About this Episode:
In this episode, Megan talks to Kaila Hattis, LMFT about the importance of involving and empowering parents in the therapeutic care of their teenage children. Using a family systems lens, Kaila describes the benefits of parent involvement in the counseling process with teenagers and outlines strategies to help overcome some of the potential challenges that can arise in and outside of the therapy session. Kaila also describes tools to help facilitate communication skills building, boundary setting, and mutual goal development.
Kaila Hattis MA, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist working with adults, adolescents, families, and couples. She specializes in adolescent and family therapy in her private practice in Santa Cruz, CA.
The APA Citation for this Episode:
Speciale, M. (Producer). (2021, July 21). EP208: Empowering Families in the Care of Teenaged Clients [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-Xud