It is not uncommon for people to experience psychological issues during their adolescent years, as they grow towards adulthood and undertake the pressures which can surround this transition. I provide a safe, confidential space in which adolescents can work through some of the issues they are experiencing. Adopting an integrative approach, I encourage adolescents to express themselves through art, creative means or words.
I will always meet with parents/guardian for an initial intake session, as I aim to gather as much relevant information as possible to ensure the treatment I provide is relevant to the needs of the adolescent. This is also a time for the parents/guardians to talk through their concerns in detail and to ask any questions on the specific therapeutic techniques used.
Common issues I help adolescents to overcome include: