This audio file is from our eTalk: Parenting Teenagers in the Age of Anxiety.
Rates of anxiety continue to surge, and no age demographic has seen a spike in anxiety more than teenagers.
But what is behind the surge of anxiety rates? And what can parents and teens do to manage their anxiety?
Jonathan Hetterly, an expert in teen culture, will explore how changes in society, adolescent development, and family unity has contributed to a generation of teens struggling with anxious thoughts and feelings.
- We’re Living in the Age of Anxiety
- Defining Anxiety
- Difference Between Anxiety and Stress
- Why Anxiety Is on the Rise
- Other Factors That Contribute to Anxiety
- What Are We Anxious and Stressed About?
- So, What Can We Do?
- Additional Resources
About Jonathan Hetterly, LPC:
Jonathan Hetterly is a licensed professional counselor. He specializes in helping teen and young adult men navigate the challenges they face in life. Jonathan is also a writer and his articles are regularly featured on PsychBytes.com and ShrinkTank.com.
He has contributed material to several books that explore the intersection of pop culture and psychology, including The Walking Dead Psychology, Star Wars Psychology, and Game of Thrones Psychology.
Jonathan is also a co-author of the parenting book Southeast Psych’s Guide for Imperfect Parents: A Book Written By Imperfect Therapists.