Parenting Teenagers - Driving through the Storm
Interact with an expert Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Parenting Coach on understanding self/ spouse/ your teen, practical tips for effective communication/ negotiation strategies, managing (undesirable) peer influences, and setting them up to be engaged, motivated, responsible, purposeful!
What exactly is going on with a teenager and why is it such an emotional drain to parent them? How does one communicate effectively with a teenage child? How does one yank them out of a self-obsessed or blasé or defeated world view? Get them to feel hopeful and responsible and engaged? Carve their life ahead purposefully? How can a parent best deal with (undesirable) peer influence? Media and Social networking? Sexual exploration? Smoking? Drugs? Alcohol?
In short, how does one drive through the storm and get to the other side of teenage with both parent and child intact?
In this course, Dr Shukla will highlight practical skills that can be used by parents everyday, in real life - no philosophy, no fluff, no lecturing, no cliches - only practical knowledge and skills.
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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