some of the greatest challenges as parents are presented to us as our
kids approach adolescence in our society today. Peers, Technology,
Social Media and Environmental factors captures their attention early
through middle and high school. Research has showed us many great
opportunities to connect with our children and strategies that will be
useful in dealing with our rapidly growing world we live in.
The trouble is, if we don't teach them,
At OCC, we provide parents with a unique
plan to help guide teens toward a productive and wonderful parent/child
Our job as parents is the most
There are 3 factors at work here.
1. Behaviors: the
way the child chooses to behave
2. Process: the
way in which the child processes information
3. Communication: the
way in which parents and children communicate
OCC provides adolescent counseling services only under the following
This is a combined effort. All of the interested parties are expected to
participate. This includes parents, the counselor, the doctor, the
school and the extended family, should this apply. We are all to head in
the same direction.
Parental involvement means a commitment to attending 6 sessions. Three
sessions focus on learning a specific behavioral program to be put in
place in the home. Three family sessions with your child focus on
learning new ways to communicate.
At the same time, the adolescent will attend individual sessions with
the counselor to deal with issues of process.
Contact us to learn more about
this new and highly effective approach to dealing with a variety of
adolescent parenting issues