Forest Ridge School to Host Laura Kastner Wise-Minded Parenting

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Join clinical psychologist Dr. Laura Kastner Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart for a practical presentation for parents of Tweens and Teens.

"...valuable teen parenting tools," said Betsy Briardy, Middle School Dean of Students.

Raising a happy and successful teenager is a challenge for any parent, even the most patient and wisest among us. Parenting adolescents requires all sorts of skills that most of us don’t naturally possess.

Join clinical psychologist Dr. Laura Kastner Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 7 to 9:00 p.m. in the Lee Theatre at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, 4800 139th Ave. S.E, Bellevue, WA.

In this down-to-earth, practical presentation, you’ll learn how to tap your “wise mind” to calmly navigate even the stormiest of parenting moments. You'll delve into how to preserve your loving relationship while encouraging progress towards the 7 essentials of happy, healthy teens.

With humor, wisdom and a deep understanding of the teenaged brain, Dr. Kastner, author of Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens and Teens will provide clear and useful tools for parents, giving them effective new ways to manage their own emotions in the heat of the moment with their teen while maintaining — and even gaining — closeness.

“Forest Ridge is pleased to host Dr. Kastner and welcome the community to the Lee Theatre for this very insightful presentation that will provide valuable teen parenting tools,” said Betsy Briardy, Middle School Dean of Students.

DR. LAURA KASTNER is a clinical psychologist who has conducted research, maintained a clinical practice and presented numerous workshops for parents. She is a clinical professor in both the psychology department and the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington.

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