Being a teenager is tough. Sure, adolescents don’t have to pay bills or manage a mortgage. But their development is difficult in a different way. Juggling school, friendships, family, and extra-curricular activities is definitely a full-time job. Plus, adolescence is also a time to push boundaries, discover who they are, and what they believe in. That’s a lot to manage in a short period of time, and I’m not so far removed that I’ve forgotten the pressures of being young.
At Pavilion, we seek to meet each adolescent client where they are, to build rapport, relate, and walk the journey with them, without judgement.
Adolescents typically attend therapy for an hour each week individually, though family support sessions are also available and encouraged. Dr. Baker works from a relational standpoint with teenagers to address concerns such as:
Let’s meet to see if counseling would be a good fit!