some of the greatest challenges as parents are
presented to us as our kids approach adolescence in
our society today. Peers, Technology, Social Media
and Environmental factors captures their attention
early through middle and high school. Research has
showed us many great opportunities to connect with
our children and strategies that will be useful in
dealing with our rapidly growing world we live in.
The trouble is, if
we don't teach them, others may.
At OCC, we provide
parents with a unique plan to help guide teens
toward a productive and wonderful parent/child
Our job as parents
is the most difficult ever.
There are 3 factors at work here.
1. Behaviors: the
way the child chooses to behave
2. Process: the
way in which the child processes information
3. Communication: the
way in which parents and children communicate
OCC provides adolescent counseling services only
under the following guidelines.
is a combined effort. All of the interested parties
are expected to participate. This includes parents,
the counselor, the doctor, the school and the
extended family, should this apply. We are all to
head in the same direction.
involvement means a commitment to attending 6
sessions. Three sessions focus on learning a
specific behavioral program to be put in place in
the home. Three family sessions with your child
focus on learning new ways to communicate.
the same time, the adolescent will attend individual
sessions with the counselor to deal with issues of
Contact us to
learn more about this new and highly effective
approach to dealing with a variety of adolescent