I said I would return with suggestions to avoid having your teen flop back into the house for an extended stay in the middle of a semester. I make no guarantees, sometimes a one-way ticket home is inevitable and necessary, but here are some thoughts on how to prepare for a successful flight out of the nest.
I am a psychotherapist in Herndon, VA. I work primarily with adolescents, women and adoptive families who may be struggling with depression, anxiety or low self-esteem. Join me here for my thoughts about my practice, therapy or whatever is tickling my mind at the moment.