Teen therapy is important because many teenagers feel like they have no one to talk to … but parents like to feel that their children can tell them anything.
A lot of things can impact teenagers at such a young age and more often than not they don’t know to deal with different situations like harassment, depression, anxiety, drugs.
It’s hard to talk to parents about it.
Parents have skin in the game when it comes to how their teens think, act, and feel about a situation. This can leave adolescents dealing with difficult things on their own. Adolescent counselors can be a helpful support person in your teen’s life.
Therapy for teenagers is a way for adolescents to express their emotions, a way they can deal with their drama, and work through problems in a healthy way. A lot of memories happen in the prime years of a teenagers life. Most people look back and think of their years in high school as a formative time – good or bad. Therapists for teenagers know this and want to help you have the best adolescent experience you can.
For teenagers, teen counseling offers a safe space to grapple with the choices being a teen brings. It’s so helpful to know that there is a person they can just be completely open with, without judgment, which at that age not many people have.
Teen therapy is great because teens can get a second opinion that isn’t biased. Teen counseling often gives them advice that leans on their side while helping to steer adolescents toward decisions that are healthy and will benefit decision-making skills the rest of their lives. Adolescent therapy helps teens express opinions but also defuse situations that could be painful and difficult. Something beneficial to teens because it is a way they can feel heard.
At Studio B, our adolescent treatment team gets teens. They understand the important biological changes happening and how to help teens navigate difficult times without alienating them as many adults do.
Instead, working with our teen therapists gives teens another person they can rely on. One who sees the magic in their developmental stage and really understands the intensities teens often feel. One who can help them be the best version of themselves through these formative years.
Here’s some of the ways and areas our teen therapists help:
Problems with parents
Trauma and Stress Disorders
Shyness & Nervousness
Boyfriend / Girlfriend Problems
Bipolar disorder/mood disorders
Learning to Talk with Adults
Non-medical chronic disease management
After High School Decisions
Testing & Performance Fears
Balancing Friends, Family, Sports, & School
Commonly used therapy modalities include, but not limited to:
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Solution Focused Therapies
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