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Anxiety and Depression with Teens and Helping Them Become Resilient

Consider the following story as it relates to this week’s topic. This is my son’s first year of high school and I’m noticing some changes in his behavior. He appears sullen and distracted much more often than he did last year and is spending an unfathomable amount of time on social media. His first report card arrived last week, and his grades were mostly B’s and C’s, which surprised me since he’s always been an A student. I tried talking to him about it, but he’s been very standoffish and brushes my concerns away. Is there something my husband and I...

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Being the Best Role Model: How a Parent’s Screen Addiction Can Affect Their Child’s Well-Being

As a parent, do you believe that you’re a good role model for your child? It seems like a simple question and our experience shows that a majority of parents want to be good role models. When you look closer at every detail of your life, though, you may find some potentially damaging behaviors that can have a negative effect on your children’s well-being. One potentially damaging behavior that a parent can pass onto their child is an over-reliance or addiction to screen time. Our Tampa-based psychologists and therapists would like to highlight how this behavior can easily become an addiction and how...

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Rice Psychology Group is pleased to present a screening of  “SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age” 

Hosted by Clearwater Central Catholic High School & Pinellas County Diocesan Middle Schools  Dr. Wendy Rice and her team at Rice Psychology Group are proud to present a screening of the 2016 documentary, “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age”. The film shows the challenges teenagers have in balancing social media, Internet addictions and video games with home life and academics. "Screenagers" addresses the most pervasive parenting issue of our time head on--depicting teen struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction. The film empowers kids to best navigate the digital world and provides practical resources to help them do it. Dr. Wendy...

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