Adolescence can be a particularly difficult time in the life cycle. During this time teens can become preoccupied with their internal worlds, a phenomenon called 'adolescent egocentrism' and believe the feelings they are experiencing are unique to them. In addition, many teens feel that everyone is juding them, a phenomenon referred to as imaginary audience.
We can provide counselling that attunes to these unique needs and effectively help teenage children make a smoother transition into young adulthood.
Many parents seek the help of a therapist for reasons related to:
Anxiety and depression
Body image issues
Sexually acting out