Children and Teens

At Discovering Balance, our dedicated therapists are committed to implementing personalized support to address the unique needs of your child, adolescents, or family. We understand that the journey of growth involves various challenges, and our comprehensive approach covers a spectrum of areas. From school-related concerns and challenging life situations to emotional distress, behavioral disorders, and acute mental illness, our therapists employ specialized interventions to foster resilience, emotional well-being, and positive development for your loved ones. We are here to collaborate with you on a tailored therapeutic journey that promotes understanding, healing, and lasting positive change.

How mental health impacts children's and teens' day-to-day lives:

  • Academic Performance
  • Behavioral Changes
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Family Dynamics
  • Physical Health
  • Risk of Self-harm
  • Risk of Substance Abuse
  • School Attendance
  • Self-Esteem and Identity
  • Social Relationships

How our therapist at Discovering Balance can help Children and Teens:

  • Academic Support: Therapists can collaborate with parents and schools to address academic challenges, providing strategies to enhance focus, organization, and study skills.
  • Anxiety and Stress Management: Therapists equip children and teens with tools to manage anxiety and stress, offering techniques such as relaxation exercises, mindfulness, and problem-solving skills.
  • Behavioral Management: Therapists work with children and teens to address challenging behaviors, providing strategies for behavior management and promoting healthier choices.
  • Coping Skills: Therapists teach practical coping skills to help children and teens manage stress, anxiety, and difficult emotions in various situations.
  • Developing Healthy Habits: Therapy can address issues related to self-care, promoting the development of healthy habits and routines that contribute to overall well-being.
  • Emotional Expression: Therapy provides a safe and supportive space for children and teens to express their emotions, helping them process and understand their feelings.
  • Grief and Loss Support: For those experiencing grief or loss, therapy provides a space to express emotions, receive support, and navigate the grieving process.
  • Healthy Expression of Anger: Therapists help children and teens understand and express anger in healthy ways, teaching alternative strategies for managing intense emotions.
  • Identity Exploration: Therapy supports teens in exploring their identity, including issues related to self-esteem, self-image, and navigating the challenges of adolescence.
  • Parent-Child Communication: Family therapy facilitates improved communication between parents and children, fostering a deeper understanding of each other's perspectives and promoting a more supportive family environment.
  • Peer Relationships: Therapists can assist in navigating peer relationships, addressing issues such as bullying, social anxiety, and developing assertiveness skills.
  • Self-Esteem Building: Therapy focuses on building self-esteem and promoting a positive self-image, empowering children and teens to develop a strong sense of self-worth.
  • Social Skills Development: Therapy helps improve interpersonal skills, enhancing children's and teens' ability to navigate social situations, build positive relationships, and communicate effectively.
  • Transition Support: For children and teens facing life transitions, such as divorce, relocation, or changes in family dynamics, therapy offers support and strategies for adapting to these changes.
  • Trauma Processing: For children and teens who have experienced trauma, therapy provides a structured and safe environment to process and make sense of their experiences.

Contact Discovering Balance Today

By choosing a therapist from Discovering Balance, you're not just choosing a practitioner, you're selecting a dedicated partner to accompany you on your therapeutic journey. What distinguishes us is our genuine commitment to your well-being and success. At Discovering Balance, we stand out from other practices because we deeply care about your journey, offering more than just a service – we offer a collaborative and compassionate partnership focused on your growth and success. You can schedule an appointment today by calling our office, scheduling an appointment online or completing the intake. We look forward to taking this therapeutic journey with you!

Empathetic support for diverse life obstacles