Helping Young Adults Get Unstuck: A workshop for parents

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What do you do when your adult child seems stuck in making a successful transition to adulthood?

Many parents feel helpless as they watch their child struggle; nothing they do seems to work.

At CEBTOhio, we have been helping families in this situation, and we’d like to share an overview of interventions that we think can foster change.

Based in Dialectical Behavior Therapy theory and practice, this workshop is designed to help understand the roadblocks to adult tasks, share ways to communicate more effectively, and teach parents how to recognize and address needed changes at home.

Please join us for a one-day introductory workshop designed to set the stage for long-term change in young adults. This workshop will address:

  1. The science behind mis-matched temperaments with young adults and their families.
  2. Keeping temperament differences in mind, ways to change how families communicate.
  3. How to identify, address, and spot obstacles to changing behaviors.
  4. Identify what needs to be in place at home to make sure behavioral changes will last

This workshop will provide concrete interventions to take home and practice! Please register early, as seats are limited.


Contact Amy Kalasunas
(216) 544-1321


Who: Parents of grown children who are struggling to find direction or gain independence

When: Saturday Feb. 15, 2020; 10 am – 3 pm. Light lunch available during a 30-minute break from 12-12:30 pm

Where: Hannah Perkins Center
19910 Malvern Road, Shaker Heights Ohio 44120
Second Floor, Long Distance Learning Room

Presenter: Amy Kalasunas, LPCC-S, NCC Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinician

Cost: $150 for current CEBTOhio clients
$200 for community members


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