Teens

Teen Therapy

Teens and pre-teens today face challenges that we never had. They are at a developmentally exciting, yet often complicated and confusing time in their lives. At Sonoma Family Therapy, we share your goals in wanting teens and pre teens to have healthy independence while still feeling connected to the family, develop new skills and find emotional balance through teen therapy.

Common challenges:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Social issues
  • School demands
  • Technology
  • Self-esteem
  • Emotional lows
  • Risky behaviors

Our approach:

We’ll engage with your teenager and invite them to try different things in session and out in the world. We provide a respectful, confidential, and positive relationship with our teenage clients which leaves them feeling empowered and understood. We believe that long lasting change occurs when we can help the whole family. We also want to involve you, the parents, in the process of finding solutions whether in session or at home. Sonoma Family Therapy is a strength-based team.

When working with our teens we commonly use:

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Parent Coaching
  • Art Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Techniques