Our teens & adolescents live in a complicated, social media saturated world and are under different types of stress than prior generations. Because of where teens are in neuro-development, they may not handle social, family and academic pressures and problems in the most healthy ways. Counseling can give kids and their families extra support, insight and guidance to help them deal with these challenges.
At LFI, we provide a safe, trusting environment in which the child can express his or her thoughts and feelings while learning new skills to communicate more effectively, manage emotions, establish resiliency and adjust to new situations. Keeping an adolescent/teenager engaged and talking is a primary goal of development. If your child has not been sharing personal information with you or if you are unsure as to how to handle the issues they are facing, we are here to help.
The techniques we use, are tailored to each client’s specific needs. Many of our sessions take place outside in nature infused settings and include one our therapy animals. Some of the teen issues treated at LFI, include: anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, trauma, adjustment difficulties, self esteem, and relational concerns.