Resources Tagged With: moodiness

Puberty: What’s Behind the Mood Swings?

During puberty your child’s emotions may become stronger and more intense. Their mood might change more frequently, quickly and randomly. Your child may have strong emotions that they’ve never experienced before. It’s common for them to feel confused, scared or angry and not know why. They also might be more sensitive and become more easily upset than usual. Read more ›

Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens

Now fully revised and updated, this workbook offers proven-effective dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills to help you find emotional balance and live the life you want. Read more ›

Learn How to Tell if Your Child Is Depressed and the Best Ways to Help

Does your child seem unusually sad, irritable or quiet lately? Such changes in mood could be due to a temporary stress in life. But how do you know if it’s something more? Read more ›

Is My Child Depressed or Just Moody? [presentation] [video]

One minute your teen is laughing and happy and the next they are slamming their bedroom door and seem to be mad at the world. How do you know when your teen is just moody or depressed or even anxious? Attend this parent ed session to learn more about what to look for and how to respond to your teen. Read more ›


Moodiness & Stress in Teens: Setting Boundaries [video]

Your teen resists boundaries, but he really needs them. Watch this video about establishing effective boundaries for teens. Read more ›


Moodiness & Stress in Teens: Communication [video]

This video explores strategies for communicating with teens who are moody or under stress. Read more ›


Moodiness & Stress in Teens: Stress: When & How to Support Your Teen [video]

How can you support your teen during times of stress? Watch this video to learn how you can help. Read more ›


Moodiness & Stress in Teens: Understanding Your Teen: Three Development Tasks [video]

This video explains the three developmental tasks your teens are facing: autonomy from parents, developing a social network, and developing an identity. (time 6:29) Read more ›