Teens of this generation are faced with a variety of obstacles at school, home, friendships, and romantic relationships. Teen and young adolescents experience a range of thoughts, feelings, and emotions as they transition from children to adults. Responsibilities and the pressure to be successful increase. Stress escalates this mix of emotions and can lead to relationship conflicts and behavioral issues. Adolescent and Teen Therapy can help individuals to express thoughts and feelings through a healthy outlet, while teaching them how to reduce & Cope with Stress at school, build coping skills, and improve communication with family, friends, and social relations.
Teens often experience a fluctuation in moods and hit and miss communication with parents. When a teen experiences a dramatic change in mood, sleep patterns, appetite, academics, social functioning, or other behavior this may be a sign that he or she could benefit from teen therapy. Dr. Schwartz-Cohen has many years of experience working with teens and adolescents to discuss their life concerns and learn how to express concerns in a positive and healthy manner. Teens may be experiencing self harming behavior, substance abuse, eating disorders, anxiety, anger, or depression. Counseling can help teens to express emotions and work towards changing negative patterns of behavior. Dr. Schwartz-Cohen is a Plantation, therapist with clinical experience helping teens with mood difficulties, depression, self-esteem, adjustment, family issues, and other life conflicts. Therapy can help both teens and their families to overcome life challenges and build healthier relationships.