An Offaly psychotherapist has issued advice for dealing with out-of-control teens.
Parents' holding their authority is key to dealing with anti-social behaviour in their children.
Birr psychotherapist Stella O'Malley is making the comments as the Bridge Centre in Tullamore is dealing with rise in 'feral youngsters.'
Ms. O'Malley has outlined how to manage a teenager going through body confidence and anxiety in her new book, 'What Your Teen is Trying to Tell You and Fragile and Cotton Wool Kids.'
She says taking away devices, such as phones or tablets, is one of the best ways to discipline your child: