People seek therapy for many different reasons, including:
Feel free to contact me for a brief consultation to see if therapy is right for you.
WORKING WITH ADOLESCENTS:
It is important for teens to explore their growing independence, yet they are often still dependent on their families. These conflicting needs can make adolescence difficult time for everyone in the family.
Like adults, teens seek therapy for many different reasons including:
I believe that an individual’s particular problems and challenges are often rooted in their experience of their family and their family’s experience of them. Therefore, if appropriate (and with the permission of the teen), I will recommend that the family be involved in treatment.
Sometimes teens have had negative experiences in therapy in the past and, as a result, they are understandably hesitant about starting therapy again. I have often worked with young people in this situation and my goal is to provide a more positive experience for everyone in the family.