Families of troubled teens are in need of restoration through counseling and therapeutic intervention. When there is a troubled teen all members of a family are hurt, confused, and fragile. Having a troubled teen in the family takes a toll on every member. Over a period of time the drama, trauma, and chaos causes injury and wounding. Often times members of the family feel on edge, they feel betrayed, and they lose focus. They no longer understand, they question motives, and they can even attack other members of the family. All the while the troubled teen continues to spiral out of control.Many marriages can fall apart due to the selfish antics of a troubled teen. Usually, associated with a troubled teen you find a rescuing parent. A rescuing parent is an adult who takes on all the responsibility of the torubled teen. This rescuer cleans up all the mess created by the troubled teen, and this rescuer takes on all the responsibility, including the solution. Other members of the family are neglected, feeling left out, unheard, under-cared, and alone. This category of the blog is for parents in need of family counseling. There is hope, there is help, but the family must endure and come together or face the consequences far beyond the troubled teen. Articles:Discipline and the Lack of Discipline | Training Up Strong LeadersRescue Me Before its Too Late…By Design – God’s Design of the Troubled Teens and Family
When adolescent boys and girls are at-risk with substance abuse, or behavioral issues, behavior modification programs, as well as cognitive therapy, can result in the positive changes he or she needs for a long lasting transformation.