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PLUGGED IN

Hosted by Mr. Patrick Reidy, Plugged In is a monthly podcast offering personal and professional insights from guests with hands-on involvement in the life of adolescents and expertise in education and related fields. Our goal is to partner with parents and adults involved in the formation of young men and women by inviting them to tune into ongoing and engaging conversations that offer insight into the lives, habits, culture, gifts, and challenges of the current generation of adolescents. We hope these insights will enable all of us to raise young men and women of deep faith, sound intellect, and exceptional character.

EPISODES

What 10 Years of Counseling Teens Has Taught Me

In this first episode of Plugged In, Dr. Courtney Harkins, LMFT, shares wisdom about youth, modern culture, and the challenges that face adolescents today. She offers parents practical tips on how to navigate the often-tumultuous teen years and how to leverage their sons' and daughters' gifts for a hopeful future.

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • raising teens

MEET THE HOST

Patrick Reidy is the Vice President of Mission and Faith at JSerra High School in San Juan Capistrano, CA. He is responsible for overseeing the faith formation of students, faculty, and staff and for ensuring mission effectiveness. Pat is a frequent speaker and lecturer on topics related to faith, culture, youth, and the dignity of the human person, and has spoken publicly throughout the U.S., in Mexico and in Latin America. He has had multiple radio appearances on both English and Spanish radio. His recorded presentations are available at Lighthouse Catholic Media.