Is your teen under a lot of stress? Do they not seem as happy as they once did? Are they suffering from an eating disorder?
Most of us remember our teenage years as a combination of great fun, burgeoning freedom and a tremendous amount of stress. During this time our hormone levels are skyrocketing, making us feel emotionally out of control. We also feel a greater need to perform well academically and fit into social circles. All of this stress can take its toll on a teen’s mental health and overall well-being.
Common Life Challenges Among Teens
Teens can often face some serious life challenges that impact their mental health and well-being.
- Self Esteem
- Peer Pressure
This is just a few options for why a teen may want to speak with a therapist. If you think your teen could benefit from therapy, please reach out to me.
What Are Some of the Best Types of Therapy for Teens?
Some general types of therapy for teens experiencing mental health issues include:
In these private, one-on-one sessions, a therapist will help the teen make a connection between their thoughts and feelings, as well as understand how this impact their behavior.
In this scenario, the teen would go to therapy with their parent(s) and sometimes even with siblings. This style of therapy can be very beneficial as it allows the family to communicate effectively and respectfully.
If your teen is struggling right now and could benefit from therapy, please reach out to us.