Teenagers are facing more stress and high expectations both socially and academically than ever before. On top of these expectations are psychological and physical changes that can make for a very confusing and difficult time for youth. Parents and youth should know that these changes are normal and the pressures of this stage of life can be overcome through relational and emotional support. Counseling for teens in Santa Clarita provides the kind of environment for teens to feel safe to share about their experiences navigating the social and academic pressures they face on a daily basis.
If you’re a parent of a teen it’s important to remember that therapy isn’t just for the big changes in life— instead, preemptively addressing the minor areas of concern before they turn into something more. In therapy, I help teens develop strategies for coping with a wide range of issues from anxiety and depression to self-esteem and identity.
If you’re a teen, you probably feel weird about coming to therapy. You may even think that you’re the only person to struggle with these kinds of issues. The truth is, lots and lots of teens just like you face all kinds of pressures each day. You are not alone. Counseling for teens in Santa Clarita allows you to have a special place to talk to someone who wants to help you figure out your problems so you can feel confident and enjoy your teenage years.
If you’ve ever felt or are currently dealing with these issues I’d love to help you find hope and work towards building confidence to help you thrive and live well.