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Is Your Teen Struggling with Anxiety or Depression? Discover the Life-Changing Benefits of Thera-fi!

Teen counseling is a way to help teenagers deal with the challenges they face in life. Teenagers are going through so many changes at this age, and it can be difficult to know how to cope with them. They might feel anxious or depressed, or they may have problems with friends or family members. Teen counseling can help your teen learn how to manage these feelings and situations in healthy ways that will make them feel better about themselves and their lives overall. It's also important for teens to have someone who understands what they're going through as well as any other issues or concerns that might come up during the process of growing up (such as body image issues). This type of support will make it easier for your child when dealing with difficult situations without feeling overwhelmed by them!

What is Teen Counseling?

Teen counseling is a type of psychotherapy that helps teens work through their issues and problems. The goal of teen counseling is to help teens develop the skills they need to lead healthier, happier lives in the future. Teenagers often struggle with issues like depression, anxiety, substance abuse and eating disorders; these can make it difficult for them to function at school or home without feeling overwhelmed by their symptoms. In addition to these common struggles that many teenagers experience during this phase in life (which may require professional help), some teens also face more complex struggles such as trauma or abuse from past experiences such as domestic violence or sexual assault.

The Benefits of Teen Counseling

Teen counseling can help your teen improve their communication skills, problem solving abilities and emotional regulation. These are all important skills that will help them in their relationships with friends and family as well as at school. You may be wondering how teen counseling works? Your teen could meet with Sarah Steinbrecher once a week for 45 minutes to talk about whatever they want. The goal is to help them feel better about themselves or solve problems they are having in their life right now. They can talk about anything from schoolwork to friendships or even family issues if they want! If you would like more information on how this type of therapy might benefit your child please call (833) 226-7676.

Sarah Steinbrecher at Thera-fi Answering Questions
Sarah Explaining How Her Experience Helps Teens Navigate Tough Situations and Feelings

Why Choose Sarah Steinbrecher at Thera-fi?

  • Experience: Sarah Steinbrecher graduated with honors in her undergrad and graduate school to become a licensed social worker with that launched her career path into a larger mental health organization but felt like she could provide a better one on one focus for her clients in a private practice setting where quality was more important than quantity. Know that your teen will be in good hands.

  • Approach: Sarah believes that the best way to help teens is by listening to them and understanding their needs, rather than trying to tell them what they need or want. She'll work with your teen on an individual basis so they can feel comfortable discussing their feelings with her.

  • Comfort: Your child should feel at ease when talking about sensitive subjects such as depression or anxiety--and this is something that comes naturally when working with Sarah because of her warm personality and caring nature!

What to Expect During a Session

  • Length of sessions

  • Topics discussed

  • Confidentiality

What to Look for in a Teen Counselor

When choosing a therapist for your teen, it's important to look for someone who is qualified and experienced. The therapist should have a degree in social work, counseling or psychology, and ideally have experience working with adolescents. They should also be able to demonstrate an approach that resonates with you as parents and fits your family's needs. If you are considering hiring someone without these qualifications, consider the following questions:

  • Is this person licensed? If so, by whom? Do they have any special certifications or training? Is there evidence of continuing education in their field of practice?

  • Did they focused enough in college to graduate at the bottom, middle or top of their class? It is important to know how much they learned in their craft and it is also an indicator of what kind of service to expect from them.

  • How long has he/she been practicing (not just at Thera-fi)?

How to Prepare for a Session

In order to get the most out of your session, it's important to be prepared. Here are some tips:

  • Gather information. Before the session, gather any notes or documents that may be relevant to your conversation (e.g., school grades). This will help you stay focused on what matters most in each session and keep track of progress over time.

  • Create a list of topics to discuss. Think about what issues are most important to you right now--whether it's schoolwork or relationships with friends--and write down some questions related to those topics so that we can make sure we address them during our time together!

How to Make the Most of a Session

The most important thing to remember is to be honest and open. You can't expect your counselor to help you if they don't know what's going on in your life, so be prepared to share some of the challenges that are affecting your mental health and well-being. If there are certain topics that make it difficult for you to talk about them with someone else (like abuse or suicide), ask to include a trusted friend or family member who can support you during sessions. It's also important that the person accompanying you understands the nature of counseling so they don't interrupt or try taking over the session themselves; this could make things worse instead of better! Your counselor will ask questions throughout each session, but sometimes these questions may seem unrelated at first glance--this is because they're trying their best not only understand more details about what happened but also determine whether there might be underlying causes behind those events as well (such as depression). In other words: listen carefully! The more information provided upfront means less time spent later trying figure out why something happened when there could've been warning signs beforehand.

The Benefits of Continuing Teen Counseling

The benefits of continuing teen counseling include:

  • Improved communication. Teenagers often find it difficult to express their feelings, especially when they're angry or upset. Through regular sessions with your therapist, you'll learn how to communicate more clearly and effectively with others in your life.

  • Better problem solving skills. When faced with a problem or obstacle, teens often make decisions based on emotion rather than logic or reason--and these aren't always the best choices! By working through issues together with your therapist, you'll develop the tools needed for making good decisions about things like schoolwork, friendships and dating relationships (or lack thereof).

  • Improved emotional regulation skills. As we get older our emotions can become more intense and difficult to manage; this is especially true during adolescence, when hormones are a teenager's most powerful influence.

  • But by practicing mindfulness techniques such as meditation each week during therapy sessions at Thera-fi we can help teach teens how they can better handle their emotions so they don't end up getting into trouble at school because they got upset over something petty such as not being invited into someone else's party last weekend.

  • Increased self-confidence. One of the most common reasons why teenagers get into fights is because their self-esteem has been hurt by something someone said to them at school or online. But by practicing CBT mindfulness techniques such as meditation each week during therapy sessions at Thera-fi we can help teach teens how they can better handle criticism so they avoid getting into trouble as well as better prepare them for places like college or the workforce where they will face challenges from instructors, coworkers and supervisors.

In conclusion, teen counseling with Sarah Steinbrecher at Thera-fi can be life-changing.

If your teen is struggling with anxiety, depression, or any other challenges, counseling can provide them with the support and tools they need to navigate their way through these difficult times. With Sarah's experience, approach and comfort, your teen will be in good hands. By continuing counseling, your teen can develop improved communication skills, better problem-solving abilities, and enhanced emotional regulation skills that will help them lead a happier and more fulfilling life. If you think your teen could benefit from counseling, don't hesitate to reach out to Thera-fi and schedule an appointment with Sarah today!

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