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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 Connecticut from Bridgeport to West Haven or even New Britain, 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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Dr. Iwona Horelik
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Because therapy is such a personal, individual process, each of my patients has their own treatment plan. We set goals together, and can check back to see that we are making progress. We work together as a team.


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Together, we will:

Because therapy is such a personal, individual process, each of my patients has their own treatment plan. We set goals together, and can check back to see that we are making progress. We work together as a team.

Something to know about my approach is:

My work with children involves talk and play, but also parenting strategies and collaboration with school. With adolescents and young adults, we may delve into past experiences and relationships and examine how they impact the current situation.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Children
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Selective Mutism
  • Young Adults
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Dr. Iwona Horelik remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Kristen Maguire
Together, we will:

Together we will work on developing coping strategies that will empower YOU and YOUR family to deal effectively with stressful events that you may have encountered in the past or managing presently.


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Together, we will:

Together we will work on developing coping strategies that will empower YOU and YOUR family to deal effectively with stressful events that you may have encountered in the past or managing presently.

Something to know about my approach is:

With a strong background in cognitive-behavioral therapy, I have been trained in mindfulness and acceptance-based, trauma-focused, and play therapy techniques.Flexibility in my approach enables us to tailor the intervention to your needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Adults
  • Aging Parents
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Childhood Issues
  • Co-parenting
  • Coping with medical illnesses
  • Couples Therapy
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Family Therapy
  • Family trauma
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Health Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting Skills
  • School issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teenagers
  • Young Adults
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Kristen Maguire remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Connecticut
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Sara Sumner
Together, we will:

We will start by identifying your goals and figuring out what is keeping you from having a satisfying and fulfilling life. We will also work at strengthening what is already going right in your life!


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Together, we will:

We will start by identifying your goals and figuring out what is keeping you from having a satisfying and fulfilling life. We will also work at strengthening what is already going right in your life!

Something to know about my approach is:

I employ collaborative and evidenced-based approaches to counseling including Cognitive-Behavioral, Narrative, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and DBT therapeutic techniques to address a wide variety of life circumstances.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationships
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Sara Sumner remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Rachael Fulton
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At New Hope Therapeutic Services we focus on restoring HOPE for individuals and families. We will focus on targeting the changes you want to see in your life and we believe therapy is about a partnership.


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Together, we will:

At New Hope Therapeutic Services we focus on restoring HOPE for individuals and families. We will focus on targeting the changes you want to see in your life and we believe therapy is about a partnership.

Something to know about my approach is:

Mental health doesn’t fit into a box, neither does my approach. Every case is personalized and tailored to the unique needs of the individual/family. I promote a more holistic and authentic approach to treating mental health issues.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • grief
  • Hopeless
  • Identity Issues
  • Individual Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self Regulation
  • Substance Use
  • Teen anxiety
  • Teen Girls
  • Teen issues
  • Workplace Issues
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Rachael Fulton remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Natasha Kennedy
Together, we will:

Whatever you bring into session we can work on. If you do not bring something in, we will start there because that usually means something too...


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Picture of Natasha Kennedy, therapist in Connecticut, Georgia, South Carolina
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Together, we will:

Whatever you bring into session we can work on. If you do not bring something in, we will start there because that usually means something too...

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a straight shooter and only work with teens/college students and their families so I am very comfortable navigating whatever comes up for you all. I am not only there for you during the session as that is not the only time the work happens.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • College Students
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Family Therapy
  • high achieving
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicide
  • Trauma
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Natasha Kennedy remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Georgia, South Carolina