Dr Weston Talks with Professor Ellen Townsend: Self-Harm and the Importance of Listening

In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Professor Ellen Townsend about young people and self-harm. They discuss the importance of listening to young people and recognising that self-harm is an expression of distress and should always be taken seriously. Professor Townsend also shares some thoughts about the effects of the global pandemic lockdown on the development and mental health of children and young people.

Positive Phrases to Use when Parenting an Anxious Teen

How we talk to our teens is important in shaping their responses to everyday challenges and tricky situations. Try using these phrases to encourage your teen to work through experiences they find tough and to think positively.

Dr Weston Talks with Professor Michael Gradisar: Teen Sleep

In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Professor Michael Gradisar about sleep difficulties during adolescence. They discuss why so many teenagers have problems with their sleep, along with the most effective strategies to promote better sleep habits.