Being a teen is not easy. It is also not easy to be a parent of a teen who is struggling. Collaborative Counseling has therapists qualified to provide therapy both to adolescents and parents struggling to navigate the emotional and relational struggles that are becoming increasingly common to this life phase.
The adolescent years are a time of many changes and transitions, and as a result many teens struggle. Counseling can provide a healthy outlet to process these changes and to develop confidence in their ability to solve their own problems and overcome challenges.
Many teens benefit from assistance learning to healthfully navigate relationships, stress, family problems, peer pressure and growing into their unique self. Therapy for adolescents and teens can help improve their overall functioning at home, school, in social situations and relationally with both family and friends.
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Counseling involves a collaborative process where you work with a trained professional who will support you in resolving personal conflicts and emotional difficulties. We specialize in working with teens and their families on a wide array of struggles teenagers can face including:
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