Child Therapy and Teen Counseling
Worried about your child or teen?
“Will they be able to get into college?”
Therapy and Counseling can help:
The process of therapy helps give experiences and feelings language so that it can be expressed verbally rather than behaviorally. That means- instead of a child throwing a tantrum, they will more likely express with words what they are thinking and feeling.
Therapy reduces behavioral outbursts, helps eliminate risky behaviors, and helps children express who they actually are in safe and healthy ways.
Therapy helps people make better choices- with friends, with school, with anything that crosses their path.
What Child or Teen Therapists can I trust?
At PAX, we specialize in helping kids who are struggling at school, with family, and in the community who ALSO have experienced an upsetting or traumatic event at some point in their life. We have therapists who specialize in these high risk areas for varying age groups. Alma Pacheco specializes in working with small children as well as teens with special experience on attachment. art. and play. Kristin Martinez specializes in working with teens who have a history of sexual abuse and high risk behaviors (even with histories of hospitalizations). Monica Jessey is our go to for all things LGBTQ related. Humberto works with depression and anxiety in teens. He also works with children and teens affected by immigration.