Monday - Thursday: 9am - 7pm

Common reasons for seeking counseling (adolescent)

  • Withdrawal from family and friends, spending more time in their room
  • Sudden decline in grades or school performance
  • Significant changes in weight, appetite, energy level and/or sleep habits
  • Disrespect and defiance at home or school
  • Difficulty concentrating or remembering things
  • Change in peer group
  • Not seeming as happy as they used to be
  • Major life transitions

Online Resources

www.emdria.org – this website will give you more information about EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a therapeutic approach in which I am trained.

thework.com/en – this is author Byron Katie’s site, from whom I draw some of my therapy approach. Byron Katie’s “The Work” is a process of inquiry into our stressful thoughts.

self-compassion.org/category/exercises/ – this page has guided meditations and exercises for increasing self-compassion, from the work of Dr. Kristen Neff

www.actmindfully.com.au/acceptance_&_commitment_therapy – this website explains Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, which I also draw from in my work with clients

www.nimh.nih.gov – this website has links for more information including teenage depression, substance use, and eating disorders

www.nami.org – specific mental health concerns (e.g., Depression, Bipolar Disorder)

www.youthcrisisline.org – the California coalition for youth provides a 24 hour toll free number for teens in crisis or their parents who need crisis support for their teen.

grownandflown.com/ – a helpful website for parents, with blog entries about high school and college.

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