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How to Get Kids to Open Up // by Ezza Mustaffa
Episode 221st September 2021 • Know Them, Be Them, Raise Them • Carmelita Tiu
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Getting your tween or teen to talk to you can be notoriously difficult. We’re all used to one-word answers and hearing “fine” when we ask how they’re doing. 

In this episode, host Carmelita Tiu reads "How to Get Kids to Open Up," by Ezza Mustaffa, a licensed professional counselor who works with individuals of all ages. She tells us about:

  • The importance of a safe emotional environment
  • The reptilian brain!
  • 5 tips on how to create a safe space

Ezza Mustaffa received her Masters of Education in Community Counseling from Loyola University Chicago. She works with individuals of all ages and couples, presenting with a wide range of concerns. Ezza approaches therapy from a relational, integrative, and multicultural framework with skills grounded in mindfulness-based and evidenced-based approaches.

You can connect with Ezza Mustaffa on LinkedIn.

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