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What to Expect at a Teen Residential Treatment Center - Paradigm Malibu

What to Expect at a Teen Residential Treatment Center

If your adolescent child is going into a teen residential treatment center, it is understandable that you might feel worried, anxious, hopeful, sad, optimistic, or a combination of many different emotions. Knowing what to expect ahead of time can ease your feelings of apprehension and help you manage your own feelings while helping your teen…

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Healing Power of Animals | Paradigm Malibu

The Healing Power of Animals

Teenagers who interact with animals can reduce anxiety, depression, and loneliness as they enhance their social support and overall well-being. For teens working hard to maintain their mental health in their sobriety, the simple interaction with animals or a pet can alter the tendency of those with mental problems to focus negatively on themselves; as…

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Norwegian Documentary | Paradigm Malibu

Paradigm Featured in Norwegian Documentary

Paradigm Malibu staff and clients were recently featured in a documentary on Norwegian television focusing on the treatments for abuse of social media, the internet, and cell phones. The documentary explores questions such as: What is addiction? What emotions are triggered by social media? Why are youths especially vulnerable to social media abuse, and how…

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What Is Parental Alienation Syndrome? - Paradigm Malibu

What Is Parental Alienation Syndrome?

Children and teens of divorced or separated parents sometimes develop parental alienation syndrome as a result of one parent (or, occasionally, another relative) pitting the child against the other. Parental alienation syndrome can cause a lot of emotional trauma that will follow the child well into adulthood. In addition, it causes emotional trauma to the…

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