3 Mistakes Parents Make Talking to Teens ~ Guest Sierra Frost
Be You Parenting with Mary Dravis-Parrish
While there is a lot of talk these days about mental health, many parents are confused about what to look for and how to talk to their teens about mental health. There are ways to talk to with your kids that will empower them and you. Learn what you need to know about mental health; what it is and why it matters, as well as what to say and what not to say to empower and educate your teen and you.
My guest, Sierra Frost, knows about mental/emotional health personally, professionally, and passionately.
Sierra Frost works with adolescent and adult individuals through coaching and workshops, as well as speaking events with organizations to understand topics such as trauma, mental health, and human development.
Sierra specializes in coaching people to recover from childhood adversity or long-term patterns caused by trauma. Her mission is to revolutionize mental health in America by empowering everyday communities with accessible support and recovery skills. She is thrilled to bring her expertise to empower you to confidently care for yourself and your loved ones.
Sierra has experience in the fields of education, juvenile justice, social services, behavioral health, yoga, massage therapy, and entrepreneurship. She has also studied and practices related modalities such as mindfulness and neurology, CBT, DBT, NLP, Mental Health First Aid, Trauma Informed Care, and various communication training. She has worked with mental health professionals, legal professionals, law enforcement, and educators to incorporate mental and emotional supports into their work. Sierra has taught support skills and practices to clients in behavioral health organizations, addiction recovery facilities, homeless shelters, jails, and recovery centers for girls impacted by sex-trafficking.
Sierra is originally from Homer, AK and has studied with: Yoga for 12-Step-Recovery, Yoga Prison Project, Mental Health First Aid USA, Passion Yoga School, Healing Arts Institute, Alaska Pacific University, Child Development Associate Council,
and leaders in the field of trauma and somatic experiences such as Bessel Van der Kolk, Peter Levine, Dan Siegel, Pat Ogden, and Ruth Buczynski through the NICABM.
When Sierra is not teaching, coaching, and speaking, you can find her writing, kickboxing, volunteering, and traveling the world. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.speakwithsierra.com/
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Families today are not just traditional families; they now include single parents, parents of the same gender, as well as grandparents raising grandchildren. Mary knows that regardless of the structure of a family, families can thrive, be happy and successful in today’s world. She also knows that the world will be a much better place when family life focuses on empowering parents and kids to be the unique caring beings they are meant to be. Mary provides simple strategies and techniques that allow each family to raise children that feel confident stepping into their unique gifts and talents to offer to the world. She utilizes her teaching experience along with her natural talents for getting to the root of what is causing distress, discord and dis-ease in family living.
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