Using EMDR to Help Teens with School Refusal Behavior after the Pandemic

There have been many challenges facing adolescent clients during the pandemic. This has been a time of upheaval, isolation, loneliness, and languishing. Teens rapidly went from in-person school to online school, missing many significant landmark moments in their lives like proms, graduations, sports, and club activities. This social isolation has affected many students academically and socially, leading to a decline in self-esteem and self-confidence with increased teen anxiety and depression diagnoses.

Learn more in this article from the Summer 2022 issue EMDR Therapy and Challenging Teenagers of Go With That Magazine™️ by Carolyn Settle, MSW, LCSW.


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