Moms of Tweens and Teens

How To Create a Secure Attachment With Your Adolescent

January 31, 2023 Episode 70
Moms of Tweens and Teens
How To Create a Secure Attachment With Your Adolescent
Show Notes

On the show today, my special guest is Dr. Sarah Bren.

Dr. Bren is a licensed clinical psychologist and the host of the Securely Attached podcast. And she is dedicated to helping families to build relationships that are rooted in trust, respect, and cooperation and creating a strong foundation for the kind of healthy childhood that leads to emotional well-being and meaningful relationships throughout life.

In this episode - Creating a Secure Attachment With Your Adolescent, we discuss what it means to be securely attached to our children and tips for connecting with your tween or teen when you feel triggered, and more great stuff.

So let’s dive in!

What you will learn:

  • What is the difference between attachment parenting and being securely attached to your parent/child?
  • Tips for connecting with your teen when you feel triggered. 
  • What does it mean to co-regulate? 
  • Recognizing when you and your teen are in a power struggle and how to pick your battles.
  • How to help your teen regulate themselves and when to have discussions with them. 
  • Understanding when teens are more apt to listen and when their brains cannot process logic. 


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