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Susan Borison and Stephanie Silverman, best friends and co-founders of Your Teen Media, are bringing their magazine to life. From interviews with the experts and authors to discussions of trending topics and personal stories, Your Teen with Sue and Steph is an essential guide to raising teens today.

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Teen Dating from “Talking” to “Hooking Up”

Teen Dating from “Talking” to “Hooking Up”

What do we, the parents, know about teen dating in 2022? If we feel clueless, as many of us do, how can we guide our kids? Our friend (and expert!) Tori Cordiano, Ph.D. helps Sue and Steph make sense of it all.

More about Dr. Tori Cordiano:

Tori Cordiano, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Ohio. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Dr. Cordiano is also the Director of Research for Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls and a consulting psychologist for Laurel School in Shaker Heights.

Dr. Cordiano earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 2009. She completed her clinical internship at Applewood Centers, Inc. in Cleveland. Dr. Cordiano also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology in the Neurodevelopmental Center at Akron Children's Hospital, where she received extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with complex medical and psychological needs.

In addition to her clinical and consulting work, Dr. Cordiano has extensive teaching experience. She has served as an instructor at John Carroll University, Cleveland State University, and Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Cordiano is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Ohio Psychological Association, and the Cleveland Psychological Association. She has served as a board member of the Northeast Ohio Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (NOBIDA) and is a reviewer for the APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.

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