Behavior Issues: Resources for Parents

For parents of compulsive children and teens, the start of school can be a source of stress and dread. The academic and behavioral demands of the classroom can trigger many young students to be disruptive and defiant, resulting in disciplinary action. Teens may be tempted to skip school, experiment with substances, engage in risky behavior with their […]

Bullying: Resources for Parents

Today, 1 in 3 to 4 students report that they have been bullied in school and nearly 1 in 3 report that they themselves have been the bully before. If your child isn’t the bullied or the bully, he or she will almost certainly be a bystander of bullying. Bystanders also have a powerful role: inaction or […]

Teen Depression: Know the Signs & Know When to Get Help

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Teens are moody. We expect it. The pressure of finding their way through adolescence to independence is hard work. We’ve all been there, but kids today have the added pressure of making it all seem effortless. There is no room for awkward pictures on Instagram. So how do you know when “moody” is something darker? When does normal […]

Is Your Teen in an Unhealthy Relationship? Watch For These Signs

Orenstein Solutions - Cary, NC

Something was wrong. Tracey could sense it. She heard a car door slam and knew her daughter was home. The last few evenings, Jill had returned from her dates with Chris looking strained and on edge.  Tracey wasn’t sure the charming boy she’d approved of was as kind-hearted as she once thought. The door opened, […]

Helping Your Teen Survive a Breakup, by psychologist Dr. Gabriella Johr

Teen Counselig - Orenstein Solutions - Cary, NC

What to say? not say?  Is there a time to force the breakup–or would that just backfire?  What’s your business as a Mom and Dad anyway? Breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend is a major stressor in the life of a teenager.  A teenager’s intimate relationships take on special meaning.  For starters, most teens […]

Chase away the winter blues, tips by psychologist Susan Orenstein

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We’ve been hit hard in the Triangle this winter, with unexpected temperature shifts, lots of cloudy days, and some nasty viruses going around.  This can play havoc on our mood, causing “winter blues,” with symptoms that may include sadness, lethargy, restlessness, and loneliness. Following are some ways to refuel, re-energize and relieve those winter blues. […]

ADHD & Digital Overdose by Dr. Susan Orenstein

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Sixty years ago, the only electronic stimulus we had involved a three channel television, a table radio, and a large black party line phone sitting in the hallway on a little table. The easiest access to news sat on the porch in the morning, delivered by a youngster riding a brand new Schwinn bike. If […]


DEC 1, 2021

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