Being a teenager can be rough. Being a parent of a teenager can also be challenging, as you want so badly to help them develop well, even as they often resist direct attempts to influence them. It can be tempting to withdraw and stop caring. However, teens need effective and loving parents. In this group, you will learn ways of approaching the teen years that make them more manageable for you as a parent and that maximize the chance of having your love and presence get through.
Thursdays 8:00am to 9:15am
Julie Pearson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice with over 20 years of experience working with individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem issues, and relationship issues. Recently, she has also developed an interest in supporting women who are experiencing peripartum depression.
One of Julie's passions is running a therapy group, "Mind Over Mood," which teaches individuals concrete Cognitive Behavioral skills to cope with issues such as: Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, OCD, Postpartum Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Panic Disorder, as well as anger or grief issues.
Julie works with clients age 21 and older in individual, family, and group therapy sessions. She strives to provide helpful information and support that will positively impact her clients, and is particularly passionate about conducting therapy groups. Julie worked in a hospital setting for 6 years before joining RICBT. She has experience working with clients at every level of care, from inpatient to outpatient settings.