Therapy for Teens
Our therapists are great with teens!
Your teen may experience:
Irritability and Isolation from family
Worrying about what other people will think about them
Refusing to follow house rules
Refusing to complete homework
Feeling that life isn’t worth it
Staying out late after school or when with friends
Bad choices in friendships and relationships
Teen Depression or Teen Anxiety
How therapy can help:
Motivate your teen to complete assignments and homework for school.
Improve your teen’s grades.
Work with your teen to manage their feelings and reduce angry outbursts.
Work with your teen to pick better friends.
Help your teen to identify relationships and friendships that hurt them.
Work with your teen to use alternative coping skills (instead of eating, not eating, self harm, etc).
Help your house be calm, NO MORE STEPPING ON EGGSHELLS
Improve communication skills with your teen: less arguments!
Help your teen respect rules and expectations.
You’ve Tried Everything and are Looking for Help
You are worried about your teen. Are they depressed? Are they anxious? Does it matter? You’ve tried rules, consequences, and you’ve tried rewards. You’ve practically bribed them just to do your homework, and prayed that they don’t blow up in your face. You’re tired and walking on eggshells is getting old, and their future is coming closer.
What we want from therapy for you and your teen:
We want teens who are have difficulty with their feelings who are irritable, isolating, and difficult to learn better coping and communication skills so that they can be engaged with family, friends, and live the life they want to live!
BUT WHAT DOES THAT MEAN????
It means less arguments, less irritability, more communication, less self-harming, and better boundaries.
How our therapists help teens…
We offer a free consult to see if we may be a good fit for you and your teen which is followed by what we refer to as an Intake. At intake, a licensed therapist will complete a thorough history, gather information on symptoms, current functioning, etc. They will then develop professional recommendations and a treatment plan for your teen and family.