Adolescent & Teen Counseling

Adolescent and teen counseling in Eagle. Counselor specializing in teens and adolescents in Boise

Teen & Adolescent Counseling

Providing teens with the opportunity to take part in their own counseling allows them to further develop skills which promote independence. Teenagers today are under a lot of pressure and stress. Adolescents and teens who come to counseling will inevitably improve their overall functioning at home, school, within the family, with peers and in social environments. 


Oftentimes changes in your child’s attitude and behavior are good indicators that they might be struggling to cope with something in their life. If your teenager is exhibiting signs of any of the following behaviors, adolescent counseling can be particularly helpful in learning coping skills and problem-solving skills that will allow your child to deal with problems in a healthy way. 

  • Oppositional and defiant
  • Chemical dependency
  • Changes in social patterns
  • School failure or drop in grades
  • Isolation
  • Struggles with peer relationships
  • Change in peer groups
  • Anxiety
  • Secretive
  • Disrespect for Authority
  • Lying
  • Stealing and shoplifting
  • Emotional and physical violence towards others or animals
  • Perfectionism
  • Depression
  • Gender role and sexual identity questioning
  • Cutting, self-harm behaviors, self-mutilation
  • Angry outbursts
  • Bullying, threatening or fighting
  • Destroying their belongings or others property
  • Increased sadness
  • Stress 
  • Lack of meaningful relationships
  • Trauma
  • Eating Disorder
  • pregnancy
  • Medical/physical illness
  • Parent separation & divorce
  • Death of a close friend or family member

 Issues that adolescents are faced with can turn into major problems that lead to poor choices and consequences that can negatively impact your teenager’s future. Don’t wait until things get worse. Get help today. Adolescent counseling can help your teenager develop healthy relationships, a healthy self-image, understand their self-worth and improve their overall outlook. Adolescent counseling provides support and direction that can make a difference in your teenager’s emotional, mental and physical health. 


Eagle and Boise Counseling