Adolescent Girls in Distress: A Guide for Mental Health by Laura Choate Ed.D. LPC NCC PDF

By Laura Choate Ed.D. LPC NCC

ISBN-10: 0826109543

ISBN-13: 9780826109545

ìLaura Choate has created a major source for psychological healthiness execs who paintings with adolescent women. This nuanced textual content analyzes the cultural pressures that have an effect on women through proposing the most up-tp-date study within the box. either prevention and evidence-based remedy interventions are provided. essential for the bookshelf of either the hot and pro practitioner!î

Heather Trepal, PhD
Department of Counseling, collage of Texas at San Antonio

ìContemporary tradition promotes a ëhot and hornyí diva snapshot to ladies, encouraging internal vacancy, melancholy, or even hazard for self-injury, yet Adolescent women in misery is precisely ëwhat the health care professional orderedíó a well-researched, considerate, and systematic antidote empowering execs to create the resilience, resourcefulness, and resistance had to navigate and thrive during this girl-toxic tradition. A must-read for somebody considering todayís girls.î

Margo Maine, PhD, FAED, CEDS,
consuming sickness expert and Author

Cultural stressors are affecting women at more and more more youthful a while, leading to psychological future health matters akin to melancholy, consuming issues, substance abuse, self-injury, or even suicide. This advisor bargains psychological wellbeing and fitness execs evidence-based therapy methods and strengths-based prevention recommendations that advertise winning navigation of early life and formative years. Grounded in ecological structures conception, the booklet specializes in the socialization procedures that commence in early formative years and give a contribution to the improvement of difficulties which are expanding in todayís adolescent women. The e-book describes how the confluence of societal, family members, peer, college, and person developmental affects can negatively have an effect on youngsters.

It considers the strain on younger ladies to be sexualized and to appear and act older than they're, the results of consumerism and materialism, the pervasive use of social media, and the strain to excel in all areasóstressors which may abate the improvement of an genuine self in this serious interval of actual and emotional progress. functional and targeted therapy interventions are supplied for concerns comparable to melancholy, consuming problems, substance abuse, self-injury, dating violence, and sexual victimization. additionally, the ebook emphasizes the significance of early intervention to avoid difficulties, and the merchandising of womení resilience to cultural pressures to allow them to effectively do something about complicated lifestyles calls for. Case reports, dialogue questions, ability improvement actions, suggested readings, and on-line assets make stronger content material.

Key Features:

  • Includes specified therapy interventions together with strengths-based techniques and best-practice guidelines
  • Focuses on socialization procedures that commence in early early life and give a contribution to the improvement of psychological overall healthiness problems
  • Contains case reports, dialogue questions, ability improvement actions, suggested readings, and on-line resources

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