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In this day and age, it can be difficult for youth and teens to navigate school obligations, social interactions, family issues, and more. Some children even suffer from undiagnosed mental illnesses that make everyday life a challenge. Without adequate support, youth and teens may struggle immensely with their mental and emotional health and live miserable lives.

That’s where teen and youth counseling/therapy can help. Wherever you are located in California from Alameda to Yucaipa or even Montclair, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs Your Child Can Use Youth/Teen Therapy

It can be challenging to determine whether you should seek professional help for your child. Youth and teens may need counseling for the following reasons:

  • They isolate themselves from their friends.
  • Their school grades are slipping.
  • They make reckless decisions.
  • They often seem sad or worried.

If a child exhibits any of the above signs, consider speaking with a therapist about teen or youth counseling. If you are curious to learn more about how you can help your child, read licensed therapist Stephanie Olarte’s tips about teen/youth therapy and how parents can get involved.

Your Child Deserves to Feel Better: Explore Youth/Teen Counseling Today!

Youth and teen counseling enables a therapist to identify your child's issues and create a customized plan to address them so your child can flourish and be happy. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified youth therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Looking to expand your network? At Mental Health Match, we match clients to therapists and counselors specializing in youth/teen therapy. Get set up for new referrals in 10 minutes or less. 60 day free trial, with no credit cards required to start. Join now.

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Dr. Galina Buckhout
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We will collaborate about your diagnosis and treatment plan. During treatment, your treatment plan can be updated at any time. We will always work collaboratively and in line with your therapeutic goals at your comfort level.


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We will collaborate about your diagnosis and treatment plan. During treatment, your treatment plan can be updated at any time. We will always work collaboratively and in line with your therapeutic goals at your comfort level.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use several types of evidence-based psychotherapies to create a customized treatment plan tailored to your specific wants, needs, and symptom presentation. All of the psychotherapies used are evidence-based (meaning they are supported by research).

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Adolescents
  • Alcohol
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety-Driven Anger
  • Anxiety Management
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bereavement
  • Career Change
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Confidence
  • Couples
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence Survivors
  • Families
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Health Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • Immigrants
  • Job Stress
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Changes
  • Life Transitions
  • Military Life Transition
  • Military Service
  • Nervous System Regulation
  • Parenting
  • Parenting Skills
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Sadness
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Image
  • Situational Stress
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Veterans/Military Families
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Dr. Michelle Wambach
Together, we will:

Explore patterns of self-defeating thoughts-beliefs-actions to uncover their roots. Learn to set clear boundaries and respond in healthy ways. Improve your self-esteem to make better life choices. Manage anxiety to be more productive&engaged in life.


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Together, we will:

Explore patterns of self-defeating thoughts-beliefs-actions to uncover their roots. Learn to set clear boundaries and respond in healthy ways. Improve your self-esteem to make better life choices. Manage anxiety to be more productive&engaged in life.

Something to know about my approach is:

With compassion and non-judgment we will focus on the problems that are important to you. Therapy is tailored for your needs using a holistic approach that takes into account mind, body, and spirit. This is a safe space to talk about what is hurting.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
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Edward De Anda
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Help you through whatever you are going through in life.


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Help you through whatever you are going through in life.

Something to know about my approach is:

Kind, compassionate, and direct.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abusive Relationships
  • Acculturation Issues
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Adoption Evaluations
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Assault
  • Assessments
  • Attachment Styles
  • Burnout
  • Career
  • Career Coaching
  • Career Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Coping Skills
  • Court-Ordered Therapy
  • Criminal Justice Involvement
  • Cultural Issues
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Hispanics
  • Immigrants
  • Immigration Evaluations
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Interpersonal Difficulties
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Regulation
  • Multicultural Identity
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Compassion
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Substance Abuse Intervention
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Kristina Scarpa
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Together, I walk side by side with my clients in order to help them grow, move past or manage their struggles. My clients develop better coping skills, a more fulfilling life, and have more meaningful relationships. I am also trained in EMDR.


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Together, I walk side by side with my clients in order to help them grow, move past or manage their struggles. My clients develop better coping skills, a more fulfilling life, and have more meaningful relationships. I am also trained in EMDR.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have an eclectic style that is tailor-made to fit each client needs. I always try to provide some immediate relief for current problems with coping skills and problem solving strategies along with exploring ones past for generational patterns.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Marriage
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Stress
  • Teenagers
  • Trauma
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Kristina  Scarpa remote and phone therapy in California, Idaho, Texas
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Ingrid Chacon
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Whatever you're dealing with, I'm here to support you. Let's work together to create tailored strategies and tools that will help you achieve your goals and feel your best!


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Whatever you're dealing with, I'm here to support you. Let's work together to create tailored strategies and tools that will help you achieve your goals and feel your best!

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is customized to suit each individual and incorporates various modalities, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy Client-Centered Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Somatic Therapy whi

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Children
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Regulation
  • First Responders
  • Life Changes
  • Life Transitions
  • Men
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Self Care
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Veterans/Military Families
  • Women
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Ingrid Chacon remote and phone therapy in California