When kids help kids – The beauty in giving back through The Wave Young Adults’ Programs

4 Sep , 2020 - Blog, The Wave Clinic News, The Wave Trust

When kids help kids – The beauty in giving back through The Wave Young Adults’ Programs

At The Wave, our treatment programs for teenagers and young adults include time volunteering on community projects. These projects are organised through The Wave Trust, which champions a wide range of community initiatives, through service to others, and plays a significant role in life at The Wave. Our teenagers, young adults and families travel to […]

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Oppositional Teenagers: A Parents Guide to navigating difficult behaviour at home

30 Jul , 2020 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Boderline Personality Disorder, Oppositional Teenagers

Oppositional Teenagers: A Parents Guide to navigating difficult behaviour at home

“You can’t make me and I don’t want to”. Oppositional Defiant Disorder. A Parenting Nightmare Child and adolescent therapists are often consulted by parents who are at the end of a long and bumpy road with teenagers. Families describe behaviours that have become increasingly defiant or confrontational. Teenage mental health specialists will often use the […]

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

28 Jul , 2020 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Boderline Personality Disorder

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is one of many therapeutic approaches. In brief, DBT is a form of psychotherapy used for people who feel emotions very intensely, in particular those suffering from borderline personality disorders (BPD). Here we answer some of the frequently asked questions about this form of psychotherapy.  What is dialectical behaviour therapy? DBT […]

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What are the different types of attachment?

10 Jul , 2020 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Developmental Health

What are the different types of attachment?

In developmental psychology ‘attachment theory’ explores the emotional bond between one human and another (mostly between caregiver and infant). During the first six months’ of a baby’s life, the caregiver must exhibit adequate nurturing to their newborn to establish a close bond. If a healthy bond cannot be established during the baby’s early developmental phase […]

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Excluded from School – Teenagers who find themselves at the end of the educational line

27 May , 2020 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Developmental Health, Substance Abuse

Excluded from School – Teenagers who find themselves at the end of the educational line

ADHD, Substance Use Disorder, Bipolar, emotional instability; along with other enduring mental health conditions can leave parents with few options following school exclusion. Finding a supportive environment where young people can reach their potential is a concern for parents who discover that options with or without a diagnosis can be limited. Parents have a tough […]

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Walking on Eggshells at Home – Borderline Personality Disorder

23 May , 2020 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Boderline Personality Disorder

Walking on Eggshells at Home – Borderline Personality Disorder

What to do when your talking to your teenager feels like a minefield Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) presents challenges far beyond the usual parenting dilemmas. During the teenage years and early adulthood, many parents experience unchartered territories. For families who are also challenged by the complexities of a highly sensitive, or emotionally unstable teenager experiencing […]

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