//How Do You Manage An Angry Adolescent with Guest Laurie Dilorenzo

Hi and welcome to Episode 124 of The Couples Expert Podcast with Stuart Fensterheim.  We’re really pleased that you’ve joined our podcast today because we have an interesting guest and topic to discuss. Parenting issues affect couples deeply and if you’re a parent struggling with a difficult parent/child relationship it can make life very challenging for everyone involved. Stuart’s guest today is Laurie DiLorenzo. Laurie recently joined The Couples Experts in Scottsdale, AZ. Laurie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a varied background in counseling youth, families and couples including Spring Hills Academy Residential Treatment. Today Stuart and Laurie are going to discuss dealing with an angry adolescent.

What you’ll learn from today’s podcast:

  • How to define an angry adolescent at 6:19
  • Holding good boundaries and firm values for teens at 8:03
  • Anger and your own self- control and mindfulness as a parent  at 11:50
  • When teens want to be on their own but still crave structure from parents at 16:01
  • Definition of true discipline at 19:56
  • How to reach out to an angry teen with empathy and when to seek help at 21:18
  • Parents can seek help first to better help their child at 28:23

We’re so grateful that Laurie has joined The Couples Experts practice to bring her unique skillset to help our clients. Thank you to Laurie DiLorenzo for being on the podcast today.


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