Adolescent Counseling

Help your kid transition through adolescence better with adolescent counseling.

The adolescent years are essential forming years in human development. For sure, you’ve seen plenty of coming-of-age stories about adolescents struggling socially, acting up, shutting down, getting aggressive, and getting into trouble with alcohol and drugs. With proper adolescent counseling, these can be mitigated. Don’t let your child tread the path and journey towards adulthood alone.

The adolescent period is a time for huge developmental milestones. Physically changes in adolescence are massive. Boys and girls go through puberty, and they start seeing physical body changes. Puberty also means hormones that start affecting their moods and thought processes. Psychologically, self-image, identity, and peer pressure are essential issues to tackle at this stage.

Adolescents must be appropriately guided and counseled during these years in their lives. Otherwise, they could end up derailed on the wrong path and retreating to alcohol, drugs, and such to cope. 

What can I do as a parent?

How do you deal with adolescent problems as a parent? Modeling and encouraging good social behaviors for your kid is an excellent way to start. But your family dynamic is not the only determinant of your child’s behavior as an adolescent. At this developmental stage, peers play a huge factor in their behavior and psychology. Ensuring that they don’t mix in with the ‘wrong crowd’ is important.

Try talking to them about what they are going through as well. If they refuse to talk, bring up the subject of seeing an adolescent psychologist and see what their thoughts are about it.

Adolescent Counseling at ThoughtWise

Change is huge during adolescence. Sometimes, these changes can be overwhelming and confusing for some kids. Our adolescent therapists at ThoughtWise can help your child understand the changes they are going through. The guidance and counseling of adolescence are not only for those who have developed personality and behavioral issues. Counseling helps adolescents transition into adulthood better than without it.

Our goal at ThoughtWise is to help your kid and your immediate family develop healthy coping skills needed to get through this stage in your kid’s life. Coping skills that encourage healthy psycho-social development. Your adolescent child needs to feel good about themselves, establish healthy identities, develop respectful relationships, and find their place within your family, social circle, and society at large during this time. Click here to learn more about identity development in adolescents.

At ThoughtWise Adolescent Counseling Center, we are seasoned psychologists who will work with your adolescent, and with you, in understanding you’re unique issues. Adolescent therapy is a collaborative process that involves not just your child but you as their parent. Our process is practical and solution-focused. Each session is tailor-fit and will adjust to your child’s current needs. 

Whatever it is that your kid is going through, whether it’s anger management, body image issues, school problems, bullying, eating disorder, depression, substance abuse, self-harm, disengagement, social isolation, or sexuality issues, our expert counselors are equipped to handle all kinds of adolescent issues.

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Contact us today to see if ThoughtWise is the right fit for you.

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Address

2840 Remington Green Circle,
Unit #3 Tallahassee, FL 32308

Phone

1(888) 876-9784

Email

info@thoughtwise.com

Hours of Operation

Monday          9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday          9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday    9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Thursday         9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday              9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday         9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Hours of Operation

Monday          9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday          9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday    9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Thursday         9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday              9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday         9:00 AM – 4:00 PM