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Affluenza Teen – The Treatment Plan I Would Prescribe

The headline read:  “Rich, Privileged and Unaccountable.”  Honestly, that pretty much sums it up. I’m commenting on this case for a couple of reasons.  First, because I deal with boys at this age in my practice daily.  And secondly, because this is a perfect example of “what not to do” as a parent.  The term “affluenza” is […]

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When A Boy Becomes a Man

Think about this: When a girl transitions to a woman the “signs” are typically obvious and unmistakable.  However, when a young boy begins to transition to a man it can sneak up on you; the signs aren’t as obvious.  You know it’s going to happen, but what do you look for?

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What’s Going on With My Son?

Moms, this message is specifically for you! What’s Going On I would guess if your son is age 11 to 19 years old you’re asking yourself on a daily basis, “what’s going on with my son?” or “I don’t understand what is wrong with him.”  And the answer is “maybe nothing, he’s becoming a young […]

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Taking My Life Back

Continuing the story of my life and how my experiences led me to become a counselor by taking my life back. This Isn’t What I Need Initially, my therapy was like talking to a good friend.  In fact, I honestly didn’t think it was for me.  I saw two different female counselors.  Basically, both assured me “everything […]

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A Wounded Man

Continuing the story…I do this work to help wounded, broken boys grow to be successful men.  I know how, I’ve been there. Civilian Life, I’m Not Ready The Air Force changed my life and offered the stability I needed.  It was returning to the civilian life that still would prove to be a challenge, and I would come […]

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Hey Mom I Joined the Air Force!

Continuing the story of the life that brought me to where I am today, and why I do the work I do to help boys.  My Air Force years. I’m In The Air Force Now Enlisting in the United States Air Force was an easy decision for me.  I was lost with no direction in […]

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