Ep. 19 – Why do Teenagers Act Like That?

You raise a cute little child, all sweetness and round. And a couple of years later you find yourself sharing a home with an edgy, mouthy teenager who rolls his or her eyes at you more than you can count. And if that's not enough, you find yourself in a constant struggle with this little dude. You both enter endless cycles of rants, screams, and banging doors.

Why is that? And does it have to be like that? (spoiler: it doesn't)

In this episode, I break down the Drama of the Teenage Brain, helping you understand what is going on in your teenage kid's mind, and why they act so weird.

You'll Learn

  • What's the difference between the emotional and thinking brain
  • Why your teenage child thinks like an adult and acts like a child
  • How to approach your child in times of anger

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About The Apparently Parent Podcast

On this show, I share with you my perspectives and experience of parenting and psychology.

Enhance your understanding of the relationship with your child and yourself by learning about attachment, mindful and playful parenting mindset and techniques.

Listen to me sharing my knowledge and experience both as a parent and a therapist, as well as interviews with parenting experts from around the world. 

Eran Katz - Clinical Psychologist and Parenting Counselor

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Eran Katz

First, I’m a father of two kiddos. But I’m also a Clinical Psychologist and Parenting Counselor specializing in Attachment Theory and Experiential, Emotional Focused Psychotherapy. I believe that parenting is one of the most important things we ever do in our lives. This is why I love talking about it and helping parenting just like you and I find their best-parenting-selves.

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