“Finally something that makes sense! A way of understanding your kids that most people haven’t learnt or simply don’t know. You need to know this.” Angela, local mum. As those that have already discovered this will tell you, with the right information you can much better help and understand your children.
At this free event, global teen expert, Dr Louise Hayes will show you what you can do to help your children immediately. The talk will focus on parents and what we adults can do to help, but young people are welcome to come along too.
One local appearance only - CLICK here to register, limited seats available.
High school is tough
High school is tough. Even the coolest, brightest kids struggle at times. And often we don't even know it. World teen expert and Dr. Louise Hayes is going to show you how to understand your teens, and help them not just survive high school, but thrive.
Teens face pressures that we often don't understand
We all know teens face unique pressures as they try to find themselves and grow into confident happy adults. Along the way they must negotiate friendships changes, family changes, and even identity changes. And then there are the changes we adults face as our family home changes and we learn to raise young adults instead of children.
With the right information you can better help your children
Recent research shows that adults can help teens by teaching them to be flexible in their thoughts and feelings, and by practising this ourselves. Louise will talk about how we can help teens by using mindfulness and acceptance work to create schools and families where young people can become their healthiest and well supported. She will talk about the essential ingredients for flexible thinking for healthy families and schools (and also what to do if you are worried).
Louise will show you what you can do to help your children immediately
The talk will focus on parents and what we adults can do to help, but young people are welcome to come along too.
Dr. Louise Hayes is a world expert in well-being for teens
Louise is the co-author of the best selling book that has helped thousands of parents and teens around the world, Get Out of Your Mind and Into your Life for Teenagers: A Guide to Living an Extraordinary Life. She is also author of The Thriving Adolescent: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology to Help Teens Manage Emotions, Achieve Goals, and Build Connection.
Louise is a clinical psychologist, MAPS, Senior Fellow The University of Melbourne, Fellow ACBS. Louise is a world expert in psychological wellbeing for teens. She is a best selling author, international speaker, clinical psychologist and a peer reviewed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy/Training (ACT) trainer.
Event time and date
Thursday 16th August, 7:15pm - 9:00pm
The event will be held at the Leon Bishop Performing Arts Theatre at Lilydale High School. Your child does not need to be attending LIlydale High School.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is available on Melba Avenue, Lilydale. Lilydale train station is a three minute walk from the school.
- Inspiro’s FREE Youth and Family Counselling service is funded by the Yarra Ranges Council. For more information about what we can do for you and your child click here.
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