Parentalk – The Teenage Years


A free course for parents of teenagers


Session 1 Understanding your teenager – it can be tough and challenging – but we’re all in the same boat!

Session 2 Stay connected – even though we can feel taken for granted as a taxi service or butler!

Session 3 Identity – our teens have so many pressures on them, from all sorts of directions, it can be hard to keep up with their world. We need to try and understand how it is for them so we can help them develop healthy self-esteem and discover who they really are.

Session 4 Communication and conflict – it is normal for parents and their teens to find it hard to         communicate with each other, the trick is to find a way that works for you!

Session 5 Big pressures – good choices – try to understand the big pressures on your teen – they do take notice of us as parents believe it or not (even if they say they don’t!)

Session 6 Creating a sense of belonging – letting go of our teenagers can be hard, but that is what we need to do to enable them to grow and flourish as independent adults.

Next course: Tuesdays 7pm – 9pm September 13th, 20th, 27th and October 4th, 11th and 18th


Contact Julie Sawford at or ring 01268 779100