ANTS, Automatic Negative Thoughts Series:

Part 1 – ANTS: Automatic Negative Thoughts
Part 2: Polarized Thinking
Part 3: Filtering
Part 4 Catastropizing
Part 5: Overgeneralization
Part 6: "Mind Reading"
Part 7: Magnifying
Part 8: "Shoulds"

Peer Pressure:

What Would You Do? (A True Peer Pressure Story)

Peer Pressure and Sexting

Peer Pressure and Sexting

The IM Generation

Cyberbullying

Counselor's Corner: Peer Pressure and Accountability

School Starts and the Pressure Begins—Peer Pressure That Is!

Peer Pressure Myths: A War Zone for Children and Teens

PEER PRESSURE: Part 1 – Societal Changes Sophisticate Children and Teens

PEER PRESSURE: Part 2 – Societal Changes Sophisticate Children and Teens

Peer Proofing Your Child, Part 1

Peer Proofing Your Child, Part 2

Peer Proofing Your Child, Part 3

Peer Proofing Your Child, Part 4

Peer Proofing Your Child, Part 5

Peer Proofing Your Child, Part 6

Children School Age: Peer Proofing Your Child

Peer Pressure and the Discipline Connection

Self-Esteem and Peer Pressure

Self-Esteem and Peer Pressure, Part 2

Praise and The Delinquent Youth

The "Gift" of Praise

The Unintentional ‘Put-Down’ Praise

Counselor's Corner: Nourishing Your Child Emotionally

Peer Pressure and the ‘Discipline’ Connection

Helping Your Children With Peer Pressure Choices

OOPS! Adult Peer Pressure?

Adults Have Peer Pressure Too! (Part 2)

Relationships- Parent and Child – Family – Couples

Helping Your Child Through Loss and Grief

March Cleanup

A Performance Machine Lesson for Parenting Teens

Sibling Rivalry: Peace Begins With Me

New Year… New You? Stop Perfectionism, Relax More, and Spend Quality Time with Those You Love

The Five Languages of Apology

After Thanksgiving Shopping Not Needed!

Preventing Juvenile Delinquency

Can We Get More Impersonal? Helping Children Learn Interpersonal Skills in a Texting World

Better Parent Child Communication – Use the Love Map

Teaching Children Gratitude by Sharon Scott, LPC LMFT

What You Want When You Want It – Teaching Children to Share

Holidays Time to Slow Down and Make Memories

The Brain Drain: Think about how you can protect your family’s brains!

Responding to Your Kids "Yucky" Days

Don’t Forget the Couple!

Talk Your Way to Family Closeness

The Three Little Cockers and How They Grew

Smile Notes: Rank Does Have Its Privileges!

Counselor's Corner: How Technology Can Harm Your Child

The Number One and the New Year

Parent Child Communication – The Importance of a Pause

The Warmth of a Home

Counselor's Corner: The “In A Minute” Parent

Parenting and Discipline: The 1-Sentence Discipline

“Good Stock—And I’m Not Talking About Soup”

Sharon Scott

Sharon Scott

Sharon is the author of eight award-winning books including four on the topic of peer to peer pressure.

The guide for parents/educators on how to peer-proof children and teens is Peer Pressure Reversal: An Adult Guide to Developing a Responsible Child, 2nd Ed.

Her popular book for teens, How to Say No and Keep Your Friends, 2nd Ed., empowers kids to stand out,not just fit in!

A follow-up book for teens, When to Say Yes! And Make More Friends, shows adolescents how to select and meet quality friends and, in general, feel good for doing and being good.

Sharon also has a charming series of five books for elementary-age children each teaching an important living skill and "co-authored" with her savvy cocker spaniel Nicholas who makes the learning fun.Their book on managing elementary-age peer pressure is titled Too Smart for Trouble.
Sharon Scott

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