Signs Your Teen May Be Persistently Lying

Most people will likely lie at some point during their teen years. It is a stage of life where we form our personalities and move away from our close familial relationships to forge new connections with a larger social group. However, when a teen lies persistently, it can uproot and complicate an entire household’s ecosystem.…

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Common Learning Disabilities in Teens

The Learning Disability Association of Ontario reported that 4.9% of school-age children have learning disabilities. However, many children go undiagnosed because few people are aware of the common learning disorders in children and teens. If you believe you have a teen who may be struggling with a learning disorder, contact Venture Academy by calling 855.281.5813

a teen struggles with video game addiction

Recognizing Signs of Video Game Addiction

No one knows precisely what addictive quality there is in gaming. However, some theories suggest that completing a game releases dopamine that improves mood and provides an energy rush. It is the same neurotransmitter that occurs in other addictive behaviours. If your teen has an obsessive preoccupation with gaming, you may have reason to be…

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3 Benefits of Group Therapy for Teens

If you are the parent or guardian of a teen with behavioural issues, group therapy is a psychotherapy option that you should consider. Most parents look for individual therapy solutions when faced with a teen’s behavioural challenges, but group therapy has benefits that are not available in individual counselling sessions. In group therapy, a healthcare…