in your life in any significant way and that you love―this book is required reading." ―Michael Hainey, author of New York Times bestseller After Visiting Friends
#1 Best Seller in School Age Children, Parenting Teenagers, Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Anxieties & Phobias, and Hyperactivity
A parenting wake-up call that could change how you raise your child.
Learn about the "New Teen" and how to adjust your parenting skills. Strategies for parenting teens are now beginning years too late. Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media and the internet, and unprecedented academic, social, and familial stressors. Starting as early as eight years old, children are exposed to information, thought, and emotion they are unprepared to process.
Unprecedented teenage depression and anxiety. Because of the exposure they face, kids are emotionally overwhelmed at a young age and often are continuing to search for a sense of self well into their twenties.
Urgent advice for parents of teens. Dr. John Duffy's parenting book is a necessary guide that addresses the hidden phenomenon of the changing teenage brain. Dr. Duffy, a nationally recognized expert in parenting for nearly twenty-five years, provides a guidebook for parents raising children who are growing up quickly and dealing with unresolved adolescent issues that can lead to anxiety and depression.
- Realize the overwhelming circumstances of today's teens and understand the changing landscape of adolescence
- Find a revised, conscious parenting plan that addresses the needs of the New Teen
- Discover the joy in parenting again by reclaiming the role of your teen's ally, guide, and consultant
If you enjoyed parenting books such as The Yes Brain, How to Raise an Adult, The Teenage Brain, Untangled, or The Conscious Parent, Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety should be your next read.
About the Author
Dr. Duffy is a highly sought-after clinical psychologist, best-selling author, podcaster, certified life coach, and parenting and relationship expert. He has been working in his clinical practice with individuals, couples, teens, and families for nearly twenty-five years. Dr. Duffy's refreshing and unique approach has provided the critical intervention and support needed to help thousands of individuals and families find their footing. Along with his clinical work, Dr. Duffy is the author of the number-one best-selling The Available Parent (Viva Editions, second edition released 2014). He is a frequent national media presence. He has been the regular parenting and relationship expert on Steve Harvey (with more than 75 appearances), and appears several times a month on WGN radio. He also appears frequently on other national and local television and radio outlets, and is cited regularly in national print and online publications. These include the Today show, Fox News, Chicago Tribune, Fox Good Day Chicago, The Jam, WGN-TV, the Morning Blend, NPR, the Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Redbook, Time, Good Housekeeping, Men's Health, Chicago Parent, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Wired, Parenting, Your Teen, Parents, Family Circle, Chicago Sun-Times, and Real Simple magazine, among many others. As noted, he is contributor to the Pear app and co-host of the podcast with Giuliana and Bill Rancic, consults on two films on teen anxiety, and co-host of a popular podcast, better, with his wife Julie. He is also a frequent guest on other parenting and self-help podcasts. As also noted above, Dr. Duffy is a nationally-recognized expert in parenting, self-awareness, and relationships. Dr. Duffy lives outside Chicago with his wife Julie and son George.