Counseling for families going through the teen years

For most people, nothing brings greater joy, despair, confusion, or frustration than relationships.  When you feel known, understood, accepted, and treasured by the people you care about... 

Nobody likes to feel stressed all the time.  Anxiety causes people to struggle to sleep, eat, or enjoy their relationships.  It can bother the people they are closest to and disrupt lives...

I am often asked if I work with adults as well as teens, and yes I do.  I am always honored when a teen I worked with returns in their adult years, or when a family believes I may be able to help an adult in their lives.  Sometimes I can work with a parent concurrently with their teen, but often adolescents and parents need their own space.  The following are a few of the most common concerns I work with in the adult side of my practice.

Trauma is some of the worst experiences life has to offer.  It's no wonder it's found to be in the background of many people seeking therapy...

Adults

More than feeling down, depression saps all the energy and spark a person typically has. It seems so easy to do the things you know would help you feel better, but for some reason you can't...