Counseling for Teens and Families
Are you worried about your teen?
Is your relationship strained or fraught with conflict?
A teen and family counselor can get you back on the right track.
5 Secrets All Sucessful Parents of Teens Know
The teen years are often the hardest—for you, your teen and your relationship with them. You might not be certain of the best way to respond to your changing adolescent, their desire for independence, and the new challenges they face.
You worry about your teen.
How is she coping with the changes she has to deal with and the pressure that is put on them by society and their peers? You might find the moodiness and the constant conflict to be unbearable at times. Your worst fear may be that you will “lose” your connection with your child.
Parenting a teen can be overwhelming.
Teen counseling can help you navigate this new territory and achieve your goal of restoring happiness and calm to your child’s life. It will also help you have a better relationship with them.
If you are worried about your teen’s chronic sadness, anxiety, low self-esteem or struggles with peers, teen therapy can help.
Or, if you fear your adolescent may be abusing drugs or is involved with something that is harmful behavior, it is important to address these issues,right away. Hoping they will go away will only send a message to your teen that you don’t notice their pain or don’t care.
My teen and family therapy will address your unique needs.
Therapy for you and your teen is a way to address the specific issues and develop a plan to help your teen learn new ways of managing their life stressors. Through counseling for your teen and/or yourself, you can:
- Understand why your teen is struggling and how you can help
- Develop a plan that involves multiple avenues of support
- Improve communication with your teen
- Feel relief knowing that your teen is getting support for the issues they face today
- Feel more confident and in control as a parent
Santa Rosa Counselor & Therapist Josie Bohling
Call today for a free half hour consultation to find out how to get help for your teens specific needs. Josie Bohling, MFT provides counseling to Teens and Families in Santa Rosa & Sebastopol, California. Call: 707-527-3058 for a free half hour consultation about how my work with teens and families could help your family.