31. 5 Tips to Build Connection with Your Teen (w/ Elyse Dubo, Sheri Turrell, Sara Davidson, Gili Adler Nevo, Randi Young, Amy Gajaria, and Denise Oucharek)

Season #1

In this episode, I summarize the top 5 lessons I've learned from past guests about how to build connection with teens.     

Download all of the DECODE Insomnia parent resources including 5 Tips to Help Your Teen Sleep Better (Even If They're Not Ready Yet) and Tips to Navigate Bedtime & Electronics Struggles cheatsheet.   


For professionals and organizations: Please visit www.decodeinsomnia.com/professionals to learn how to integrate the DECODE Insomnia resources into your practice and to download the DECODE Insomnia START Kit.

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Full Episodes Mentioned in This Episode

Ep 3: How to Empower and Stay Connected to Your Teen with Dr. Elyse Dubo

Ep 9: Randi Young and How to Collaborate with Your Teen

Ep 12. Dr. Amy Gajaria and the Art of Waiting for Your Window with Teens

Ep 16: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Teens with Dr. Sheri Turell

Ep 23: Adapting To Meet Teens Where They Are With Performing Artist Denise Oucharek

Ep 24: Connecting & Collaborating with Teens w/ Elite Athlete and Youth Therapist Sara Davidson

Other Resources Mentioned

Books: Staying Connected to Your Teenager, by Michael Riera, PhD | You’re Ruining My Life by Jennifer Kolari, MSW, RSW

Podcasts: Your Teen with Sue and Steph | Parenting Teens with Dr. Cam

Instagram Accounts @parentingteensandtweens | @raisingteenstoday


About The DECODE Project Podcast

In the DECODE Project Podcast, sleep physician and youth psychiatrist Dr. Cara Ooi speaks to parents, youth, and other experts about what really moves the dial on change when change is difficult. Learn more: Website//Instagram//YouTube

Music by Micheal Lerner


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