Therapy for Every Teen

About Teen Therapy: Nurturing Growth Through Compassionate Support

We understand that adolescence can be a challenging and transformative period. At Therapy for Every Body, our mission is to provide compassionate and effective counseling services tailored specifically for teenagers, addressing a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges.

Adolescence is a time of significant social, emotional, and physical change. In the midst of these changes, teens’ developmental stage is all about identity formation and finding the balance between being a part of a family system and finding their own way in the world.

Why Choose Therapy for Every Body?

Our team of licensed therapists specializes in working with adolescents, and our goal is to empower teens on their journey toward positive mental health. We understand the power of authentic connection, and we are committed to teen-centered, down-to-earth therapy approaches.

Our therapists guide teens in developing essential life skills, coping mechanisms, and resilience. We help teens learn how to communicate effectively to advocate for their needs and desires. We believe in a positive, supportive relationship with parents, and we offer parent coaching to that end as well. We embrace a non-punishment approach that focuses on understanding the root causes of behaviors and collaboratively developing strategies for positive change.

Here’s a list of typical issues that teens might bring to therapy:

Academic Stress:

Struggling with schoolwork

Exam anxiety
Academic performance concerns

ADHD
Learning disabilities
Balancing school, extracurriculars, and personal life

Peer Relationships:

Bullying, cyberbullying, or harassment
Difficulty making or maintaining friendships
Social isolation
Dating and relationships

Family Issues:

Parental divorce or separation
Communication breakdown
Conflict with siblings

Difficulty managing anger

Identity and Self-Esteem:

Exploring sexual orientation

Exploring gender identity
Developing a sense of self
Body image concerns
Low self-esteem

Mental Health:

Anxiety
Depression

Eating disorders
Self-harm
Substance Abuse

Sleeping issues

Stress Management

Mood swings
Emotional outbursts
Internet addiction

Grief and Loss:

Death of a loved one
Loss of a pet

Coping with a friend moving away

Trauma:

Physical or sexual abuse
Witnessing a traumatic event
PTSD symptoms

Coping with Life Transitions:

Moving to a new school or city
Puberty and body changes

Transition to adulthood

Communication Skills:

Difficulty expressing emotions
Challenges in assertiveness

Misunderstandings with peers or family

It’s important to note that this list is not exhaustive, and individual experiences can vary widely. A trained mental health professional can provide tailored support based on the specific needs of each teen.

If your teen is reluctant to try therapy, check out our blog post about

How to Talk to Your Teen About Therapy

Our therapists love working with teens. They would even call teens their specialty. Check out Ricci, Andrea, and Lillian on their personal pages.

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Therapy for Every Body

Everybody can benefit from the insight and support that a therapist can provide. We are pro therapy and wish for every body to have the option for care. We pride ourselves on compassion, consistency, and professionalism.

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