• December 31

    How to Communicate with the Rest of the Family When Your Teen is Struggling

    By John Townsend, Ph.D. Unfortunately, when a teen is going through a difficult season, it never happens in a vacuum. The negative behavior, words and attitudes affect everyone in the home. Two things happen: parents don’t know how to communicate to the family about the situation, and also they don’t…

  • December 17

    How to Cultivate a Grateful Home

    The national conversation is so full of criticism and negativity that it can be difficult to find opportunities to express gratitude. It’s easy to forget what we have when we’re aggravated by outside forces. Busyness distracts us, and struggles let us down. Worry reminds us we’re not in control, and…

  • December 10

    Talking to your Daughter

    Do you feel like your relationship with your daughter is strained? Do you feel disconnected from what is going on in her life? You aren’t alone. Many parents tend to feel this way when their child becomes a teenager, but taking an interest in her life will help to foster…

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Dr. Townsend

Dr. John Townsend is a world-renowned leadership coach, psychologist, organizational consultant and best-selling author. He conducts leadership coaching programs and counselor training programs throughout the country, including Indianapolis. In addition, he conducts the Ultimate Leadership Workshop and the Counselor’s One Week Intensive.

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Dr. Townsend

Dr. John Townsend is a world-renowned leadership coach, psychologist, organizational consultant and best-selling author. He conducts leadership coaching programs and counselor training programs throughout the country, including Indianapolis. In addition, he conducts the Ultimate Leadership Workshop and the Counselor’s One Week Intensive.

Learn More

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External Resources

  • Independent Educational Consultants are hired by families to help guide the process of finding the best program to meet your child’s needs and to provide support throughout treatment. They are highly qualified and well educated about programs throughout the country.

  • NATSAP is the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs. Find programs using specific criteria and find a program that may fit your needs. This website has proven to be very helpful to researching parents. It groups accredited programs together in one spot for you to search for those that best fit what you are seeking.

  • Struggling Teens is a website that offers information about programs and is a resource for parents.