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I’m speaking in San Diego and it’s open to the public!!!!

Usually, agencies and organizations bring me in to talk only to their staff, but these 2 talks are open to EVERYONE.

Thursday October 23, 2008

1) Teens with Mental Health Disorders: Who They REALLY Are (Daytime)

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2) When to Worry: How to Tell if Your Teen Needs Help–and What to Do Next (Evening)

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Would be great to see you if you live in the area!

AND…

We’ll have copies of my book When to Worry and new DVD The Secret Cut available at an event discount!

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Do you know a sweet, compliant child who has become a moody, defiant, unfocused, unpredictable, angry or overly sensitive teenager?

Are you wondering if that teen is going through a “phase”–or if something may really be wrong?

Does something feel “not right” about your own teen’s behavior?

When to Worry can help you distinguish typical teen behavior from those that merit concern. It then walks you through the steps you can take to help a struggling teen and to bring peace back into the family home.

After reading this book, you will know:

• what warning signs indicate which particular teen problems

• specific “dos and don’ts” for each teen issue

• how to effectively communicate with teenagers

• how and where to get professional help, if necessary

• the pros and cons of medication for teens

Moody teens, rebellious or defiant teens, school problems, teen depression, ADHD, teens and drugs, self-injury (“cutting”), low self-esteem, delinquency, learning disabilities, out of control teens, worries/fears and stress, eating disorders, aggression, bipolar disorder, Aspergers, teen suicide, trauma, and more.

Readers are given specific questions to ask professionals before working with them, recommendations for obtaining quality evaluations for teens, and information on effective treatment for adolescents.

Practical advice is given regarding successfully interacting with or parenting teens with special needs, taking care of YOU so you can take care of teens, and a detailed resource section helps put your new knowledge into action.

Compassionate and reassuring, this practical and user-friendly guide is invaluable to ANY adult concerned about a teenager.

Purchase this invaluable book now!

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