“It will prove a godsend to parents." - Professor Tanya Byron
“This is the book for all who want to have a better conversation with their son or daughter." - Fiona Millar, Guardian Columnist
Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me? offers a new approach. Dr John Coleman has used his years of experience as a child psychologist to develop a completely original, easy-to-use, STAGE framework for parents of teenagers.
Dr Coleman says ‘I have seen first-hand how damaged and stressful parent/teenage interactions can become. I wanted to offer a structured way of enabling parents and carers to become better informed, more responsive and more resilient as parents of teenagers.’
Watch this video or listen to the interview to find out more from the author himself. Based on well-respected research, it offers invaluable suggestions for parents about how to make communication easier, and how to concentrate on the things that really matter.
"It’s easier to be a brain surgeon than a really good parent!"
No one finds it easy to be a parent of a teenager. How strict or easy-going should you be? What is the best way to support a teenager who is pushing you away? What do you do if homework is being ignored, or if a young person is up half...
Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Adolescence and Society
The fourth edition of this successful textbook provides an up-to-date introduction to all of the key features of adolescent development. While drawing on the North American literature on adolescence, it highlights European perspectives and also provides unique coverage of the topic by...
Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge