Adolescent and Young Adult Services

“I hated every minute of training but I said, ‘Don’t quit.’ Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”
Muhammad Ali

Much of the teen experience is challenged by difficult decisions. Sometimes those decisions are complicated by on-set of depression, anxiety, or difficulties with self-esteem. This period of development challenges many as the demands of emotional, physiological, social and academic changes can be exhausting. We are here to help assess, support and equip your teen in developing skills necessary to not just move through these years but to embrace and enjoy them.

  • Assessments and Interventions for Anxiety, depression, mood, trauma, and risk
  • Healthy expression and boundaries through DBT skills training; CBT; expressive therapies; supportive psychotherapy
  • Family Work: Rebuilding healthy relationships, setting limits, supporting healthy development
  • Suicide Assessments
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assessment

Sessions are 55 mins focussing on a variety of concerns, and interventions,including but not limited To:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Self Care
  • Stress Mangement
  • Social Difficulties
  • Transitional life issues, creating stress and uncertainty
  • Classroom Behaviors
  • Personality Disorders
  • Risk taking behaviors
  • ADHD/Impulsive Behavior

Family Counseling:

  • Imrpoving Communication
  • Establishing consistent and organized parenting
  • Resolving Family Conflict
  • Healing past wounds
  • Setting healthy boundaries
  • Recognizing Strengths
  • Processing Family Trauma
  • Blending families: Pro-active and Retro-active solutions
  • Celebrating and find joy together
  • Psycho Education on mental illness, behavior challenges, and impact on family members
  • Parent Coaching.

Your therapist will gather a complete and comprehensive history and work with you from a strengths based approach, together finding a starting point and allowing the journey of healing and joy to begin. Some specialities and background specialities of Heather and Colleen include:

  • DBT
  • CBT
  • PCIT
  • Behavior Modification
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Systems Theory
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Client Centered Approaches
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Breathing and mindfulness techniques
  • Recovery approaches
  • and many other trainings, and approaches utilized to meet the individual needs.
(513) 503-8859

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