Family Jigsaws (The Teen Years)

For parents raising young people aged 12-18+

TUESDAY 16TH MAY – JULY 11TH 2023 (No session during June half-term)

£120 per parent/guardian

(20% spouse/Additional friend discount available)

About the course:
Parenting teens is often a challenge. Raging hormones affect moods, emotions and impulses, and the pressures of the peer group magnify. Many parents struggle to connect during this turbulent time and teens lose their sense of security and look for belonging elsewhere. For many families the struggles have heightened as we have been under lock down and with much uncertainty, which impacts on wellbeing in different ways for both parents and young people.

When we understand our relationships with ourselves and our teens we can begin to know ourselves to much greater depths. In improving these relationships we dramatically improve the quality of our family life and wellbeing.

The course includes:
  • Understanding the teen brain and behaviour
  • The power of narratives
  • Freedom vs responsibility and accountability
  • How to deal with guilt and self-doubt
  • Understanding how physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being work together – particularly  in current situation of uncertainty
  • Awareness of social contexts and setting/maintaining boundaries
  • Power and justice in relationships

“Thoroughly enjoyed every week and was eagerly waiting for each session. I found sessions really useful and found myself change in many ways. I’m much calmer and think before I speak/react to my teens” – Malika (Mother of 15 year old)