The Incredible Teenage Brain: Everything You Need to Know to Unlock Your Teen’s Potential (Paperback) Bettina Hohnen (author), Jane Gilmour (author), Tara Murphy (author), Douglas Broadley (illustrator), Sarah Jayne Blakemore (foreword)
This book is a must read for anyone parenting, teaching or supporting teens, who wants to empower them to reach their potential. Written by a team of clinical psychologists, it leads you through tried and tested strategies to build strong relationships and improve communication with young people as they develop, learn and grow.
In the book we learn that the ‘teenage brain’ is unique which gives us an incredible opportunity for change and development, but it is also a time when young people are particularly sensitive and potentially vulnerable . It guides you through ways to communicate effectively with teens without negatively affecting their self-esteem. There are plenty of tips about what to say, what not say and the best mindset to use with teens, day to day.
The authors draw from the latest research in neuroscience and psychology, years of clinical expertise and first-hand parenting experience. It’s relatable like your best friend’s advice, and informed by scientific evidence – easy to read, hard to put down.