Adolescent and Children Counseling

 Developmentally, kids struggle to express and name their emotions, resulting in turmoil, depression, and struggle.  Teens and children greatly benefit from having someone to talk to and help give them through a variety of issues.

Counselor for teen bullying

When children are faced with challenges outside of their control, they react to the environment they are faced with. Struggles with bullying, family discord, trauma, social stress, depression, anxiety, may manifest as anger, aggression, and mood changes.

A counselor can help a child develop coping skills and self-awareness to help guide them through difficult times.

Marked distress and problematic behaviors are often manifested in the following ways:

- Excessive anger

-OCD

-Depression/anxiety

-School refusal

-Changes in mood and behaviors

-Drop in academic performance or poor school attendance

-Self-harming behaviors

-Eating disorders

-Bullying behaviors

-Substance use

-Difficulties sleeping or sleeping too much

-Lack of interest in usual activities

Therapists who work with children: 

Mulloy White (3+)

Shay Gladwin (8+)

Kylie Chaffin  

Therapists who work with teens:

Brittani Tyler

Mulloy White

Shay Gladwin

Krystyl Miyamoto (16+)

Srae Christensen 

Kristin Kempff 

COMMON ADOLESCENT/CHILDREN ISSUES:

  • Personal Development

  • College and Career Planning

  • Grief and Loss

  • Sexual Abuse (perpetrator)

  • Sexual Abuse (victim)

  • Trauma

  • Bullying (perpetrator and victim)

  • ODD

  • Depression and anxiety

  • ADHD 

  • Autism

  • School refusal

  • Anger

  • Self-Esteem

  • Perfectionism

  • Body Image