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EXPERT ADVICE:

Let’s Talk About Teens: Live Discussion and Q&A

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Parenting teens can be hard. Parenting teens in a pandemic is unimaginable. Here’s some expert help that will benefit you and your teen.

Calling all parents of tweens and teens! Speak with expert and coach Christine Carter PhD, author of “The New Adolescence” and “Raising Happiness” on why sheltering in place and this pandemic is especially hard on them, tips for coping as a parent during these really difficult and uncertain times and how to connect and communicate meaningfully.

Part of The Mother Company’s expert series on Parenting in a Pandemic.

Christine Carter, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, and coach. ​Her books include ​The New Adolescence​: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction​ ​(2020), ​The Sweet Spot: How to Achieve More by Doing Less ​(2017) and ​Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents​ (2011). A summa cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and the recipient of multiple honors and awards, Dr. Carter earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in sociology at UC Berkeley. (Go Bears!)

For many years, Dr. Christine Carter was the executive director of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center (GGSC), where she remains a sociologist and Senior Fellow. She writes a monthly advice column for ​Greater Good​ magazine that is syndicated on PsychologyToday.com and many other websites.

Carter draws on scientific research in her writing, speaking, and coaching to help people lead their most joyful, meaningful, and productive lives. Combining scientific research and practical application, she offers her clients, readers, and audiences not only a way to ​cope​ with modern pressures, but tactics to truly ​thrive.​

Dr. Carter has appeared on dozens of television and radio shows, including the “Oprah Winfrey Show,” the “Dr. Oz Show”, the “TODAY” show, the “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” PBS, NPR and BBC Radio. She has been ​quoted or featured​ in every major newspaper in the US, including ​The New York Times,​ ​USA Today,​ the C​ hicago Tribune​, the ​San Francisco Chronicle​, The Washington Post,​ the ​Boston Globe​, ​The Wall Street Journal. ​In addition, she is often quoted in lifestyle magazines such as ​Real Simple​ and in dozens of other online news sources.

She lives with her husband, four teenagers, and dog, Buster, in Marin County, California.

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