Teen Therapy in Midtown Toronto
Bringing About Positive Change for Teens!
Adolescence is a time when many opportunities for growth and new learning can occur, but it can also be a time when many new challenges present themselves. At this time in a young person’s life, guidance, support and at times intervention can have great benefits. If you are a teen or know a teen who is struggling, talking to someone you trust can make a world of difference.
You might seek therapy if you are experiencing the following:
- fighting with parents, siblings
- academic problems
- not fitting in at school
- bullying & cyberbullying
- relationship problems
- substance use problems
- compulsive behaviours (gaming, porn)
- social anxiety
- panic & worry
- unstable moods
- eating issues
- body image problems
- self harm & self injury
- suicidal thoughts
- want to explore your sexual identity
- sadness, depression, loneliness
- feeling withdrawn and isolated
- difficulty concentrating
- difficulty understanding your feelings
- feeling disconnected
- feeling lost or without purpose
- low self esteem
- other issues that are confusing and you need to explore
How do I know if my teenager needs therapy?
It can be helpful to consider therapy if your teenager is experiencing persistent changes in mood, behavior, academic performance, social withdrawal, or difficulty coping with stressors. Consulting with a professional can provide further guidance.
Will the therapist involve me as a parent in the therapy process?
Yes, parental involvement is often crucial in Teen Therapy. Therapists collaborate with parents to gain insights, offer support, and foster effective communication and healthy dynamics within the family.
How long does Teen Therapy usually last?
The duration of Teen Therapy varies based on the needs and progress of the teenager. It can range from a few months to longer-term therapy, depending on the complexity of the issues being addressed.