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what works with teens

What Works with Teens provides real tools for creating positive relationships with teens, to bolster effective therapeutic treatment. This book is ideal for clinicians, educators, coaches and other youth counselors, regardless of theoretical orientation.

31709 What Works with Teens


A professional’s guide to engaging authentically with Adolescents to achieve lasting change

Britt H. Rathbone, MSSW, LCSW-C and Julie B. Baron, MSW, LCSW-C

Many books offer evidence-based approaches to treating teens, but very little information on establishing and maintaining a productive working relationship. What Works with Teens is the first trans-therapeutic book to provide real tools for creating a positive relationship with teen, to bolster effective treatment. It provides core skills that underlie all effective work with teens.  It is ideal for anyone who works with teens, this book is ideal for clinicians, educators, coaches and other youth counselors.

This book teaches the professional how to engage authentically with teens, create an atmosphere of mutual respect, and use humor to establish a deeper connection.  Whether your background is in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), psychotherapy, or any other treatment background, this books is a vital addition to your professional library.

Paperback; 240 pages.