Counseling help for teens at Empower Counseling Services in Grand Rapids, MI

When you don't know what to say anymore to connect...

Chances are that you have heard this before, and that's because It's true: Parents really do have the toughest job in the world! When you love and desperately care for your children and feel you are losing them, it can result in feelings of hopelessness, confusion, loss and fear. You want to help your child and are at a loss on what to do next.

Does your teen seem down and not themselves?

Does your teen appear anxious and irritable?

Do you worry about your teens safety and ability to make healthy choices?

Are you concerned about your teens friendships or that they may be suffering from bullying behaviors in school?

 

  • Depression and Anxiety

  • Mood/Behavior Management

  • Adjustment Challenges

  • Trauma

  • Grief

  • ADHD

  • Suicidal Ideation/Safety Planning

  • Anger Management

  • Parent-Child Relationship Struggles

  • Interpersonal Issues

  • School Concerns/Bullying

What to Expect in Counseling with your Teen:

As life challenges are unique and complex, counseling tends to look different from person to person and there is not a "one size fits all" approach to treatment. However, research has proven that using Cognitive-behavioral and experiential strategies effectively assists teens with identifying life struggles and developing skills to reduce their symptoms. It is also often very important to involve parents/caregivers in treatment to address communication barriers and family stressors that involve your child. There may be some sessions that you are required to be present while others may involve your teen working independently on issues presented. The following are some of the many areas that can be addressed in counseling:

Counseling help for teens at Empower Counseling Services in Grand Rapids, MI