During adolescence kids grow from being children, accountable to their parents, to being young adults, responsible for and accountable to themselves. Development on this journey can come to a screeching halt and family stress begins when parents and teens become locked in a “control battle.”
Neil D. Brown, LCSW, is a family therapist, author and podcast host. Brown has worked with families, couples, and individuals for more than thirty years. Deeply steeped in the theory and practice of family therapy, Brown uses a simple yet profound method of empowering parents and their adolescent youth to put an end to destructive control battles for good.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx