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"The Impact of Social Media on Teens" to be Presented at WAMS

Lauren Muriello, MA LPC Well Being Therapy Center 973.794.6888

The William Annin Middle School PTO invites parents and guardians to an informative presentation on:


"The Impact of Social Media on Teens"

(Tips for Keeping Your Teen Happy & Safe)

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Wednesday, April 19th, 7 PM
WAMS Auditorium
70 Quincy Road, Basking Ridge


Topics Covered:

 What’s happening in the brain? Is this like a drug?

 To Monitor or Not to Monitor, That is the Question.

 Software and Webware that Help You Keep Your Teen Safe.

 Overview of Apps Commonly Used.

 Know the Lingo, and it’s Important to Your Teen.

 Your Role as Parent – Like it, Tweet it, Pin it.

 Creating a Healthy Balance for Your Teen.

This program is intended for parents and guardians only. Please do not bring children to this event.


Hear from guest speaker Lauren Muriello, MA LPC, the Founder of Well Being Therapy Center with locations in Montville and Short Hills, NJ. Lauren and her staff provide individual, family, and group therapy to children, adolescents, and couples. Lauren’s specialty has always been teen issues – including self-harm, social anxiety, and addressing how family dynamics impact adolescent development.

Previously, Lauren was Co‐Director of Omega Teen Camp, a division of the Omega Institute (the Nation’s largest holistic education center). In this role she worked with more than 200 staff and teens to ensure the program was successful in providing a safe and supportive environment for adolescents to successfully manage life challenges. Lauren received her Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University, and her Master’s Degree from Montclair State University.


For more information, please contact the WAMS PTO at


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