Successful counseling depends on a comfortable trusting relationship. I will not ask my clients to invest in expensive initial intake appointments only to discover that they do not feel confident in the counseling environment. Adolescents frequently feel misunderstood by adults and are not open to counseling. With my background as a school counselor and parent I am confident in creating a productive counselor relationship resulting in positive change.
Susan Sutton is a national presenter on cyberbullying in schools. She gives presentations to educators, parents and students. She has spoken all over the country at national conferences and individual schools. Check out her website at www.rucybersmart.com. Contact her for more information and to have her come to speak for you.
The key to family harmony is communication, respect and
understanding. Each member of the family has a responsibility and an understanding of
that responsibility is important. Together with help from counseling each person can
learn their role and grow to appreciate each other.
Adolescence is a period of life with tremendous change.
Teens are inspired to take on more responsibility but with it they want choice.
Parents want them to try hard in
school and do their chores at home and teens want to choose how they do things,
who they hang around with, and when they have to do anything. Peer influence,
drugs, sex, computers, broken trust and life in general can cause substantial
stress and discord in the home. Counseling can help increase communication and
balance the change of the age.
School Success Sessions
Success in school is not just based on academic ability.
Organization, study skills, time management, problem solving, how to talk to
authority figures and other abilities all come into play. At the school Susan
Sutton works at in Apex she has implemented a “How to Be Successful in Middle
School and Beyond Class” she calls “The Lost Curriculum”. The class was
featured in the Apex Herald years ago and is in it’s sixth year. Susan will
meet with your child to help them develop these skills and even meet with your
child’s school counselor and teachers to help them reach the potential they