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Vicarious Trauma | Paradigm Malibu

Vicarious Trauma in Teens

Just as it happens after every school shooting or widely publicized traumatic event, people all over the country (and in many other countries) gasped collectively in February immediately following the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida. Parents of teens and teenagers themselves were particularly impacted, picturing themselves or their children in the…

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Cope with Trauma | Paradigm Malibu

Here’s How to Help Your Teen Cope with Trauma

A traumatic event can significantly alter an individual’s life, especially when it happens during adolescence, so it is important for teens to learn to cope with trauma. Typically, teens are learning to find themselves during adolescence. They are discovering what is important to them and possibly what career path to follow. However, a traumatic event,…

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Traumatic Event | Paradigm Malibu

Healing from a Traumatic Event Takes Time

Some teens might experience a traumatic event and quickly recover. However, other teens need time to heal. Even an experience that seems like it would be easy to get over might be hard for some teens to recover from. There are many factors that contribute to the resiliency of a teen’s psychological health. And, likewise,…

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Common Responses Teens May Have to Trauma

  Trauma is an experience that includes the fear of losing one’s life. That intense fear can have a heavy impact on a person’s mind, especially the mind of a teen or child. At the same time, the ways that trauma affects someone can vary widely. One person can go through a traumatic experience and…

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Treating the Underlying Issues of Teen Addiction

  When teens continue to use drugs or drink alcohol there are many problems that can arise as a result. For instance, there might be truancy, expulsion from school, juvenile detention, failing grades, and a host of other major problems. Yet, these concerns, as well as the addiction itself, isn’t really the issue. The real…

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Depression | ParadigmMalibu.com

Reasons Why Teens Might Get Depressed

  Adolescence is a hard stage of life. There are many facets of life weigh on a teen, and with the right amount of weight, it can bring a teen down enough to feel depressed. In fact, there seems to be a few common causes or triggers that can contribute to depression in a teen.…

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