The developmental stage of adolescence can be difficult for both adolescents and parents to navigate. Therapy is a healthy outlet for adolescents to express themselves in a safe and supportive environment while building self-esteem, promoting empowerment, and developing more effective problem-solving and communication skills.
Problem-solving & communication
Bullying and/or isolation
Family & Social concerns
Academic performance & school adjustment
Struggles with identity
In a collaborative one-on-one relationship, individual therapy offers a space for psychological growth. I approach this from a belief that one's development is influenced by personal history and the larger social environment, recognizing that many factors - including age, physical abilities and cognitive talents, socioeconomic status, political viewpoints, religious/spiritual and/or philosophical beliefs, and sexual, gender, racial/ethnic identities and other unique characteristics - are salient your life.
Therapy sessions are 45-50 minutes and can focus on various areas of concern such as:
Depression & mood disorders
Anxiety & stress management
Post Traumatic Stress
Phobias & fears
Eating disorders & body image
Life Transitions & Life Coaching
Grief & loss
Relationship & family issues
Self-esteem, shame & assertiveness
Perfectionism & performance-based issues
Intimate relations provide a dynamic opportunity for personal development. Couples/relationship counseling will provide you each with the skills to communicate clearly, work through conflict, negotiate solutions, and build trust and respect.
Couples seek support at different stages of their relationship and for a variety of reasons, whether the relationship is trouble or if you are being pro-active, therapy can help maintain healthy relationships with those you love. Together we will work to identify the core issues and will then focus on concrete tools and solutions to achieve your therapeutic goals.
Therapy sessions will help you gain clarify and manage issues such as:
Many other relationship issues can be addressed as well.