48 minutes | Mar 8, 2021

The Teenage Perspective, Part 1

melissa@blendedfamilypodcast.com www.blendedfamilypodcast.com   This is part 1 of a 2 part series on the teenagers perspective in the blended family.    Brad Jaffe is a licensed therapist in south Florida who works with young adults struggling with mood, anxiety and personality disorders, as well as dysfunctional families. Brad believes that treatment involves not just the "identified patient," but the entire family. In addition to his private practice, he is on the corporate therapist for one of the leading e-commerce companies in the country and is an adjunct professor of clinical practice at Florida Atlantic University. He holds degrees from the University of Florida and Columbia University and studied at the American Institute for Psychoanalysis. If he has free time, he enjoys cycling, traveling and trying to train his Wheaten Terrier puppy, Gracie. In this episode, Brad will help us to understand the teenage perspective, and the unique challenges they face in the blended family. Some topics discussed are His personal story Why teens of divorce sometimes feel they don’t have a voice Why teens don’t like to be in the middle of their parents How to help teens learn better communication with us What if your teen doesn’t get along with your partner or your partner's kids? Things parents do that make things worse for their teen Questions from listeners  and much more! Connect with Brad Website LinkedIn   Connect with me Join the Private Facebook Group Connect with me on Facebook   Send questions or feedback to melissa@blendedfamilypodcast.com Send me a voicemail at Speakpipe Visit the website at www.blendedfamilypodcast.com Sign up for my monthly newsletter Listen and Rate/Review on Itunes   Schedule an interview, coaching session, or financial review here Take my money quiz here to see how financially literate you are!   Affiliates Nacho Kids Program  To receive a special discount, use promo code BFP   Living the Good Life Naturally To receive discount, use promo code BLENDED                  
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