Counselor Corner: Middle School


The developmental shift that occurs throughout the middle school years guides a child into greater independence and autonomy, and, as a result, parents can feel left behind, void of information about their child’s day, and even left curious about the well-being of their child. A school counselor in the USA provides strategies for keeping the communication alive and the love abundant.

For further reading, the article references Lisa Damour whose most recent publication provides a new and refreshing perspective on adolescent stress.