The Value of a Strong Support System

The human experience involves families and communities: we need one another to survive and grow because it’s impossible to do everything alone. This is especially true while going through life’s challenges and obstacles, such as raising a teen going through treatment. A healthy support system can provide parents with a host of benefits, including: Boost…

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Learning How to Be Resilient Can Help Teens Manage Emotional Distress

Depression and anxiety are common during adolescence. But a new study suggests that brain training can help manage emotional distress. According to a recent study, teens who develop new skills, such as new emotion regulation strategies, can learn how to manage emotional distress such as anxiety and depression. This is especially helpful for adolescents during…

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When Teens with Depression Receive Treatment, Parents Might Get Better, Too

As mental health professionals, we know from experience that teen depression doesn’t only affect the individual. It can affect the whole family. Now, recent research confirms what we’ve known all along – “When teens are treated for depression, their parents’ mental health improves, too.” According to NPR, the study was conducted by Howard, a graduate…

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New Medical Director Joins Paradigm Malibu

Dr. Chelsea Neumann has been named Paradigm’s new Medical Director. A graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Dr. Chelsea completed her general psychiatry residency training at Duke University, and her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship training at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. “We are delighted to have Dr. Chelsea…

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