“Teenagers” and “transition” are two words that go hand-in-hand. These mini-adults are in a period of self-discovery, using each moment to uncover who they are and what their role is in this world.
And yet, adolescents are faced with an alarming amount of stressors in today’s society, including school, extracurricular activities, social media, technology, parents, and peers.
This excessive pressure, on top of finding their identities, can make it difficult to manage moods, thoughts, and behaviors in appropriate ways.
It is crucial, then, for adolescents to learn healthy coping mechanisms before entering into the next stage of life with greater ease and control on their own.
Sessions are, of course, confidential, but collaboration with parents/guardians is pivotal in providing the best care.
Coming into Jorie’s office is my weekly reset. Here I have the opportunity to use this time and space to work towards healing. The environment Jorie creates is one in which I always feel safe and supported.
"Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands." - Anne Frank
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