Counselling can be an effective support for teenagers who are struggling with change. You may be reading this as a young person or you may be an adult concerned about a teenager you know. Most of us could do with a helping hand at times. Adolescence is a time when we have to handle major physical, social and emotional developments as well as struggling with some of the key questions of identity formation. Who am I? Where do I fit in? How do I handle the pressures I am feeling? It can be difficult to talk to the people around us. We may want to protect them from our reality, our truth.
Parental separation causes major change for everyone in the family. If you have been bereaved, experienced illness during your teenage years, moved country, or moved schools, all these changes can create stress and raise anxiety levels. Speaking with a counsellor can help with
- Problems with Body Image
- Low self-confidence
- Eating Disorders
- Social Isolation
- A parental consent form must be signed and the counsellor will meet with both parent/guardian & the young person at the initial appointment. The first session offers you an opportunity to ask questions and to decide if you would be comfortable working with me.