Irma E. Llanes, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Just like adults, some teenagers and adolescents can benefit from therapy. Many need help dealing with school stress, violence, bullying, the loss of a relationship, or peer pressure. Others need help working through their feelings about family or social issues, particularly if there's a major transition, like a death, divorce, move, or serious illness. Therapy for teens focuses on building self-esteem and improving relationships and communication. Therapists who specialize in the treatment of teenagers are experts at helping adolescents to cope with stress, develop problem-solving skills, a strong sense of self and emotional strength.
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