Parenting Capsule: Motivating our Teens
What can we as parents do to shake our children out of a general air of ennui, whether it is to do with school work, or their health? How can we help them look at the bigger picture, look ahead and build habits that will help them work effectively? (2 sessions of 2 hours each)
This session is for Parents of Teen Children
Most parents of teens might find some of these exchanges all too familiar...
Parent: "He won't make his bed. His room looks like a sty! I don't know what to do!"
Teen: "LEAVE ME ALONE!"
Parent: "She won't study! Doesn't she realize she will not admission into a good college if she doesn't study??"
Teen: "I DON'T CARE!"
Parent: "Why won't he just do what I ask him to do?"
Teen: "I DON'T WANT TO!"
What can we as parents do to shake our children out of this general air of ennui, whether it is to do with school work or their health? How can we help them look at the bigger picture, look ahead and build habits that will help them work effectively?
How can parents get teens to own up the change?
By attending this course (2 sessions of 2 hours each, on 2 consecutive Saturdays), you will have an opportunity to hear insights from and interact with Dr Bhooshan Shukla, Teen & Adolescent Psychiatrist, and learn to apply these in your interactions with your teen!
At GenWise Online, 250+ parents have attended Dr Shukla's courses over the past year!
Sample Testimonials from past participants:
"It's been an absolutely revelatory 5 days for me. Some very practical pointers on self-esteem! I am a mother to a 20-year old, and I thought I had experienced parenting well, but in yesterday's session I felt like someone in Grade 1!..."
"I have started applying some of the concepts and I have to say I feel better about myself in the last 24 hours already!"
More video testimonials below:
Dr. Bhooshan Shukla is an M.D. (Psychiatry), D.N.B. (Psychiatry), MRCPsych (London) and holds a Medical Diploma in Hypnosis (London). Dr. Shukla has worked as Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist since 1999. After completing further education in psychiatry in the UK, he returned to India in Feb 2008 and started full time work as a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, and a Parenting Coach. Dr Shukla's passion and proficiency lies is in his work with motivated families to achieve happiness with each other and to help each other achieve their full potential.
Dr Shukla’s training program of “NO – GO – TELL” in prevention of abuse was featured on Amir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate and is also adopted by various NGOs and government agencies. Dr Shukla has been a relentless advocate of mental health as important component of overall wellbeing. He works with various schools, colleges, family court and juvenile justice system. In addition to his private practice, Dr Shukla conducts parenting workshops too.
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