Teens face unique challenges today that many of us can’t even begin to understand. Social media, phones, video games, and culture have shifted what life looks like for teens, and the normal challenges that we’ve all faced in our teen years have become multiplied.
I love working with teens using the counseling techniques that work best for them. Some teens feel completely comfortable coming into session and talking, and others find this a challenge. I try my hardest to make my counseling room a comfortable and safe space for each teen to explore whatever may be going on in their life. At times we involve parents and the family system in order to have the most change and benefit. Other times, it is best that I work with only the teen. Each person is different, and I am sure to adapt my counseling and use techniques so it can be the most helpful for your teen.