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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jonathan Hetterly, LPC

Jonathan Hetterly is a licensed professional counselor. He specializes in helping teen and young adult men navigate the challenges they face in life. Jonathan is also a writer and his articles are regularly featured on PsychBytes.com and ShrinkTank.com.

He has contributed material to several books that explore the intersection of pop culture and psychology, including The Walking Dead Psychology, Star Wars Psychology, and Game of Thrones Psychology.

ARTICLES BY JONATHAN HETTERLY

Here is a list of conversation killers to avoid when talking to your teen about marijuana. Think of this as your what NOT to say list!video

What NOT to Say When Talking to Your Teen About Marijuana

What NOT to Say When Talking to Your Teen About Marijuana Here is a list of conversation killers to avoid when talking to your teen about marijuana. 1. Avoid making it one, all-or-nothing conversation. Be open...
Codependency is one of the most common consequences that befall relationships where someone is struggling with addiction. Codependent characteristics are...

Help, I’m Addicted to My Addict

How Substance Abuse and Addiction Can Sabotage Healthy, Stable Relationships The following is the first in a three-part series exploring how substance abuse and addiction can sabotage healthy, stable relationships. First up, Codependency.   What Exactly is Codependency? Codependency...
The conversation around marijuana and teenagers comes down to strong communication skills and sticking to the facts. When discussing marijuana with teens...video

What to Say When Discussing Marijuana with Teens

What to Say When Discussing Marijuana with Teens More than one in five parents of teens believe that what they say has little influence on whether their child will use drugs or alcohol. Teens report their...
One question I get asked a lot is "how can I help my teen grow up"? If parents want to help launch their teens into adulthood, start by not doing the following three things: STOP doing things they can do for themselves, STOP sweating the small stuff, and STOP preventing them from failing.video

How Can I Help My Teen Grow Up? | Psych in 60

How Can I Help My Teen Grow Up? If parents want to help launch their teens into adulthood, start by not doing the following three things: 1. STOP Doing Things They Can Do for Themselves Parents, if...
Does my failure to launch kid need therapy? Now, often, failure to launch is mistaken for "hasn't yet launched." Give your kid a chance to demonstrate...video

Does My Failure to Launch Kid Need Therapy?

Does My Failure to Launch Kid Need Therapy? Parents and young-adult children can bring about positive change without therapy or outside help if: 1. The young adult wants to change 2. The young adult is open to...
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