Interview with Jaynay Johnson, LMFT, Teen Therapist, and Author

Jaynay Johnson, LMFT, is a therapist who specializes in teen mental health and practices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She does amazing work with teens struggling with self-harm, suicidal ideation, depression, and anxiety. She is also the author of three books: Dear Teen Self, a book to help adolescent girls through the difficulties of beingContinue reading “Interview with Jaynay Johnson, LMFT, Teen Therapist, and Author”

Cyber Bullying

A version of this article was published in Hood Magazine in 2019. The rise of social media has allowed teenagers to keep in touch with friends and family more easily than in previous generations. In addition, youth can engage with communities that they did not have access to before, helping them feel less alone. However,Continue reading “Cyber Bullying”

Communicating With Your Teenager

A version of this article was published in Hood Magazine in February 2019. Many parents struggle with their child’s transition into adolescence. Teenagers often pull away from their parents in an effort to assert their independence and begin forming their own identity separate from the family. This can manifest as argumentativeness, rebellious behavior, and anContinue reading “Communicating With Your Teenager”