If given the choice would you go back to being a teenager? Would you ever wish to be a teenager in the middle of a pandemic? Probably not; life is tough enough in our teens.

After a few weeks of social distancing and self-isolating, it's fair to say that we’re all getting a little twitchy at the moment. It’s particularly challenging for adolescents, many of whom are feeling frustrated at having a relatively new sense of freedom in their lives, restricted, albeit for a very good reason.

Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist at St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services, Dr. Colman Noctor, shares practical advice for how we can help support teenagers struggling with social distancing.