What is the Hallmark of Developmental Trauma?
Immediately when professionals in the behavioral health space sit down with a teenager, specifically in a therapy office, they could be relating to themselves in a billion different ways. They […]
Family First Adolescent Services Leading the Way in EMDR Therapy
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a type of therapy designed to treat mental health issues associated with traumatic memories, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex trauma. […]
Family First – 2022 Adolescent Clinical Excellence Conference
Family First hosted its second annual Adolescent Clinical Excellence (ACE) conference in Nashville, Tennessee in May. Unlike last year’s event, this year’s ACE event was held live and in person, […]
Healing from Complex Trauma Begins with Compassion
Accepting that there is something not working properly in the way you and your teen relate to one another is the first of many steps toward healing
Exploring Both Sides of Anger
There is so much to learn from this dynamic emotion, and Family First is just the beginning.
Healing With Your Teen Through Self Exploration
We know there is nothing you wouldn’t do for your child. Parents sacrifice their time, their money, their health and even their sanity to help their child in a crisis.
Living in a virtual world: Teenage Problematic Gaming
From Frogger to Fortnite, we’ve leveled up significantly since video games first started capturing the attention of young people
Building a Bridge to Your Child Through Validation
If the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, the shortest difference between a parent and child is validation.