The 5 Foundations of Successful Teens
Are you concerned that your child’s grades aren’t reflecting their potential? Are you worried that they have fallen into self-destructive patterns that could influence the rest of their lives? Research has repeatedly shown that an alarming percentage of students achieve below their academic ability. But with patience, you can help your unmotivated teen tackle challenges and succeed! Dr. Mark J. Luciano provides insights from his own family therapy practice and the latest research to help your teen discover newfound courage and independence. By helping your teen build the qualities of confidence, independence, initiative, identity, and trust, you can instill the desire to take risks and achieve goals, laying the foundations of success for the rest of their lives.
About Mark J. Luciano
Mark J Luciano, PhD., is a clinical psychologist and school psychologist. He is the author of The 5 Foundations of Successful Teens and co-author of If Only You Would Change. He has taught seminars throughout the West and has appeared as a guest on News 8 San Diego, Off the Shelf, and on many radio and television programs. Mark and his wife Shelley, also a therapist, maintain a clinical and consulting practice in San Diego, California where they have offered Educational Consultation, School Advocacy Services and Marriage / Family Counseling, helping hundreds of families to resolve issues and advocate for their kids' educational program and success. Mark and Shelley are parents of four children. They live in San Diego, CA.