Counseling Teens

Our counseling services for teens have been shown to:

  • Improve the quality of the parent-teen relationship
  • Improve academic performance, school attendance, and respect for school personnel
  • Decrease “rebelliousness” associated with the adolescent years
  • Improve a teen’s ability to say “No” to peer pressure
  • Decrease risky behaviors, such as sexual acting out, delinquent acts, and alcohol and drug use
  • Improve healthy coping skills and decrease unhealthy coping (e.g., cutting, drug abuse, alcohol abuse)
  • Improve and/or increase a teens self-esteem, self confidence, and competence
  • Express themselves in healthy, developmentally appropriate ways
  • increased personal Responsibility
  • increased Honesty with self and others
  • increased self- Respect and respect for others
  • increased Self Control
  • increased patience and Tolerance
  • increased cooperation
  • increased citizenship and patriotism
  • Decrease discipline referrals at school
  • Learn effective problem solving skills
  • Improve parent child relationship and peaceful home
  • effectively treat teen depression
  • effectively treat teen anxiety

Presenting Problems:

Stein Counseling professionals work with many adolescent’s presenting problems. The list below is an example and not-exhaustive.

  • fear
  • anger
  • truancy
  • threats or acts of suicide
  • threats or acts of violence
  • promiscuity
  • alcohol and drug abuse
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • sibling rivalry
  • perfectionism
  • trauma
  • difficult adjustments
  • aggression
  • defiance
  • attention-deficit disorder
  • poor academic performance
  • disruptive behavior
  • attachment related insecurities
  • grief due to death or other loss
  • bullying
  • bullying-victim
  • anger
  • low self-esteem
  • other mental health issues
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