The number of kids diagnosed with mental and emotional disorders is astounding.
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With so many kids diagnosed with a disorder, you may wonder if your teen needs a psychologist. Today we provide solutions so you can determine if your teen needs a psychologist.
Who better to help us tackle this difficult topic than psychologist, John Rosemond.
John is a family psychologist who has worked with families since 1971. He has authored many parenting resources and made appearances on television shows such as 20/20, Good Morning America, The View, The Today Show and CNN.
He owns a helpful parenting resource known as: ParentGuru.com
During our interview, John gives us a lot to “chew on” with some controversial claims about psychology.
Unpacking a Shocking Revelation
Psychology can be confusing for parents. John helps us simplify this by discussing:
- How psychology and biblical principles align
- Why professionals call Christian psychology an oxymoron
- Psychological parenting worldview and how it may be misleading
- Why a parent does not “need” a psychologist
If You Don’t Need a Psychologist, Where do You Turn?
John successfully pulls the rug out from any parenting expectation about how to determine if your teen needs a psychologist.
Trace, Rich, and John unpack this concept by:
- Addressing how its possible a high school education can bring more guidance than a PhD
- How to determine where a parent should turn to help their troubled teen
How does Psychology Measure Up to a Biblical Worldview
Is there legitimate psychological healing with biblical principles? This reveals:
- A break down of the Freudian parenting method
- How religion and the culture’s “gods” play into the equation
- The role sin plays in psychology
Conversation Starter: Interesting interview with John Rosemond. Give us your thoughts and feedback about the need for a psychologist.
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