An expert on girls and anxiety, Lisa Damour, Ph.D., is a psychologist, best-selling author, monthly New York Times columnist, and CBS News contributor. Her books Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls and Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood are nationally recognized as guideposts to young female wellness and self-fulfillment. Posting recently on how to handle a meltdown, she compiled a series of steps for parents to follow as they guide their daughters through frustration and stress to self-awareness and options of resolution.

This is a must read for parents of adolescent girls.

How to Manage a Meltdown