Relationships

 

Can you relate to these common concerns when trying to raise a healthy teenager?

 

Does your teen seem to pick the wrong friends?

Have you witnessed or heard from others that your teen is disrespectful to adults?

Are you concerned that your teen’s sexual behavior is premature?

Is your teen disrespectful to you or others in the household?

Does your teen have difficulty getting along with his or her siblings?

Are you having trouble communicating with your teen?

Are you worried about your teen’s dating relationship?

Does your teen seem isolated and disconnected from his/her peers?

Does your teen bully peers?  Or, has your teen been bullied by peers?

 

Teen Counseling Can Offer Assistance and Relief

 

Relationships are incredibly important to teens.  Recent advances in texting and social media have served to highlight the value teens place on peer relationships.  Healthy relationships with parents, siblings, and authority figures can increase a teen’s ability to navigate peer relationships.   When a teen is struggling with a family or peer relationship, it can lead to depression, anxiety, isolation, alcohol/drug use, self-harm, and other concerning feelings and behaviors. Often, counseling is an excellent solution in helping an adolescent gain an understanding of relationships and their impact on thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.  Journeys Counseling Center is well equipped to help teens understand and grow in relationships.

 

 

We generally recommend scheduling an initial assessment with a Journeys counselor to evaluate what your teen or family's specific needs are, as well as determining best options for treatment and more precise answers to the questions you may have about the process. The Journeys team strives to provide you with the perfect fit professionally, and will happily direct you to the counselor with the best personality, expertise and approach for your family.

 

Click on the therapists below to schedule a consultation or check out our team to connect with a therapist that's right for your situation.

 

Need help? Contact our administrative assistant here with any questions, concerns or to be matched with a therapist that is best suited for you and your family's needs.

 

 

Amanda Courvoisier, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

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by email

or call 480.656.0500 extension 16 to set up an appointment

 

Stephanie Otte, LAC, CCTP, NCC

Licensed Associate Counselor

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or call 480.656.0500

extension 22 to set up an appointment

Terry Thorstad, MSC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor & Co-Founder

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extension 12 to set up an appointment

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