The BRAVO Effect

Lisa Bravo

Raising teens with extreme behaviors can unravel even the most loving, stable, and consistent parents.

Is this normal? Should I be worried? What should I do? How do I help?

If life with your teen feels like an endless series of battles and crises, don’t give up. The BRAVO Effect: Strategies for Parenting Extreme Teens can transform your relationship, shifting you out of negative, chaotic patterns into balance and connection.

With simple, proven methods developed over two decades, Dr. Lisa Bravo shows you how to change the narrative of any crisis, turning daily obstacles into opportunities.

Help your teen develop healthy coping strategies, resiliency, and a more trusting, bonded relationship with you as you learn not just to survive, but to thrive together.

If you’re ready to change your dynamic with your extreme teen and return to a life of peace and stability, pick up The BRAVO Effect and take your first step today.

Press & Praise

Amy Breitenbucher, EdM, MS, MA, NCC

"Dr. Bravo explains the science behind the young adult brain and provides a framework to navigate the accompanying behavior. Her ability to support the restoration of relationships is some of the most profound work in the field."

Parent, San Diego, CA

"The BRAVO Effect has been my beacon of light throughout my darkest parenting moments."

Parent, Mesa, AZ

"My child describes the day I began The BRAVO Effect as the day her life changed forever for the better."

Lisa Bravo aka “teen whisperer” is a highly acclaimed psychotherapist, speaker, author, and teacher. She holds a doctoral degree in behavioral health from Arizona State University and maintains a thriving practice in Scottsdale, Arizona, as an expert in family dynamics and adolescent behavior.

When she’s not providing counseling to families, Dr. Bravo spends her time training the next generation of counselors, most recently through the graduate counseling program at Arizona State University. She is a regular consultant to various media and news outlets, academic institutions, and behavioral health organizations across the country.

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