Kids & Teens Counseling

Young boys and girls sitting together and having funRaising responsible kids is a parent’s dream. Living with irresponsible kids is a parent’s nightmare! Parents face enormous challenges in the media-infused culture we live in.

LifeWork counselors understand the unique pressures youth encounter in their developmental journey. We are equipped to treat a wide range of clinical problems associated with childhood and adolescent development. Our treatment approach combines clinical techniques and contemporary methods young people relate to, including: play therapy, art, drama, media, and narrative approaches.

Individual therapy is available to children of all ages, preschool through teens. Individual sessions are often combined with family sessions in order to increase the likelihood of achieving and maintaining therapeutic goals.

Individual Counseling:

  • Anxiety & Mood Disorders
  • Academic-related problems
  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Behavioral problems
  • Oppositional-defiant disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Self-concept
  • Adolescent transition to adulthood

School-related Challenges

Kids and teens often face personal and social challenges that impede their academic development. Responsible parents solicit help from qualified professionals to address their child’s needs.

higher mathHelp for the following:

  • ADD, ADHD
  • Motivation & performance
  • Anxiety & Mood Disorders
  • Behavior problems
  • Anger management
  • Social adjustment
  • Bullying
  • Autism & Aspergers
  • Parenting Strategies

Treatment Modalities

  • Behavior modification
  • Changing negative thoughts
  • Strengths-based strategies
  • Individual & Family sessions