Adolescence is a time of discovery and dynamic changes both socially and emotionally. These changes are typically felt as emotional turmoil for the adolescent and their caregivers and take root within neurobiological development. This presentation will provide clinicians an understanding of what changes are happening in the brain, what is typical and atypical adolescent behavior, and how to implement emotion regulation skills to help teens and their parents navigate this powerful and important development stage.
Neathery has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, families, and adults. Neathery received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX and her Master of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin. Neathery works with individuals, couples, families, provides group therapy and specializes in treating the following issues: eating disorders, body image, trauma, attachment, depression and anxiety, self-harm, suicidality, personality disorders, substance use, loss/grief, divorce, interpersonal issues, impulse behaviors, trichotillomania and dermatillomania, and LGBTQI+ concerns.
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