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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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Ileana Gallegos
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I have helped individuals with trauma, mental illness, relationship issues, life transitions, and grief and loss.


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I have helped individuals with trauma, mental illness, relationship issues, life transitions, and grief and loss.

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I utilize a variety of techniques including psychodynamic, solution-focused, attachment based therapy, motivational interview, cognitive-behavioral and supportive interventions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Relationship problems
  • Trauma
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Ashley Buckner
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Explore presenting challenges and areas the you want to work through. Together, we will gather information from your life experiences and how those experiences have shaped and impacted you.


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Together, we will:

Explore presenting challenges and areas the you want to work through. Together, we will gather information from your life experiences and how those experiences have shaped and impacted you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My goal is to meet you where you are at in the present moment. I believe that our brain and body are deeply intertwined and my hope is to help individuals develop felt experiences to create positive change in their lives.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma
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Ashley Buckner remote and phone therapy in California, Utah
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Natasha Aronson
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Together, we will collaborate to create a safe space to make room for your thoughts, feelings, and lived experience, build affect tolerance, acceptance, anxiety management, self-compassion, and non-judgement. No topic is off limits.


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Together, we will collaborate to create a safe space to make room for your thoughts, feelings, and lived experience, build affect tolerance, acceptance, anxiety management, self-compassion, and non-judgement. No topic is off limits.

Something to know about my approach is:

I understand how hard it can be to ask for help. My approach is to meet you where you are, go at your own pace, and assist you in constructing the therapeutic experience which will meet your needs and promote the change you are looking for.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Social Anxiety
  • Teenagers
  • Teen anxiety
  • Work-Life Balance
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Natasha Aronson remote and phone therapy in California
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Selene Burley
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Together we can work to achieve a positive mental outlook, increase awareness, set achievable mental health goals and work to get to the underlying causes.


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Together we can work to achieve a positive mental outlook, increase awareness, set achievable mental health goals and work to get to the underlying causes.

Something to know about my approach is:

You deserve a place to express your thoughts in a non -judgmental environment. A place where the focus is on you and working towards resolutions and finding a fresh perspective is the goal.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • acute stress
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • New Parent
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pregnancy
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Self care
  • Self-Worth
  • Teen issues
  • Trauma EMDR
  • Work stress
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Selene Burley remote and phone therapy in California
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Cameo Johnson
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We will work on managing practical life challenges such as education, employment, and interpersonal relationships, as well as more complex obstacles like imposter syndrome, financial values, and navigating the current social climate.


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We will work on managing practical life challenges such as education, employment, and interpersonal relationships, as well as more complex obstacles like imposter syndrome, financial values, and navigating the current social climate.

Something to know about my approach is:

I guide each session with a social justice and trauma-informed lens to support your mental, emotional, and social development. I utilize an approach that emphasizes honesty and transparency, collaboration, and support without judgment.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Queer Identity
  • Teenagers
  • Young Professionals
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Cameo Johnson remote and phone therapy in California