Your Teen Magazine for Parents Announces Addition of Psychologist Dr. Lisa Damour as Regular Contributor on Teen Behavior and Development Issues

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Psychologist, author, director, speaker, consultant and teacher Dr. Lisa Damour has joined forces with Your Teen Magazine to provide regular and ongoing advice and information on important teen issues today – bullying, dating, moodiness, self-esteem and more – beginning with a new video series from Tuesday through Friday this week on The Messy Room.

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Her knowledge ... and passion to help children navigate their often-precarious teenage years will serve ... our audience very well.

Your Teen Magazine for Parents is delighted to announce our new partnership with Dr. Lisa Damour. Dr. Damour is the director of the Center for Research on Girls at Laurel School, a psychologist in private practice, and a regular contributor the New York Times Motherlode blog.

Starting this month, Dr. Damour will be answering your questions in videos — “A Minute with Dr. Lisa Damour” — right here on Your Teen. First up: What to do when about your teenager's messy room? Well, take a deep breath, and then ... watch the video to find out.

The topic this week is “The Messy Room,” and each day Dr. Damour will take a slightly different angle on the subject to provide multifaceted coverage on one of the big problems parents often have with their headstrong teenage children.

Dr. Damour is an expert among experts. A published author, consultant, speaker and clinical instructor at Case Western Reserve University, she is also a Ph.D. practicing psychologist and Director of the Center for Research on Girls at Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

Her new book on the parenting of teenage girls is soon to be published by Random House. Dr. Damour is especially committed to grounding the day-in, day-out practice of raising and educating girls with the latest research on girls’ growth and development. Her work with Your Teen Magazine will cover a gamut of subjects that are important to today’s parents as well as their teen children.

“We are very excited about the expanding relationship between Your Teen Magazine and Dr. Damour,” Your Teen Editor-in-Chief Susan Borison announces. “Dr. Damour has already played a significant role in the growth of Your Teen, answering Ask the Expert questions from our parents, producing valuable articles of advice, and participating on a panel discussion addressing The Bully Culture. Her knowledge, professional experience, and passion to help children navigate their often-precarious teenage years will serve Your Teen Magazine and our audience very well. We are thrilled to be working with nationally recognized Dr. Damour on an ongoing basis.”

Previous work Dr. Damour has done with Your Teen magazine includes:

“Expert Advice for Parents of Teenagers”

“Highlights from the Bully Culture – a Panel Discussion”

About Your Teen Magazine:

Your Teen addresses the challenges inherent in raising teens and helps parents of teens to continue the journey toward the goal of successful parent. In the magazine format, parents can post questions, offer personal tactics and hear the different perspectives of professionals, other parents and teenagers on relevant topics. Your Teen hopes to ease the worry.

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