Dr. Sara Villanueva brings you insights and provocations on the exciting and often tumultuous developmental period of Adoles​cence while offering parents guidance and support along the way.

Parenting Teens


This site is intended for people interested in the developmental period of Adolescence. Whether you are a parent looking for answers, a teacher needing resources, or an organization searching for a professional speaker, this site has information that will help. Sara Villanueva is a Ph.D. Developmental Psychologist who teaches Adolescent Psychology, conducts research and has published many articles on Adolescence, has an upcoming book on Parenting Teenagers, and has teens of her own. To learn more, go to the About Sara page to read a brief bio; to the Blog page to follow interesting conversations on hot topics in Parenting Teens; and to the Speaking page to read about the various professional presentations she gives.