Psychologist Dr. Kenneth Wilgus offers parents a strategy of "planned emancipation" whereby they can help prepare their teens for adulthood by carefully and progressively withdrawing their control over key areas of their teen's life. (Part 1 of 2)
Dr. Ken Wilgus is a licensed psychologist who specializes in the treatment of adolescents and their families, couples therapy, and individual therapy with adults. He is also a sought-after speaker and regularly teaches on a wide range of topics relating to parenting, marriage, family and faith. Dr. Wilgus is the author of Feeding The Mouth That Bites You: A Complete Guide to Parenting Adolescents and Launching Them Into the World. He and his wife, Sally, have three grown children and eight grandchildren. Learn more about Dr. Wilgus at his website, drwilgus.com. Also, check out feedingthemouth.com.