How Parents Can Help Their Teenager Form a Positive Self-Identity
Though it can be hard for parents to let go and acknowledge their teen needs external help, a credible adventure therapy program can relatively quickly and positively change your son or daughter’s life for the better. Psychologist Erik Erikson advocated that teen identity development is fostered by experiences that allow individuals to express their individuality and receive feedback and validation from others. Adventure therapy programs provide experiences that promote healthier relationships and positive identity formation in teens. A credible adventure therapy program can also positively affect a teen’s self-perception, confidence, and leadership skills by providing unique experiences and challenging opportunities that develop competence and confidence from within. Wilderness Therapy Promotes Healthy Teen Relationships The activities of a wilderness therapy program include unique experiences such as rappelling, rock climbing, and mountain biking.
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