In this edition of Family Matters, I talk with Dr. Jenny Brown about how she helps parents think about children with mental health challenges. We’ll explore how parents’ work on themselves can help foster maturity and resilience in their children. Dr. Brown is the founder and director of The Family Systems Institute in Sydney, Australia.
The reciprocity between parents and their child’s mental health treatment systems, Family Systems: A Journal of Natural Systems Thinking in Psychiatry and the Sciences, 14:2, 2020 Jenny Brown. PhD Excerpts Any treatment may achieve some symptom relief for a child even if it does not address the underlying parental process. This can occur through anxiety…
Engaging with parents in adolescent mental health services, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, June 2020 doi: 10.1002/anzf.1409 Jenny Brown. PhD Excerpts As a family therapy supervisor in the child and adolescent mental health field over some decades, it is common for the author to hear clinicians express the challenges of developing a…